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Theodore Roosevelt remains one of America’s best-known and most recognizable presidents, but how much do you really know about him? This program for grades k-2 introduces students to TR at a lower-elementary relatable level as the inspiration for that standard of childhood, the Teddy Bear.Participatory storytime tells the tale of how an actual event showed… Read more »

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Theodore Roosevelt remains one of America’s best-known and most recognizable presidents, but how much do you really know about him? This program, recommended for grades 8 and 11, explores Theodore Roosevelt’s presidency, and the political issues of early 20th century America, through period political cartoon analysis and discussion. Political cartoons are far more than just… Read more »

Shea’s Reader’s Theatre program is a great way to help boost fluency and comprehension in your readers. Through collaboration with the Teaching Artist and Classroom Teacher, this one-week residency will introduce students in grades 3-7 to the art of Reader’s Theatre. Throughout the week students will learn about pronunciation, projection, character and stage presence, while… Read more »

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This program will focus on the basic elements of theatre and understanding Shakespeare’ s text using the Staircase of Complexity. We will delve into the historical and cultural context in which Willia