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Institute and Retreat Handouts

2010 Institute Handouts

  • There’s Blue All Around Me (Prey)

    THERE'S BLUE ALL AROUND ME (Prey), Music and Lyrics by Eli Yamin and Clifford Carlson

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  • Sparkle and TWANG Questions

    Questions and Answers

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  • Amazing Grace Lyrics

    Amazing Grace Lyrics -- John Newton (1725-1807), Stanza 6 anon.

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  • Elements of Music

    Jodie Austin – Just Swinging – 2010 Whole Schools Institute

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  • There’s Blue All Around Me (Predators)

    There's Blue All Around Me (predators), A Nora's Ark Recording

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  • Sparkle and Twang

    WEBSITES/RESOURCES FOR Sparkle & TWANG

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  • Drawing: A Qualitative Approach to Teaching Art

    Everyone can engage in art-making behavior. Just because a child can draw, paint or construct doesn’t mean it is a work of good or bad art. It may be a child’s visual statement, but it doesn’t necessarily mean it is of art quality.

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  • Lesson Plan for Motif Magic

    Whole Schools Summer Institute, July 21, 2010 - Lesson Plan for Motif Magic - Lesson Author: Janis Anderson

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  • Swingin’ on the Family Tree

    Swingin' on the Family Tree. A Nora's Ark Recording

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  • Scansion

    Scansion is the method of determining meter of a poem and is accomplished by marking accented syllables, distinguishing the metrical feet and counting the feet.

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  • American Musical Heritage

    America’s Musical Heritage – CD Contents

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  • It’s Gonna Rain

    IT'S GONNA RAIN: Music and Lyrics by Eli Yamin & Clifford Carlson

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  • “Learning History Through Ballads” Workshop

    “LEARNING HISTORY THROUGH BALLADS” WORKSHOP: America the Beautiful, Words by Katharine Lee Bates, Melody by Samuel Ward

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  • Dance Integration

    Dance Integration: Ideas for Implementation

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  • Nora’s Ark Workshop #1

    NORA’S ARK WORKSHOP VERSION #1 BY ELI YAMIN & CLIFFORD CARLSON

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  • Poetry to Song

    Poetry to Song: Resources for Teachers

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  • BrainDance

    Movements in the eight patterns may be done standing, sitting on the floor or a chair, lying down, or traveling through space. The BrainDance should be done sequentially and holistically.

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  • Nora’s Ark Cover Page

    Nora's Ark (workshop version) by Eli Yamin & Clifford Carlson

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  • History Through Ballads

    History Through Ballads - Resources for Teachers

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  • Interpreting My Universe Through Poetry and Dance

    The info-session “Interpreting Our Universe Through Poetry and Dance” will allow participants the opportunity to examine their environment of personal experience and the global world of current events and historical periods through the lens of poetry and dance.

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  • Mississippi Blues Trail Lesson Plan

    Whole Schools Summer Institute 2010; Meridian, Miss. / Scott Barretta, Writer and Historian, Mississippi Blues Trail / Mary Margaret Miller, Heritage Director, Mississippi Arts Commission

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  • Classroom As Theatre

    Classroom As Theatre: Presented by Wavelength Whole Schools Institute 2010, Meridian, Mississippi

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  • SICK by Shel Silverstein

    SICK by Shel Silverstein: I can/not go/ to school/ today.” 8 Said lit/tle Peg/gy Ann/ McKay. 8...

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  • Island of the Blue Dolphins

    The info-session: Island of the Blue Dolphins: Literacy Connections and Making Meaning is an instructional resource for junior and senior high school and special education teachers. It uniquely combines literacy and the visual arts into all curriculum areas by using the language and vocabulary found within the juvenile work of fiction The Island of the Blue Dolphins.

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  • Culture in the Classroom

    Culture in the Classroom, Interdisciplinary Arts Integration: Presented by Andrea Schipke and Casey Watts Nora Davis Magnet School

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  • Igniting and Inviting High Engagement, Motivation, and Achievement with Improvisation

    Igniting and Inviting High Engagement, Motivation, and Achievement with Improvisation and Components for High Engagement, Motivation, Performance, and Achievement

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  • Sound and Structure

    Information from Writing Metrical Poetry, contemporary Lessons for Mastering Traditional Forms by William Baer, Writer’s Digest Books

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  • Literacy for Little People

    Literacy for Little People: Literacy Connections and Making Meaning, presented by Deborah Adero Ferguson

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