Kansas Cultural History - Workshop

Rebecca Dempsey [ view artist bio ]

Kansas Cultural History - workshop


This workshop offers an in-depth study of the topics covered in the Kansas Cultural History performance. Rebecca Dempsey pulls songs and stories from the group performance to lead students in the exploration of some of Kansas' history. Students wear hats and pantomime characters, play games, read cards, and sing songs while Rebecca tells the stories. 


To schedule this program please contact us at 816-531-4022 or by email at booknow@kcya.org.



Grade Levels: 3,4,5

Fees: $110 for 1 workshop; $95 each, for 2 or more workshops on the same day / The break between workshops must not exceed 90 minutes to receive the reduced rate.

Maximum Audience Size: 30

Availability: Please inquire

Program Length: 45 minutes

Location: At Your School

Teachers' Guide: Kansas Cultural History_Workshop_TPG

Requirements: Enclosed classroom or multi-purpose space; open space large enough for children to sit in a circle on the floor; long space across the front of the room for display materials; desk or table for display materials; one chair; all workshops in same room

Standards: 1.1 1.1 Knows how a culture's art works and artifacts reflect its values and beliefs.1.3 1.3 Knows how people define and use resources.4.4 4.4 Knows the ways in which culture influences the perception of places and regions (e.g., religion and other belief systems, language and tradition; perceptions of beautiful or valuable).5.1 5.1 Understands the broadly defined areas of state and local historical events.11.2 11.2 Understands characteristics of works in various art forms that share similar subject matter, historical periods or cultural context.

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