Oral Tradition: Your Family's Story

Susansylvia Scott (Master Teaching Artist) (Lighton Prize) [ view artist bio ]



Oral tradition, with Master Teacher and storyteller Susansylvia Scott, will inspire children to explore their culture, family history, and background. The workshop increases pride in the ownership of their family and community. The gathering and telling of a story from an elder will enhance creative language, organizational skills, and focusing abilitilies.


Susansylvia has two other workshops that emphasize story writing: Storytelling: The Reading & Writing Connection and What's Your Story: All Writing's Creative




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




Grade Levels: 3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12

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 students

Availability: Mondays are best; Please inquire for other days

Program Length: 45-50 minutes

Location: At Your School

Teachers' Guide: Oral tradition- your family's history

Requirements: Classroom desks moved to create a presentation space. Teachers must be present at all times during workshop.

Common Core Standards: RL., RL., RL., RL., RL., RL., RL., RL9-, RL.11-


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