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Grade 1 Arts Education

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Adventures of the Cycling Fox with Felipe Gomez. Grades 1 & 2

Series: LIVE Arts
Felipe Gomez shares his multimedia performance, "The Adventures of the Cycling Fox," a fusion of live music, spoken word and projections of video animations. During the video's activities, students learn to observe sound waves, patterns in music, rhythm and pitch. Felipe also demonstrates body pe...

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metawe = To Play. Drama with Curtis Peeteetuce. Grades 1 & 2

Series: LIVE Arts
We must continue speaking our Cree language. The revitalization of language and culture are vital to the rebuilding of community. In this workshop, educators and students revisit our mandate for play. Interactive elements include familiarizing ourselves with voice and body as we explore animal pl...

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Métis Art and Stories in the Classroom with Leah Marie Dorion. Grades 1 & 2

Series: LIVE Arts
Why were bison essential to people living on the plains, prior to the time of Treaty negotiations (1870s)? What does the bison represent today? This LIVE Arts broadcast features contemporary artwork and storytelling by Métis artist Leah Marie Dorion, based on her children's book, "Métis Camp Circ...

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Roll with It, Featuring Laura Hale. Grades 1 & 2

Series: LIVE Arts
Roll with It is a collaborative project that includes all students contributing to the final artwork. The piece organically develops and evolves in response to student creation and composition. Laura explores materials and their transformation. Students consider colour, texture, shape, form and p...

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Drawn to the Beat with Allan Dotson. Grades 1 & 2

Series: LIVE Arts
Students find out how to Get On Beat for Culture Days by learning to draw a detailed scene of a dancing humanoid character. Through guided demonstrations and audio samples, fantasy illustrator and comics artist, Allan Dotson, shares tips and techniques.

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Poetry and Oral Stories in the Classroom with ecoaborijanelle. Grades 1 & 2

Series: LIVE Arts
Poet and performance artist ecoaborijanelle (Janelle Pewapsconias) inspires students to work on creative expression through the theme of "wellbeing" by connecting with their senses.

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Métis Jigging Part 2. Grades 1 & 2

Series: LIVE Arts
Krystle Pederson is a traditional jigger and Métis dance instructor. In Métis Jigging Part 2, Krystle talks about different styles of fiddle music and how jigging steps are incorporated into other styles of dance. Through demonstrations and practise, students build on the skills and knowledge gai...

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Soundtracks for Adventurous Kids with Felipe Gomez. Grades 1 & 2

Series: LIVE Arts
Felipe Gomez is an educator, award-winning musician and adventurer. His interactive music program explores the importance of music in daily life. He shares his multimedia performance, "The Adventures of the Cycling Fox," a fusion of live music, spoken word and projections of video animations. Dur...

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Stomp and Holler with Scott Richmond. Grades 1 & 2

Series: LIVE Arts
Scott Richmond presents a series of original and classic songs to get you moving to the music. Students engage in active listening by responding to verbal, musical and visual cues. Patterns, actions and compositions are explored collaboratively through collective dance and vocal expression. In ad...

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Dance with Heather Cameron. Grades 1 & 2

Series: LIVE Arts
Using pop culture music and videos as stimuli, students create movement vocabularies based on their artistic interpretation and personal perspective. Through demonstrations and group-led improvisations, students investigate their range of movement and explore a wider spectrum of physical qualitie...

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Beading with Randi. Grades 1 & 2

Series: LIVE Arts
Students are led through the process of moss bag beadwork and design. The instruction incorporates the history of the artform, including its significance and importance to Indigenous identity. Beadwork has the ability to connect and to educate people to Indigenous history and experience. By weavi...

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A Royal Pain. Episode 11

Princess Persephone the harp joins the jam, but alienates everyone with her demanding and diva-like ways. Will they get it together in time for their Royal Command Performance or will the Princess end up performing all alone? Featured instrument: harp; musical focus: harmony.

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Move to the Beat. Episode 1

The band hurts Ella's feelings when they stage a marching show, forgetting that she has WHEELS! This episode focuses mainly on beat. Secondary emphasis is on singing in unison, tempo, texture and timbre.

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Solo on the Slide. Episode 3

Billie prepares a solo to play when her Dad visits, but will he pay attention to her long enough to hear it?

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Tuning In. Episode 13

A relaxation expert arrives to help calm Louis' anxiety, but his easy-going style only makes things worse. This video focuses on tuning. Secondary emphasis in the video is placed on pitch, listening skills and performance anxiety. The ukulele, lute, banjo and pitch pipe are featured.

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