Grade 8 Arts Education
Videos are listed chronologically by date added, beginning with the most recent
Funny Feelings with Mooky. Grades 5, 6, 7 and 8
Ask Artists Episode 6: “Move It” Movement (Part 4: Dance Performance) - Mitchell Larsen
Mitchell presents a performance they created with the combination of exercises and ends with “10 Things” (that they turn into 14 Things), with a list of advice, wisdom, lived experience, dos and don’ts, etc.
Ask Artists Episode 6: “Move It” Movement (Part 3: Creating a Dance) - Mitchell Larsen
Part 3 is an extension of Part 2 with additional activities, explanation, and discussion.
Ask Artists Episode 6: “Move It” Movement (Part 2: Getting Comfortable with Movement) - Mitchell Larsen
Mitchell introduces their practice with featured exercises, skill building, creation techniques, and artistic discussion.
Ask Artists Episode 6: “Move It” Movement (Part 1: Meet The Artist) - Mitchell Larsen
Mitchell addresses students with an introduction to their practice; sharing advise, guidance and anecdotes.
Ask Artists Episode 4: “Speak Up” Spoken Word (Part 4: Perspective with Peace) - Peace Akintade
Peace takes students on an inspirational journey of her own growth and different opportunities that helped her realize who she is and what she likes. She provides insight to fears she had when she was starting out and reminds students that they continue to grow with new opportunities as they are ...
Ask Artists Episode 4: “Speak Up” Spoken Word (Part 3: Performing with Peace) - Peace Akintade
Peace presents two of her poems and shares techniques that will help students get grounded as they prepare to present their poems to an audience.
Ask Artists Episode 4: “Speak Up” Spoken Word (Part 2: Writing with Peace) - Peace Akintade
Students will use their senses, draw upon imagery, and explore ways to create their own, personalized poems. Peace will introduce students to four different techniques/exercises to experiment with as they explore creating images with words.
Ask Artists Episode 4: “Speak Up” Spoken Word (Part 1: Meet The Artist) - Peace Akintade
Meet interdisciplinary artist Peace Akintade, Saskatchewan’s Youth Poet Laureate for 2020-21. Peace talks about her practice and discusses where she draws inspiration from. This includes music, observing interactions amongst people, and personal experiences as a young black immigrant and refugee ...
Flow Poetry with ecoaboriginal. Grades 5, 6, 7 & 8
Join spoken word poet Janelle “ecoaborijanelle” Pewapsconias. Using flow poetry, you and your students will explore our Saskatchewan watersheds and water systems as a topic of focus for poetic expression and scientific inquiry. The broadcast will include performances by the artist as well as opp...
Spontaneous Story with Jayden Pfeifer. Grades 7 & 8
Join theatre artist Jayden Pfeifer as we explore the skills of improvisation! Jayden will work with the students to exercise their improv muscles. Practice availability, listening, accepting, supporting, and creative expression in a supportive group environment. This active and spontaneous storyt...
Eekwol’s Rhythm and Rap Show ft. Lindsay Knight. Grades 6, 7 & 8
Lindsay “Eekwol” Knight has been creating and performing hip hop music for many years. As an Indigenous artist, she draws on life experiences and collective histories within her work. As a mother she embraces the teachings of living in a good way for future generations. Eekwol engages schools in ...
What’s the Difference Between Me & You? with Kris Alvarez - Grades 7-8
Join theatre artist Kris Alvarez on this playful creative journey. On our quest, we will explore collaboratively and independently to find true connections, true voices, while collectively creating. Get ready to move around and have a lot of fun in this class.
Drawing One Page Comics with Allan Dotson - Grades 5-8
Allan Dotson is a comics artist and fantasy illustrator. In this program students will be led through drawing a one-page comic. Students will learn how to pencil and ink a close-up, long shot, and action shot on paper. Follow along with Allan’s teachings and get ready to draw a one page comic of ...
Adventures of the Cycling Fox with Felipe Gomez. Grades 5, 6, 7 & 8
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...