Grade 6

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Ask Artists Episode 6: “Move It” Movement (Part 4: Dance Performance) - Mitchell Larsen

Series: Ask Artists
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

Series: Ask Artists
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

Series: Ask Artists
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

Series: Ask Artists
Mitchell addresses students with an introduction to their practice; sharing advise, guidance and anecdotes.

Ask Artists Episode 2: “I Am” Puppetry (Part 4: Putting on a Puppet Show) - Crispi Lord

Series: Ask Artists
Crispi introduces us to ways to get started: determining who the characters are, place, conflict/plot, etc. Crispi considers things you should be mindful of when preparing to present your story for an audience, such as performing techniques and accessories, including lighting, sound, backdrop, et...

Ask Artists Episode 2: “I Am” Puppetry (Part 3: All About Puppet Shows) - Crispi Lord

Series: Ask Artists
Students are introduced to shadow puppetry. Crispi discusses possible ways to play with staging and lighting, as well as simple techniques to make your own shadow puppets using self-portraits. Students will learn how to create props and puppets from basic materials, such as found objects, hand-ma...

Ask Artists Episode 2: “I Am” Puppetry (Part 2: Making Puppets) - Crispi Lord

Series: Ask Artists
We are introduced to a few examples of puppets (table-top, hand puppets, and rod puppets) Crispi has in her studio and how each functions slightly differently. Students will learn how to make self-portrait masks in both two-dimensional and three-dimensional puppets, using inexpensive and recycled...

Ask Artists Episode 2: “I Am” Puppetry (Part 1: Meet The Artist) - Crispi Lord

Series: Ask Artists
Meet Saskatoon artist Crispi Lord. Crispi is a puppeteer and runs a small theatre company, Wide Open Children’s Theatre. We are introduced to Crispi’s passion for puppetry and storytelling through the many characters she works with. Crispi introduces us to various methodologies in telling a story...

Flow Poetry with ecoaboriginal. Grades 5, 6, 7 & 8

Series: LIVE Arts
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 5 & 6

Series: LIVE Arts
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

Series: LIVE Arts
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 - Grade 6

Series: LIVE Arts
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

Series: LIVE Arts
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 ...

Dream Big Special Features

This series of special features may be used to provide enrichment to Dream Big and include behind-the-scenes videos and educational webisodes on engineering topics.

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