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Moby-Dick Opera Look-In

Cuesheet: WNO Look-In: Moby-Dick
Get a special, insider’s peek behind the curtains of Moby-Dick, a new opera of Herman Melville’s 19th-century literary masterwork.
Opera, Backstage, Literature

Washington National Opers: Moby Dick

Cuesheet: WNO Working Rehearsal: Moby-Dick
Hoist sail, raise anchor, and join the hunt for the great white whale! Experience a musical journey of Herman Melville’s epic tale of obsession, madness, and death-defying adventure.
Opera, Backstage, Literature

Mockingbird

Cuesheet: Mockingbird: A World Premiere Kennedy Center and VSA Commission
Adapted by Julie Jensen from the 2010 award-winning book by Kathryn Erskine, this vibrant and moving world premiere play tells the story of a young girl on the autism spectrum who changes a community.
Accessibility, Theater, Literature, Family

Locomotion

KC Connection: Locomotion
A foster child uses poetry to cope with his troubled past
Playwrights & Plays, Literature, Poetry, Theater

As You Like It

Article: Shakespeare in Love
Shakespeare made the pursuit of love just as difficult as leading men to war, or solving your father's murder
Playwrights & Plays, Shakespeare, Tragedy, Literature, Theater

Romeo and Juliet

Article: Romeo and Juliet
Find out why William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet is such an enduring love story. Learn more about Act II’s balcony scene and the tragedy’s most well-known adaptations
Playwrights & Plays, Shakespeare, Tragedy, Literature, Theater

Ear buds in love

Article: Perfect Harmony: Singing the Love
Nothing sings romance like a love song. And people have been singing them for thousands of years.
Music, Literature, History

Words of Love

Article: Love in Poetry and Words
Need the right words for Valentine's Day? Let the great poets, writers, and thinkers share their thoughts
Language, Literature, Poetry, Shakespeare

Skeleton Story

Article: The Skeleton of a Scary Story
Have you ever wanted to scare your friends around the campfire? This article will tell you how!
Science Fiction & Fantasy, Literature

Martha Graham

Collection: Women in the Arts
From providing historical inspiration to preserving cultural traditions to pushing the boundaries of creativity, explore the contributions women have made and continue to make to the arts.
Dance, Dance Legends, Music Legends, Musicals, Literature, Poetry, Theater

Pencil

Collection: Poetry & Literature
From haiku to hip-hop; slam poetry to the origin of our national anthem. Poetry reaches back through cultural traditions while also inspiring young artists on the cutting edge of self-expression.
Poetry, Young Artists, Literature, Hip-Hop, Shakespeare

The Dying Centurion

Collection: Ancient Empires
From the music, theater, and mythology of Ancient Greece, to traditional music of Chinese and Arab cultures, to the lore of Arthurian England, discover past and present civilizations through their arts.
Asia, China, Folklore, Geography, Greece, History, India, Literature

Language Arts

Collection: Language Arts Resources
How do fables and myths explain the unknown and preserve cultures? What makes a good story? How do plays comment on societal issues? Grab a pencil and prepare to create original poems, experience the Civil War through letters, and parse symbolism and metaphor in this exploration of language arts.
America, Europe, Folklore, Language, Literature, Native America, Playwrights & Plays, Poetry

Spooky Radio

Article: Making a Spooky Radio Play
Children can learn about storytelling by writing and performing their own radio play
Family, Literature, Theater, Young Artists

Student Writing

Article: Take Two: Teaching Revision Through the Arts
Find tips on how the arts support revision in the writing curriculum, and differentiate the writing process using the arts
Education, Language, Literature

Twenty-First Century

Take Five: Arts in the 21st Century Classroom
The skills our students need can be readily integrated into arts lessons and vice versa
Theater, Music, Literature, Dance

Cultural Dancers

Take Five: Cultural Connections
Enliven and enrich your cultural heritage month observances through the arts
Music, Dance, Theater, Poetry, Literature, Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, Native America, World Cultures, India

Art Teacher With Students

Article: Do Tell: Giving Feedback to Your Students
How can arts educators provide engaging and useful feedback? Here are seven suggestions to get you started
Education, Young Artists, Musical Instruments, Theater, Literature, Music, Poetry, Ballet, Dance

Reading Into Action

Tipsheet: Reading Into Action
Make reading part of your physical education class and exercise students' bodies and brains!
Physical Activity, Literature

Mother and girl art class

Tipsheet: Going Public
Here are the best and safest ways to share your student's work with the world!
Education, Young Artists, Visual Arts, Poetry, Playwrights & Plays, Literature

Elementary school girls dancing

Article: How Dance Can Teach Literature
How to incorporate dance into a traditional English classroom
Dance, Education, Literature, Young Artists

The African Slave Trade

Lesson: Reliving History Through Slave Narratives
After reading narratives from former slaves that were recorded in the 1930's as part of the Federal Writers' Project, students will research slavery
America, History, Literature

Scene from Twelfth Night

Lesson: Playing with Puns
This theater and language arts lesson offers intellectual, creative and interpretive opportunities. Students will analyze and compare the puns and word play in selected scenes
Language, Literature, Theater

Shadow Puppet.

Lesson: The Science of Shadow Puppets
Through online learning tools and the creation of shadow puppets and plays, students will learn how light interacts with matter
Literature, Science, Puppets

Mythical Gods

Lesson: Writing Myths
Students will explore how myths provide explanations for nature and science. They will read and analyze the Native American myth "Giants and Mosquitoes."
Literature, America, Native America, Language, Nature, Folklore, Science

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