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Residency: Giving Voice to the Holocaust

Artist: Stevie Greenwell

Type: Residencies

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Students will explore the lives behind the statistics of the Holocaust. They will learn about life before, during and after the Holocaust. They will create found poems from biographies of Holocaust Victims and turn those found poems into songs. This is a powerful process that allows students to reflect and connect to history in a very personal way. It is a way to continue to give voice to those that no longer have one. It will culminate in a performance of the songs created and students sharing what this process taught them. A similar workshop can be done for other topics given collaboration with teacher and artist and availability of primary resources, quotes, or biographies.

 

Information

Audience Limit: 35 per classroom

Program Length: Minimum 8 sessions each in 2 classrooms

Appropriate for Grades:
8th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade

Price

Assembly Price: Contact for details.

Assembly Back-to-Back Price: Contact for details.

Workshop Cost per Day: Contact for details.

Workshop Materials Fee: Contact for details.

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Technical Requirements

Themes

(01) January: MLK Day
(02) February: Black History Month

Curriculum Connections

Common Core Standards (Literacy)
History-Social Science
Language Arts
Social Justice