Content: (Music/Writing-English Language Arts)
Teachers: 1.5 to 3 hours of Instruction Time
Maximum Number of Workshop Participants: 35
Grade Levels: 3-8
Students: 45 – 50 minutes per class
Residency Length: Minimum of 5 days
Maximum Number of Students per Class: 25
This exciting hands-on workshop invites teachers to dig deep into storytelling, using proverbs and Adinkra symbols from Ghana, West Africa, as visual makers that express their beliefs, attitudes and thoughts. Draw upon traditional literary genres that models expressive use of language. Learn the importance of proverbs and symbols as a tool which aids students in building their own stories that reflect their understanding of moral values and illustrates their creative ideas, aspirations, and thoughts.