In Exploring Differences, We Discover Similarities

  • School Year: 2013-2014
  • Applicants: Nora Brown
  • School: Charter Oak
  • Subjects: Social Studies

Fourth graders at Charter Oak will participate in a transdisciplinary unit on cultures from around the world. As part of this unit, Rachna Agrawal , a performance artist from India, will visit the school to explore a wide variety of aspects of Indian culture:traditional dance, storytelling, music, art, artifacts, clothing and customs. As part of the program, she will teach students to perform a traditional Indian storytelling dance. After the workshop, students will use the experience as background for their own folktale projects which will be shared at the Charter oak International Night.

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