Residencies and Community Partnerships
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Learning Through Drama (LTD) Curriculum-Based Residencies
Connections to the North Carolina Standard Course of Study (NCSCOS) are noted below for each Residency.
Story Drama and Pantomime
Young learners explore characters, story and sequence through creative movement and story dramatization.
Rhyme and Reason
Students practice the alphabet, counting and creating characters from a story while learning pantomime.
NCSCOS English Language Arts Goal: Apply strategies and skills to comprehend text that is read, heard and viewed.
Common Core: CCSS.ELA.Literacy.RL.1.1-3 / CCSS.ELA.Literacy.RL.1.4 &6 / CCSS.ELA.Literacy.RL.K.1-3 / CCSS.ELA.Literacy.RL.K.4 & 6 / CCSS.ELA.Literacy.RL.K.10
My Community and Me
Students explore the roles people play in the community and practice cooperation and teamwork.
NCSCOS Social Studies Goal: Identify and exhibit qualities of good citizenship.
Common Core: CCSS.ELA.Literacy.SL.K.3, 4 & 6 / CCSS.ELA.Literacy.SL.1.1 & 4 / CCSS.ELA.Literacy.SL.2. 1 & 4
All About Weather
Students identify weather terms and explore weather concepts through improvisation and dramatization.
NCSCOS Science Goal: Build an understanding of the changes in weather.
Common Core: CCSS.ELA.Literacy.SL.1.1-4 / CCSS.ELA.Literacy.SL.2.1-4
Adaptable for grades 1 to 5
Students are introduced to facts regarding the rainforest as they bring characters to life and experience rainforest sights and sounds.
NCSCOS Science Goal: Build an understanding of the needs of living organisms.
Common Core: CCSS.ELA.Literacy.RL.1.1-3, 6, 9 / CCSS.ELA.Literacy.RL.2.2-3,5-6 / CCSS.ELA.Literacy.RL.3.2-3, 6, / R13. 6 & 9 / CCSS.ELA.Literacy.RL.4.6-7 / R14.7 / CCSS.ELA.Literacy.RL.5.2,3,6 / R15.9
The Great Shape Mystery
Students explore the connection between shapes and fractions.
NCSCOS Mathematics Goal: Perform simple transformations.
Common Core: CCSS.Math.Content.2.G.A.1-3
Students learn the characteristics of a legend and will ultimately create and dramatize an original legend.
NCSCOS English Language Arts Goal: Apply strategies and skills to create oral, written and visual texts.
Common Core: CCSS.ELA.Literacy.RL3.1-3, 6, 7, 9
People of the Piedmont
Students identify and explore the five settler groups of the Piedmont area and gain understanding of history through role play.
NCSCOS Social Studies Goal: Trace the history of colonization in North Carolina.
Common Core: CCSS.ELA.Literacy.SL.4.1 (A-D) / CCSS.ELA.Literacy.SL.4.4
Taking Care of Our Earth
Students explore the effects of recycling and conserving resources.
NCSCOS Science Goal: The learner will investigate the cycling of matter.
Common Core: CCSS.ELA.Literacy.R1.4.3, 6, 7, 9 / CCSS.ELA.Literacy.R1.5.3, 6, 9
Students actively experience Shakespeare’s themes, language and characters.
NCSCOS English Language Arts Goal: Respond to various literature genres using interpretive and evaluative processes.
Common Core: CCSS.ELA.Literacy.RL.5.1-3, 4-6 / CCSS.ELA.Literacy.RL.6.1-3, 4-6, 7 / CCSS.ELA.Literacy.RL.7.1-3, 4-6, 7 / CCSS.ELA.Literacy.RL.8.1-3, 4-6, 7
FAQs and booking information
Three-day residency (three classes): $900
Three-day residency (four classes): $1,200
The cost includes all teaching materials and travel. There is addition travel fee of $20 per visit for schools outside the Charlotte city limit and $40 per visit outside of Mecklenburg County.