Participants will explore the art of storytelling with award-winning songwriter, poet, and author Nadine Neema. We will explore themes related to the students’ lives and learn to tell an engaging story with a strong beginning, middle, and end using voice intonation, gestures, and emotion. For grades 4-6 this workshop is often done with a novel study of my book Journal of a Travelling Girl, which is a coming-of-age story based on the Tłı̨ chǫ ancestral lands in the NWT. The workshop can also be about the art of journal writing so children can learn this important tool for self-awareness.
Materials: Paper, Pencil
Grade Levels: K, elementary cycle 1, 2, 3
Artist Profile: Nadine Neema