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Students in grades 3, 4, 5 and 6 participate in 4-6 week residency programs involving the arts.
Grade 3: Lookinggglass Theater Residency
Students work with artists from Lookingglass Theater once a week, participating in dramatic exercises related to a literature selection. At the end of the residency, all 3rd grade students host an "informance" for parents to showcase the skills they have learned during the program.
Grade 4: Poetry Residency
Students work with a poet in residence to learn about different styles of poetry. Students write their own poems throughout the residency, and poems are showcased at the end of the program in a creative manner.
Grade 5: Fulcrum Point Music Residency
Students view musical performances by artists from different countries. The artists also teach the students about the cultural origins of music and instruments from that country.
Grade 6: Shakespeare Residency
Students work with a teaching artist to read various works by Shakespeare and participate in a culminating activity to showcase their work in the form of a dramatic play.