Art and Design, Curriculum, Instruction, and Special Education, English, Geography and Geology, Theatre
SENSE OF PLACE THROUGH TALL TALES
Sense of Place: The way that people experience and give meaning to their experiences of a location.
ARTS INTEGRATED CREATIVE WRITING PROJECT
Related to her book, Calliope Kate and the Voice of the River (Pelican Publishing 2022), teaching artist Karen Konnerth offers a creative writing centered, arts integrated project connected to language arts as well as social studies goals and objectives for use by grades three, four, and five with elements also appropriate for grades one and two.
Karen Konnerth is an award winning arts integration specialist, with experience providing teacher instruction at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts as well as for the U.S. Embassy English Language Specialist Program in Central America, Asia, the Middle East, and South Africa. She is also artistic director of world traveling Calliope Puppets, presenting thoughtfully interactive puppet theater for children, families, and art lovers of all ages featuring hand made puppets in a wide variety of techniques, as well author and illustrator of books for children Calliope Kate and the Voice of the River (Pelican Publishing 2022), and The Snowman Waltz (Sleeping Bear Press 2022).
Konnerth, Karen, "Sense of Place Through Tall Tales" (2023). 2023 Children's Book Festival Prerecorded Sessions. 13.