NATIONAL ARTS COUNCIL
NAC-AEP Programme Details
Programme ID: AEP0418837
I LIKE LOCAL! Performance
- OUTLINE -
Reading aloud from text interwoven where necessary with oral storytelling techniques. Students will get a demonstration of different ways of engaging with local literature. Reflect on why local literature resonates with local audiences. Ideally, the programme works best with small groups of between 40-100 students (1-3 classes). Asian Storytelling Network, Singapore’s first professional storytelling company, has a pool of skilled artiste educators who have been successfully engaging students and teachers in schools since 2002.
- LEARNING OBJECTIVES -
• Introduction to Oral and Written traditions. • Introduction to local author/authors • Demonstration of some techniques to engage with the text meaningfully. • Draw out the back story or flesh out characters by asking questions. • Explore the text with different rhythm, voices and tone to see what effects it might have. • Engage with extracts from local literature. • Reflect on why local literature resonates with local audiences. • The class teacher will be given one copy of a Singapore Literature book.
- DETAILS -
Quiet air-conditioned space with appropriate seating for participants.
Pri - Lower / Pri - Upper / Sec - Lower / Sec - Upper / JC/CI / ITE
Microphone / PA system / Laptop, MS PowerPoint, projector facilities, Visualizer upon request.
- COST -
$400 per session
Schools may use the Tote Board Arts Grant to subsidise the programme cost. There is a subsidy of up to 50% of the programme cost for mainstream schools, and up to 70% of the programme cost for Special Education Schools.
The Tote Board Arts Grant is not applicable to pre-schools. NAC partners selected pre-school centres to receive funding to purchase Pre-School AEP.
The following programme is approved under NAC-AEP 2019/2021 until 31 December 2021.
- CONTACT -
- Asian Storytelling Network -