Artist: Curtis Blues
Type: Professional Development
No music background required! Learn about writing and revision within the simple blues song structure in this professional development workshop. Blues songs emphasize concepts, such as figurative language, sensory descriptive writing, and editing for clarity. Learn how to assist students in pre-writing exercises, assessment of material, and comprehension of character development and motivation. Apply song-writing skills to various reading and writing programs.
Sample Common Core Connection: Writing 2 CCR Anchor Standard: Write informative/explanatory texts to examine and convey complex ideas and information clearly.
*All workshops longer than 90 minutes include an on-site orientation meeting.
Audience Limit: NA
Program Length: NA
Appropriate for Grades: Pre-K, Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade, All Grades
Assembly Price: NA
Assembly Back-to-Back Price: NA
Workshop Cost per Day: $400 for up to 90 minutes or $650 for full day, plus mileage.
Workshop Materials Fee: NA
Travel Fee: Mileage fee may apply.
Curtis had great rapport, energy, enthusiasm, and a love for his subject.
Jane, Teacher, Gilman School Lower
What a kind and wonderful person Curtis Blues is! He has so much valuable information for the kids to learn. He kept the children so engaged while learning!
Elaine, Sharp Leadenhall
Tammy, PTA, Bodkin Elementary