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General Guide for all our Shows
Character County!™ connects with these curriculums: Character Education, Language Arts, Music, and Social Studies.
Character Education: Character County!™ shows supplement the character education curriculum in elementary schools.
Language Arts: New words, as related to character education, are defined and used. Spelling is a large part of one song from each show.
Music: Several different styles of music are used and many of the lessons taught are conveyed in the lyrics.
Social Studies: Several true stories and quotes from historical figures around the world support the social studies curriculum.
- To be an artistic, educational assembly program in character education for students in grades K-5.
- To reinforce character education already in progress by expounding on character words currently being taught.
- To educate students as to why character is important.
- To entertain and instruct in character education using various art forms including, but not limited to: music, drama, storytelling and puppetry arts.
- To use real life examples in stories to illustrate character qualities being taught.
Overview of Art Forms
Art forms used in these programs include various styles of music / lyrics, the use of large, full-body hand puppets, storytelling and drama.
- What do we mean when we say that someone has "good character"?
- How can you tell what a person's character is like?
- Name 3 qualities of good character.
- Give one example of how you've seen good character displayed at home or school.
- Draw a picture of yourself acting out one good character quality.
- Name one part of your character that you will try to strengthen.
- Tell another classmate one good character quality that you have seen in them.
20 Teachable Virtues, Barbara C. Unell and Jerry L. Wyckoff, Ph.D.
Teaching Your Children Values, Linda and Richard Eyre
Specific Guides For Character County!™ Shows
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