Join us as we bring to life The Leopard's Drum: A West African Folktale. Through dramatic play, students learn to point out patterns in literature and music! Osebo the leopard has a fine drum, a huge drum, a magnificent drum! All the animals covet Osebo's drum, but he won't let anyone else have it, not even Nyame, the Sky-God. So, Nyame offers a big reward to the animal that brings him the drum. Can a very small tortoise succeed in outwitting the boastful leopard?
Students will leave the program with a piece of art that resembles an animal from the story.
K.16 The student will identify, describe, and extend repeating patterns.
K.1 The student will demonstrate growth in the use of oral language:
K.9 The student will demonstrate comprehension of fictional texts.
History & Social Science
K.4 The student will use simple maps and globes to: