Spark Series... in the Classroom!

Findlay Rotary Club logo.pngThis year's Spark Series is coming to YOU, in the classroom, thanks in part to a generous grant from the Findlay Rotary Club.

A virtual theatre field trip…and so much more! These programs are available to teachers in Hancock County at no cost through the Findlay Rotary Club grant. Please contact Craig VanRenterghem at [email protected] to secure your license for your classroom!

We are requesting that participating teachers take photos of their classes watching the virtual Spark Shows, as well as any other supplemental activities they do along with the show. Photos can be emailed to Craig VanRenterghem at [email protected].


The programs below are organized by grade level beginning with PreK.

 

Chicken Dance: School Edition! Presented by ArtsPower Theatre On Demand

Grades PreK - 2

Available on demand until the end of the school year!

Meet Marge and Lola, two fun-loving chickens on a mission to win the Barnyard Talent Contest and the coveted first prize: two tickets to see Elvis Poultry In Concert! But first, they must come up with an act that will score higher than a flock of very talented ducks, led by Mac, the barnyard bully.

ArtsPower has created a colorful and fun romp where a cow jumps over the moon, ducks go surfing, and one very familiar-looking rooster gets all shook up!

Here’s what’s included…

  • A complete, Core Curriculum-based online course for Grades PreK-2
  • A full-length, 55-minute musical
  • Two hours of bonus videos and literature-based activities
  • An animated book read-along
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The Monster Who Ate My Peas: School Edition! Presented by ArtsPower Theatre On Demand

Grades PreK - 2

Available on demand until the end of the school year!

Based on the multi-award-winning picture book written by Danny Schnitzlein and illustrated by Matthew Faulkner, ArtsPower’s musical tells the funny and poignant story of Danny, a young boy who doesn’t want to eat his peas. When a crafty monster appears and offers to eat those pesky peas, Danny is ready to make a deal with the monster.

ArtsPower’s wonderfully crafted, fast-paced musical tells a relatable tale of facing our fears and overcoming obstacles.

Here’s what’s included…

  • A complete, Core Curriculum-based online course for Grades PreK-2
  • A full-length, 55-minute musical
  • Two hours of bonus videos and literature-based activities
  • An animated book read-along
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Anne of Green Gables: School Edition! Presented by ArtsPower Theatre On Demand

Grades 3-4

Available on demand until the end of the school year!

Created to promote learning in the performing arts, language arts, and history, Anne of Green Gables: School Edition is an exciting, multiple-lesson class for grades 3 and 4 that is built around our full-length, professional theatre performance of Anne of Green Gables and the themes of family, self-discovery, and adventure portrayed in the show. Once purchased, the program is fully accessible for the school year.

Anne of Green Gables: School Edition features:

  •  A full-length performance of Anne of Green Gables on video.
  • A multi-lesson, Core Curriculum-based course that includes subjects and themes presented in the musical
  •  A teacher’s edition Study Buddy that provides a full complement of engaging literacy-building activities for your students.
  •  Special videos of insightful interviews with the show’s director and one of its cast members.
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From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler: School Edition! Presented by ArtsPower Theatre On Demand

Grades 3-4

Available on demand until the end of the school year!

Created to promote learning in the performing arts, language arts, visual arts, and history, From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler: School Edition is an exciting, multiple-lesson class for grades 3 and 4 that is built around our full-length, professional theatre performance of From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler and the themes of family, self-discovery, and adventure portrayed in the show. Once purchased, the program is fully accessible for the school year.

From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler: School Edition features:

  •  A full-length performance of From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler on video.
  • A multi-lesson, Core Curriculum-based course that includes subjects and themes presented in the musical, such as The Italian Renaissance, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and unravelling a mystery involving a famous artist.
  •  A teacher’s edition Study Buddy that provides a full complement of engaging literacy-building and visual arts activities for your students.
  •  Special videos of insightful interviews with the show’s director and two of its cast members.
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Anne of Green Gables: School Edition! Presented by ArtsPower Theatre On Demand

Grades 5-6

Available on demand until the end of the school year!

Created to promote learning in the performing arts, language arts, and history, Anne of Green Gables: School Edition is an exciting, multiple-lesson class for grades 5 and 6 that is built around our full-length, professional theatre performance of Anne of Green Gables and the themes of family, self-discovery, and adventure portrayed in the show. Once purchased, the program is fully accessible for the school year.

Anne of Green Gables: School Edition features:

  •  A full-length performance of Anne of Green Gables on video.
  • A multi-lesson, Core Curriculum-based course that includes subjects and themes presented in the musical
  •  A teacher’s edition Study Buddy that provides a full complement of engaging literacy-building activities for your students.
  •  Special videos of insightful interviews with the show’s director and one of its cast members.
More Info

From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler: School Edition! Presented by ArtsPower Theatre On Demand

Grades 5-6

Available on demand until the end of the school year!

Created to promote learning in the performing arts, language arts, visual arts, and history, From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler: School Edition is an exciting, multiple-lesson class for grades 5 and 6 that is built around our full-length, professional theatre performance of From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler and the themes of family, self-discovery, and adventure portrayed in the show. Once purchased, the program is fully accessible for the school year.

From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler: School Edition features:

  •  A full-length performance of From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler on video.
  • A multi-lesson, Core Curriculum-based course that includes subjects and themes presented in the musical, such as The Italian Renaissance, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and unravelling a mystery involving a famous artist.
  •  A teacher’s edition Study Buddy that provides a full complement of engaging literacy-building and visual arts activities for your students.
  •  Special videos of insightful interviews with the show’s director and two of its cast members.
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Through the Eyes of a Friend: The World of Anne Frank

Grades 7-8

Available from April 19-30

Bear witness to the world of Anne Frank and other young people living through the Holocaust. From the point of view of a composite character inspired by the experiences and testimonies of those who knew Anne Frank, as well as many other victims, resisters and survivors of the Holocaust and World War II. Through The Eyes of a Friend remains faithful to Anne Frank's life and her world.

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