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United Arts Council

Arts Integration Workshop: Inspiring Literacy Moves

Inspiring Literacy Moves!

How can text be expressed through movement? In this workshop, K–5 educators and administrators will focus on exploring natural integrations between Dance Standards and the English Language Arts Standard Course of Study. We will experience the ways that rhythm, key details in texts, and powerful use of imagery in literature, inspire choreography. Through collaborative activities, participants will have the opportunity to create dances using poetry and story, learning ways to connect words with movement in order to broaden our understanding of both. Let’s move our words and put literacy on its feet! User friendly and no dance training required.

Led by Glenda Mackie

When: Saturday, December 1, 9 am-noon

Where: MJH Gallery at the United Arts Council

Cost: Free, but you do need to register by emailing full name, position, school, and email address to [email protected]

For whom: Elementary educators

CEU credit available.

We will accept up to four individuals from each school. Additional individuals will be wait-listed. As space is limited, we recommend registering asap!

After the December workshop, we have two more arts integration workshops scheduled for this school year: January 12 with Kim Silbaugh and March 16 with Kristin Smith. More information about these two workshops will be available in the coming months.  In the interim, mark your calendars!

Learn more about arts integration at United Arts.


PO Box 26388
Raleigh, NC 27611

Phone: (919) 839-1498
[email protected]