ERIC Number: ED442156
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
"Growing Up Cuban in Decatur, Georgia": Carmen Agra Deedy. Cue Sheet for Students.
This performance guide is designed for teachers to use with students before and after attending a storytelling performance of "Growing Up Cuban in Decatur, Georgia" by Carmen Agra Deedy. The guide, called a "Cuesheet," contains seven reproducible sheets for use in class, addressing: (1) A True Story (brief historical background on Cuba and questions in immigration and moving); (2) From Cuba to Georgia (a map of the southeastern U.S. and Cuba, with brief information on Carmen's family's exile); (3) The Storyteller (the author tells us about herself); (4) Storytelling (with questions for discussion regarding what makes a good storyteller and what makes a story worth telling); (5) Picture This (telling stories with images) and Resources (for more information about the storyteller, about Cuba, or about telling family stories); (6) Listen for These Lines (lines to think about before and after the performance; and (7) Tell Your Own Story (an activity to help students outline a story of their own to tell, and to evaluate it). (SR)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Cultural Activities, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Immigration, Language Arts, Multicultural Education, Refugees, Story Telling, Theater Arts
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Location: Cuba; Georgia