Calendar: Student Programs

September 9, 2016
10:00am12:00pm

Little Readers Book Club

(Recommended for homeschool students ages 5–8)
Where the Sidewalk Ends: Poems and Drawings by Shel Silverstein

Prior to their museum visit, students should read selections from Shel Silverstein’s Where the Sidewalk Ends: Poems and Drawings (parents will receive selected poem titles and page numbers in their confirmation email). Little Readers will laugh out loud as they read these silly, but thought-provoking poems. At the Amon Carter, gallery teachers help students connect the characters and drawings to artworks from the museum’s collection using carefully crafted questioning strategies. Students will conclude the Little Readers Book Club by making their own poetry-inspired art project to take home.

Parents: Use the link above to preview this book to make sure content, messages, and themes adhere to your curriculum. Space is limited; preregistration and prepayment are required to complete registration. The program fee is $7 for children of members and $10 for children of nonmembers (books are not included). For more information or to register, call 817.989.5030 or email visitors@cartermuseum.org.

Students will be divided into groups by age. Parents are encouraged to drop off their students at the museum for this program as there is no parental instruction.

Download registration form.

September 9, 2016
10:00am12:00pm

Ready Readers Book Club

(Recommended for homeschool students ages 9–11)
American Poetry (Poetry for Young People) edited by John Hollander

Prior to their museum visit, students should read American Poetry edited by John Hollander. Ready Readers will become familiar with the work of America’s finest poets as they dive into this volume of iconic poems. At the Amon Carter, gallery teachers help students make connections between the poems, time periods, and poets themselves to artworks and artists from the museum’s collection. Students conclude the Ready Readers Book Club by making their own poetry-inspired art project to take home.

Parents: Use the link above to preview this book to make sure content, messages, and themes adhere to your curriculum. Space is limited; preregistration and prepayment are required to
complete registration. The program fee is $7 for children of members and $10 for children of nonmembers (books are not included). For more information or to register, call 817.989.5030 or email visitors@cartermuseum.org.

Students will be divided into groups by age. Parents are encouraged to drop off their students at the museum for this program as there is no parental instruction.

Download registration form.

September 9, 2016
10:00am12:00pm

Eager Readers Book Club

(Recommended for homeschool students ages 12 and up)
Heart to Heart: New Poems Inspired by Twentieth-Century American Art edited by Jan Greenberg

Prior to their museum visit, students should read Heart to Heart edited by Jan Greenberg. Eager Readers will discover how contemporary poets used iconic examples of twentieth-century American art as the inspiration for insightful poems. At the Amon Carter, students will look at and discuss artworks by artists represented in the volume, and gallery teachers will help them make connections between the artistic processes of the artists and poets. Students conclude the Eager Readers Book Club by making their own poetry-inspired art project to take home.

Parents: Use the link above to preview this book to make sure content, messages, and themes adhere to your curriculum. Space is limited; preregistration and prepayment are required to complete registration. The program fee is $7 for children of members and $10 for children of nonmembers (books are not included). For more information or to register, call 817.989.5030 or email visitors@cartermuseum.org.

Students will be divided into groups by age. Parents are encouraged to drop off their students at the museum for this program as there is no parental instruction.

Download registration form.

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