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TYLER I-S-D STUDENTS ARE

LEARNING ABOUT BLACK HISTORY

MONTH...ALL WHILE IMPROVING

THEIR READING AND WRITING

SKILLS. KETK TODAY ANCHOR

ISAAC RAMIREZ SHOWS US THE FUN

THEY ARE HAVING...WITH THE

HELP OF A COUPLE OF SPECIAL

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DURATION:1:54

dancing...rapping...and

learning...these caldwell

elementary students are taking

steps to improve their

writing...all while having fun.

:16-:26AJ Brown/5th grade

student: "it's really helpful

because its something some

people like to do it's just

not sitting there and having a

prompt and writing something.

It's actually fun. You get to

rap and have rhythm with it."

grammy nominated rapper and

singer songwriter saul paul

presented: tell your story...a

creative live show. :38-:47

SaulPaul/Grammy Nominated

Artist and Educator: "story

telling is a very relevant

skill. We connect with story.

Whether it's a job interview,

they can share a story to

communicate a message or

whether they become a public

speaker or are doing a

presentation."baba bomani

brought his frederick douglas

writing club...it focuses on

communication with an emphasis

on the historic figure.

:58-1:10Bobby markle/Principal

Caldwell: "they are all

engaged, they all have their

hands up. They are following

directions and it leaves an

impact. These kids are going

to learn the writing process

that they can not only take

back to the classroom now, but

they can remember for a

longtime."both programs were

made possible by young

audiences arts for learning

1:21-1:29Amy baskin/Executive

Director: "these are grammy

nominated artists who are

working with young audiences

national and the kennedy

center. We are able to bring

them here to east texas to

work with out students and

broaden the experience our

children have."students say

they are inspired by these AJ

Brown/5th grade student: "it

makes me thankful, because

there are people who can do

things they want to do when

they grow up."because dancing

is good for the soul...and

learning to write...is a good

goal. Isaac ramirez ketk news.

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Neal Barton:YOUNG AUDIENCES

ARTS FOR LEARNING WILL ALSO

HOST IMPROV FOR KIDS AT OWENS

ELEMENTARY IN THE COMING

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WHILE MANY EAST TEXAS

RESIDENTS WERE BRAVING THE

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