August 11 (International Youth Day) iLUMA The Mermaid
iLUMA (Inter-generational Literacy Using Music and Art) is a program that reinforces reading comprehension, listening, and memory skills in youth ages 4-11, seniors, and people with disabilities. Participants color their answers to reading comprehension questions based on the narration. Includes live music. The youngest of four daughters risks her life to save the life of a stranger. Predating the Hans Christian Andersen version, this version by Czech writer Bozena Nemcova contains music by Czech composer Antonin Dvorak from his opera Rusalka (The Mermaid). The storyboard is included and can be printed and completed using crayons, markers, or colored pencils or completed online using image editing software like Microsoft Paint.
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