Community High School International Week:
A Celebration of Arts and Cultures
Student and Staff Presentations
Kamishubai - Tuesday, March 8
Period 1, 7:55 to 8:46 a.m. Room 198
CHS Family and Consumer Science teacher Patti Kozlowski will present on Kamishibai storytelling. This is a picture form of storytelling that originated in India and spread to China and Japan. Patti will demonstrate how this is used as a teaching technique and how it can be incorporated into dramatic plays, life stories, and beginning literacy.
Indian Culture - Wednesday, March 9
Period 9, 1:17 - 2:08 p.m., Room 198
Naiya Panchal, a CHS junior, will demonstrate some authentic Baruthnathum dances from southern India. She will also display native dresses and costumes from the region. In addition, she will present information on the religious practices of the Gujarat state of India. As a special treat, students will be able to sample some Indian food.
China - Thursday, March 10
Period 3, 9:50 - 10:45 a.m., Room 198
CHS Social Studies teacher Mary Ellen Daneels taught English as a Second Language in China. She will compare and contrast aspects of the Chinese culture with American culture through stories, pictures and hands-on activities.
Scotland - Living and Working in a Foreign Culture
International Week is made possible by a grant from the Target Foundation through the Warrenville SuperTarget.