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Anne Rutherford

About the Artist

Writes, performs and records dynamic stories for multi-age audiences. Specialties: trickster and adventure tales, NW folklore. Anne’s storytelling sparks minds and imaginations with smart, genuine fun!

Teaching Philosophy

Live storytelling engages students with a model to structure and communicate their own ideas. Flexible and collaborative, Anne demonstrates lively kinesthetic learning tools for ongoing classroom use.

"Anne opened my eyes to new thinking about writing. My students loved her stories & how she involved them." -4th Grade Teacher, Evergreen School District

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Writing Stories with Character Less

Master storyteller Anne Rutherford uses kinesthetic and aural learning strategies to bolster students’ skill and desire to write. With a kit of writing templates developed by Anne, students create and draft an original story, including pre-writing organization and revision strategies. Anne leads students in using their bodies and voices to energize their writing, demonstrating strategies teachers can adapt for their continued use. Story content is adaptable to curriculum focus: imaginative, historical or memoir.

Additional Costs: Additional planning and prep time will be billed at $50 per hour.

Travel Costs: Artist may charge for travel costs based on site location.

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503-225-5900
or e-mail us
Keywords: communication, creative writing, narrative, literacy, movement, storytelling, English, writing
Residencies
K
1
2
3
4
5
Less
Cost per session: $80.00
Maximum Audience: 30
Classroom Workshops
K
1
2
3
4
5
6
Less
Single Price: $130
Maximum Audience: 30
Family Arts Night Workshop Less
Aspects of this residency can be explored in a Family Arts Night setting.
Single Price: $355
Maximum Audience: 30
Build Public Speaking Skills (It's Fun!) Less

Students build public-speaking skills by developing a short story to tell aloud. Anne models in-class storytelling to engage and inspire students, and uses original learning games she has created to reinforce eye contact, pacing and gesture, and effective use of notes for public speaking. Story content is adaptable to curriculum focus: memoir, imaginative, folktale/tall tale or historical vignette.

Additional Costs: Additional planning and prep will be billed at $50 per hour. Optional "kick-off" assembly will be invoiced separately by the artist.

Travel Costs: Artist may charge for travel costs based on site location.

Add to Wishlist
503-225-5900
or e-mail us
Keywords: communication, creative writing, narrative, literacy, movement, storytelling, public speaking, English, writing, speech
Residencies
2
3
4
5
Less
Cost per session: $80.00
Maximum Audience: 30
Classroom Workshops
K
1
2
3
4
5
6
Less
Single Price: $130
Maximum Audience: 30
Family Arts Night Workshop Less
Single Price: $355
Maximum Audience: 150
Teacher Workshops Less
Single Price: $500
Maximum Audience: 30