M.U.S.I.C (Memphis Urban Strings Ignites Creativity)Art for Life's Sake employs the Suzuki method for engaging students in violin, viola, cello and bass instructions. Individual and group lessons are provided on Saturdays and after school.
Art for Life's Sake string orchestra continues to develop. If you are interested in joining the orchestra, contact the director at 901-240-3340 or email the director at firstname.lastname@example.org.
L.A.D.S.(Literary and Artistic Development of Students)This program integrates literature and visual arts to provide learning experiences connected to the culture of participants. Using a wide variety of methods and media, students examine and discuss works of art, create drawings, paintings, and crafts, or via other modes of creative expression.
The goals of L.A.D.S. are to enable students to:
S.V.A.C. (Spanish Vocabulary and Conversation)The SVAC project was designed to enhance friendships and communication skills between Spanish and non- Spanish students in Art for Life's Sake programs and beyond. SVAC skills are accessible to all participants during Art for Life's Sake Saturday classes. Each student will master the basic skills of the weekly lesson plan through interactive activities. Many of the lesson themes indicated below will be integrated to make the lesson activities relevant and fun, with lots of conversation to enhance mastery.
S.V.A.C. Lesson Themes:
W.W.U.A.S. (Words Wisely Used and Awesomely Spoken)Based on the Wordly Wise 3000 Curriculum and Oratorical Skill Development, this creative approach is envisioned to greatly enhance vocabulary development, passage comprehension, and oral and written communication skills. The scope and sequence of weekly activities and time frame for accomplishing goals are provided by a creative and certificated artist. Participants become empowered through word study and the creative and expressive application of the spoken word.
The goals of W.W.U.A.S. are to enable students to: