School Assemblies K-12
Dynamic Speaker and Presenter, Ramona Moreno Winner, shares her message on the importance of learning about different cultures. Her English/Spanish assemblies are as follows:
Freaky Foods from Around the World Assembly - Grades 2 - 5.
- Students learn that what is common food in one culture may seem strange in another
- They are encouraged to respect different cultures.
- They are presented with natural history information on the animals we use as food around the world
- The assembly ends wit the introduction of baked crickets! Crickets are common snacks in many countries.
Mexican Jumping Bean Assembly - Grades PreK - 5
- Students discover the magic of jumping beans.
- They learn about the life cycle of the jumping bean moth - egg, larva, moth.
- Through digital projection they are taken to Alamos, Sonora, Mexico where the jumping bean bushes grow.
- The assembly ends with students holding jumping beans.
The Wooden Bowl Assembly - Grades Pre.K - 3 also Great for Family Presentations
- Illustrations of The Wooden Bowl are projected.
- Students are asked to guess what is occurring in the story.
- The story is read aloud in English/Spanish.
- Feelings and behavior of the family members in the story are discussed with students. Great lesson on respect.
The Mighty Mesquite assembly - grades K - 6
- The life cycle from seed to tree.
- Food web.
- Traditional uses of mesquite tree, seedpods, flowers, sap, and wood.
- Desert animals and weather conditions.
Global Cultural Trivia Assembly - Grades 6 - 12
- Introduction of author with a short digital presentation on travels around the world.
- The history or dental hygiene throughout the world and the United States. Pass out Miswak sticks.
- The origins of some of our common words as well as items we use in celebrations.
- Fast foods we enjoy in the United States and their origins. Sampling of Crickets.
- If time permits, the introduction of folklore - Mexican Jumping Beans.
- If time permits, body art throughout history and how it is used in our society today. Sharing henna pens.
$300 Per Assembly.
200 Students Maximum.
40 - 50 Minutes Per Assembly. Younger students have shorter assemblies.
Discounts - Purchase 100 copies of books (mixed or single titles) and the rate per assembly is half. Each book retails at $15.95 but will be discounted to $12.00 for 100+ copies.