Study Guides

WHY Study Guides?

Our Study Guides empower teachers and parents with customized lesson plans, provide concrete examples of cross-curriculum learning and specified arts integration techniques, while challenging students of all ages to bridge their arts experiences with current educational standards.

Wild Swan Theater Study Guides are tailored for PreK-8th grade classrooms and are carefully designed to include align with and reinforce the Common Core Standards and the Michigan Grade level Content Expectations (GLCEs). These well researched resources are free for all Wild Swan Theater productions and are sure to become a key in-school component for supporting and sustaining arts education both in and out of the classroom.

Click the show title to download the Study Guide:

A Thousand Cranes
American Short & Tall Tales
Charlotte’s Web
A Christmas Carol
Coming to America
The Cricket in Times Square
Drum Me a Story
The Firebird
Frog and Toad
I Can Hear the Sun
Jack and the Beanstalk
Little Women
Marketplace Stories – Folktales from the Arab World
Owl’s Winter
Rosie the Riveter

Strega Nona and the Magic Pasta Pot

The Tale of the Mischievous Bunny
Tales of Tricks and Trouble
Treasure Island
The Ugly Duckling

Under the African Sky

The Wizard of Oz