The Oral Language Festival is a competitive event where students memorize and present an interpretation of a piece of children's literature. It is a wonderful opportunity for students to creatively express their love of literature and orally retell a story. In addition, students gain confidence when performing for an audience.4th - 8th grade students may compete in one of five categories:
- Serious Solo
- Humorous Solo
- Serious Duo - 2 students
- Humorous Duo - 2 students
- Verse Choir - 3 - 6 students
There will be an Information Night for parents and students on September 26th at 6:00 p.m.
Each school will determine how they will qualify students for the Rosedale District Oral Language competition.The 2019 District Competition will be held on the mornings of December 16, 17, 18, and 19 for all Elementary and Middle School participants. Categories and their specific performance days will be announced closer to the competition.The top two entries in each category will move on to compete at the Regional Oral Language Festival with students from Rosedale, Fruitvale, Norris, and Rio Bravo-Greeley schools.Elementary and Junior High combined Regional competition - Thursday, January 16, 2020 @ Norris Middle School.
From the Regional competition, the top two entries in each category will move on to compete at the Kern County Oral Language Festival on February 22, 2020.