Who do I present to?
Kindergarten & First Grade (30 min.)
Second & Third Grade (45 min.)
Fourth & Fifth Grade (45 min.)
Classroom writing workshops (45-60 min.)
What will we do?
For Kindergarten and First grades: Reading and writing is fun!
Why I love to read- favorite books
Why I love to write
For Second and Third grades: What’s in the box? Unpacking an author’s toolbox.
Explore what tools an author uses
How do authors build a story
Finishing touches- Revision decisions
For Fourth and Fifth grades: Publishing a book- From start to finish.
Getting started- what does an author need
Where do ideas come from
Moving from idea to story with: Character/setting/plot/theme
The path to publication
Writing workshop: CHoose one of these options-
WHat’s your story?
Showing vs. telling
Interactive idea generation
How to take that idea to the next step. Introduce writing exercise.
Model the writing exercise
Small and large group discussion
Next steps and Q & A
What do I charge?
Half Day- 3 presentations: $600
F4ll Day- 4 presentations: $800
Writing workshop: $250
30 min. Skype presentation: $150
Rates subject to change for Title 1 schools
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*Travel fee applied for schools more than a 1 hour drive.