Who do I present to?

Pre-K, Young 5’s, Kindergarten (30 minutes)
-Grade 1-4 (60 minutes)
-Grade 5-8 (60 minutes)

What will we do?

For Pre-K, Young 5’s, & Kindergarten:
-    Short intro. about myself.
-    Read the book, WHERE ARE THE WORDS?
-    Game and craft
-    Q&A

For 1st grade- 4th grade:
-    Intro. about myself and what life is like as a writer.
-    Read the book, WHERE ARE THE WORDS?
-    Punctuation game.
-    Talk about the writing process: 
•    Identify basic elements of a story and how they work together. 
•    Talk about revising. 
-    Student participation. I really enjoy working with students to create our own
“classroom story” using the story parts we had discussed. 
-    Q&A.

For 5th grade- 8th grade:
-    Intro. about myself and what life is like as a writer.
-    Read the book, WHERE ARE THE WORDS?
-    Talk about the role of picture books.
-    Explore the writing process:
•    Identify elements of a story (Character, setting, plot, theme)
•    Give examples of my own writing to show a story’s progression from start to finish.
•    Discuss revising vs editing.
-    Writing exercise: Story structure
-    Q&A

What do I charge?

- 2 presentations: $350

- 3 presentation: $500

- 4 presentations: $650

- 5 presentations: $800

- Single or Skype presentation: $250

*Travel fee applied for schools more than 1 hour drive.

If interested in a school visit, please contact me at You may contact me by email at:
Jodi@JodiMcKayBooks.com