School Visits

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:

  • What I’ve learned as an author (Components of a story).

  • A look inside my author tool box

  • Why I love being an author

  • Game

  • Q&A

For Second and Third grades:

  • What I’ve learned as an author (Components of a story)

  • A look inside my author tool box

  • Why I love being an author

  • Revision decisions

  • Story Starters

  • Q&A

For Fourth and Fifth grades:

  • Why I love being an author

  • What I know about writing (Character/setting/plot/theme)

  • Publishing a book: From start to finish

  • Story Starters

  • Q&A

Writing workshop:

  • Introduction to what we will be doing

  • Model the writing exercise

  • Independent writing

  • Small and large group discussion

  • Next steps and Q & A

What do I charge?

  • 2 presentations: $450

  • 3 presentation: $600

  • 4 presentations: $750

  • 5 presentations: $900

  • Writing workshop: $300

  • Single or Skype presentation: $200

    Rates subject to change for Title 1 schools

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

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"Jodi McKay is an author who values the joy of writing and instills that in children. She is relatable and authentic. Jodi models strategies in an engaging way that students understand and put into practice. My students implemented what they learned from her long after her visit." - M. Danley, Lakeview Public Schools

"Jodi McKay is an author who values the joy of writing and instills that in children. She is relatable and authentic. Jodi models strategies in an engaging way that students understand and put into practice. My students implemented what they learned from her long after her visit." - M. Danley, Lakeview Public Schools

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