Presentation Comments

Presentations:

*Meet the Author – (K -7th grade) – writing process, ideas, revisions, questions; presented in 1800’s dress

*Storytime or Shared Writing – (PS, K, 1st grade)

* Pioneer Days/ Frontier Times/ Victorian Michigan – (3rd-6th grade) Powerpoint presentation, and exploring ways to research for authenticity

*1800’s Activities (For all ages; limited to 30 or less people for take-aways)  String, Stories & Songs with Sandy;

*Story Building Workshop – (3rd – 6th grade)  1 hour; Covers CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W._3.A, B, C, D, E

*Pilgrim and Indian Storytelling (K-1)

Contact: sandycarl642 at yahoo dot com or PO Box 1020, Battle Creek, MI 49016

ENDORSEMENTS FROM SCHOOL AUTHOR VISITS:

“Loved the tie in with our social studies core.” — Becky Burns, 3rd grade teacher, Colburn Elementary, Battle Creek, MI

“The 4th graders had no idea what they were in for. They were intrigued with Sandy’s attire and presentation. Her personality hooked then in and kept them interested. Very educational, wish we could have stayed longer. Great visuals!” — Kris Flanagan, special ed teacher, Summit School, Oconomowoc, WI

“Your bubbly personality keeps them hooked and learning, which is difficult to do with middle schoolers.” — Karen Rich, 7th grade teacher, Lakeview Middle School, Battle Creek, MI

“I didn’t know what to expect when I scheduled you, but you overreached everything I’d hoped for.” — kindergarten teacher, Hickory Creek, MI

(What did you as the teacher like best about my visit?) “Your props, and great voice with the kids!” — 1st grade teacher

“Great stories and personality. The kids thought she was funny.” — 1st grade teacher

“I liked the knitting analogy to the beginning, middle and end of a story.” — 4th grade teacher

“I learned so much (about history) myself.” — 8th grade teacher

“We loved your Pilgrim visit. All 3 teachers said so. We loved your props. And great story telling!” – Jenny Duval, kindergarten teacher, Wattles Park Elem, Battle Creek, MI

“I wasn’t sure what we were getting (for the Pilgrim visit), but you covered everything and were more than what we expected.” — kindergarten teacher, Alto, MI

 

Sandy Carlson Visit 04 q First Graders, Purdy, BC Karen R's School 04-24-13 D q07 BdLk 01 (2) Oconomowoc 02

 

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Pilgrim and Kettle Pilgrim Visit 01

Preschool/K/1 Sessions –> 20 minutes

2nd – 8th  Grade Sessions –> 45-60 minutes

(See Author Visit Brochure page for more information)

 

 

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2 thoughts on “Presentation Comments

  1. The 4th graders had no idea what they were in for. They were intrigued with Sandy’s attire and presentation. Her personality hooked them in and kept them interested. Very educational, wish we could have stayed longer.
    Kris Flanagan, retired teacher, Summit School, Oconomowoc, WI

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