Grade K: 30 minutes with time for Q & AGrades 1-2: 45-60 minutes with time for Q & AGrades 3-5: 45-60 minutes with time for Q & A
Programs:Kindergarten: Reading of PEW! The Stinky and Legen-Dairy Gift from Colonel Thomas S. Meacham. Discussion of cheese making and Cheesy Facts from the book. Hands-on activity with a replica of “the enormous cheese.”
Grades 1-2: How an Author Comes Up with Ideas and Writes a Story? Reading of PEW! and discussion of how to find ideas, and the elements that make a good story.
Grades 3-5: Nonfiction vs Fiction: What Is the Difference? Discussion about what nonfiction entails and how one goes about writing it. PEW! will be used as a reference.ORThe Craft of Writing: Elements of Writing and How to Write an Interesting Story. Discussion of different story structures in picture books, a hook, word choice, sensory details, and a good beginning, middle, and ending for a traditional structure.