“There’s A Secret to Writing Books”
Kate Klise was an entertaining and engaging presenter for students in Grades 3 – 5. She shared a few of her secrets to writing books and inspired young writers using anecdotal stories, read alouds, planning charts, photographs and student participation. Students even learned a few new planning strategies. The 1-1-1 strategy (character/problem/action) was introduced to Gr. 3 students. Students in Grades 4-5 learned about the planning circle used by screenwriters in Hollywood.