First, a lovely welcome:
|isn't this cute? this is also encouraging because it tells me the students are enthusiastic and knowledgeable about my books|
Then a short intro about my work and making sure students know the difference between a published book and non-published book:
Next, I go through the steps of publishing, calling up students in the audience to play the parts of editor, art director, etc:
Until I show all the steps it takes to make a published book:
Then, I read a short excerpt from one of my published books:
And then--my favorite part-- teaching the students how to draw a dragon:
And that is the presentation! This is the presentation I usually do for 1-3 graders, I do completely different ones for the older grades. However, I'll be doing this quite a bit this month!