Log In

The premier one-stop website for live, interactive learning experiences. Live, interactive learning experiences.

0

Begin with a Bang, End with a Snap! How to write anything with power and clarity by Vicki Cobb

from Authors on Call, iNK Think Tank

Program image

Want to hold your reader's attention?  Want to make them laugh or feel? Want to make a point, powerfully? Vicki Cobb, author of 90 nonfiction books for children and a blogger for the Huffington Post, shows you how.

Program Rating

This program has not yet been evaluated.


Book it!

About This Program

Cost

Interactive: $300.00
Interactive Premium: $300.00
Point to Point: $300.00
Point to Point Premium: $270.00


All invoicing and payment is through Ink Think Tank,Inc..

Length

one hour or the more extended program with 3 sessions


Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Adult Learners

Minimum participants:

no minimum

Maximum participants:

30


Primary Disciplines

Language Arts/English, Literacy, Writing


Program Delivery Mode

Zoom



Booking Information

This program can be a one-off with examples of different approaches or it can be a series of three conferences where the participants can submit their own writing for analysis and sharing.

Book it!

Receive this program and 9 more for one low price when you purchase the CILC Virtual Expeditions package. Learn more

For more information contact CILC at (507) 388-3672

Provider's Cancellation Policy

No charge for cancellation due to nature. $100 kill fee if cancelled within forty-eight hours. We make every effort to reschedule.

About This Provider

Content Provider logo

 

Authors on Call, iNK Think Tank

White Plains, NY
United States

The Common Core State Standards have focused attention on process and using nonfiction in the classroom. Our Authors on Call from iNK Think Tank embody the CCSS. This team uses their extraordinary breadth of knowledge to transform today's classrooms into vital centers of learning. These authors are experts in processing enormous amounts of information, sifting through it and synthesizing it into works with added value. So why not talk to these masters of 21st century skillsand let them unpack their process for your students? They are eager to share their knowledge with you and to help you inspire your students with books kids love to read about subjects you're required to teach. So far our authors include Jan Adkins, Vicki Cobb, Heather Montgomery, Roxie Munro, Dorothy Hinshaw Patent,Carla Killough McClafferty, Aline Alexander Newman, David M. Schwartz, Alexandra Siy, Steve Swinburne , Peggy Thomas, and Andrea Warren. Keep coming back as we add more authors and new programs.

Contact:
Vicki Cobb
email@vickicobb.com
9149491104

Program Details

Format

Discussion of the lede-- how to grab the reader's attention
Discussion of the concept--the meat of the idea you want to communicate.
Discussion of the conclusion. Materials to com

Objectives

To become aware of the qualities of writing that hold the reader's attention.
To understand the importance of the lead or lede, as it is called in journalism to grab the reader's attention.
To understand how sequencing of concepts adds to clarity
To give some tips on how to think about the material you want to write about.
To learn how to make a point or come to a powerful conclusion.

Standards Alignment

National Standards

This program meets the CCSS literacy standards in grade-appropriate ways. The issues addressed include:
Text Types and Purposes
Production and Distribution of Writing
Research to Build and Present Knowledge
Range of Writing