This is a live streaming event with author Carla Killough McClafferty moderated by CILC's Jan Zanetis..
1) Introduction to Author Carla McMclafferty and how she become an Author
2) How she gets her ideas to create a book
3) How she researches and creates a book
4) Examples of some of the most amazing research she has done.
5) Questions and Answers from the audience
Participants will meet award-winning author Carla Killough McClafferty who will entertain, educate, and inspire your students to think outside the box when it comes to books, ideas, and research. This live session will expose students to how nonfiction books are really created and give them the chance to ask questions of the author.
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CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.4.SL.3 -- Identify the reasons and evidence a speaker provides to support particular points.
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