Jennifer's rate is $250 for one session, $400.00 for two, $600.00 for three and $800.00 for full day, plus travel from Burlington.
At home, in front of the classroom, camera and podium, Jennifer Maruno's understanding of children and their literature is well known. Former teacher and school administrator, Jennifer has provided years of presentations to audiences of all ages from kindergarten to secondary school and the educational community of librarians, student teachers and school council members. Her presentations include a variety of visual materials, resource materials, artifacts, sometimes songs and poems and many opportunities for interaction and questions.
Gr. 1-3 (to build on emergent writing skills)
Deliciously Descriptive Passages
Sounds, Smells and Sympathy
Gr. 4-6 (to extend writing skills and historical knowledge)
Walk in Another’s Path – The History of Sainte-Marie among the Hurons
Celebrating Asian Heritage (Japanese)
Gr. 7-12 (to develop historical empathy and understanding)
The Story Behind the Story –Japanese-Canadian Interment in WW2
One Boy's Story - The Underage Soldier
Truth & Reconciliation- The History of Cultural Conversion
Jennifer will tailor her presentations to the age of the group, their cultural diversity and developmental needs and pursue other topics upon request. Maximum group sizes for presentations: 45 for 1-3, 60 for 4-6, auditorium capacity for 7-12
Writing Workshop Topics
The Disappearing Art of Letter Writing
I.O.U. a story, self-editing based on Information, Organization and Use of Convention
Creating a Response Journal -Awakening children's literature skills as they learn how to share thoughts, emotions and reactions.
All Venues, library preferred where possible
Equipment and other requirements
- Computer and projector for use of data stick
- Table for artifacts
- Bottle of water
- Microphone set up for auditorium presentations with podium for notes
- Staff assistance in the form of teacher-librarian and/or classroom teacher
Please note: Jennifer will be happy to provide an insert of information regarding her presentation for the school newsletter.
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