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Great Beginnings....Capture your Audience!

from East Central Ohio Educational Service Center

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The program will introduce your students to different techniques to begin their writing whether it is a narrative or informational writing. The program will identify different ways to begin their writing to create interest for their audience. Students will be introduced to how well known authors begin their writing. Using examples, students will create their own story-start based on the provided examples. This is a very engaging and interactive program, with active student participation.

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About This Program

Cost

Point to Point: $95.00
Point to Point Premium: $85.50


Remit Payment to:
East Central Ohio Educational Service Center
834 East High Ave
New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663
ATTN: Marilyn Roder

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Additional fees for students over 35 minimum. Please ask about these costs by email: video@ecoesc.org

Length

35 minutes


Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 4, 5, 6, 7

Minimum participants:

no minimum

Maximum participants:

35


Primary Disciplines

Language Arts/English, Writing, Reading


Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference - H.323 (Polycom, Cisco/Tandberg, LifeSize, etc...)
Zoom



Booking Information

This program is available on demand, but is NOT AVAILABLE DURING THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER!

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Provider's Cancellation Policy

We will not charge for programs cancelled due to nature i.e. snow days. The full fee will be charged to sites which cancel with less than 48 hours notice. If you have issues you must contact us by phone at 330-308-9939 x8257. If we haven't heard from you by phone by 15 minutes after the scheduled start time you will be charged a $25 fee and we will attempt to reschedule. If the session is not rescheduled, then you will be charged the session fee plus the additional $25.00 connection fee for the missed session.

About This Provider

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East Central Ohio Educational Service Center

New Philadelphia, OH
United States

The ECOESC provides high-quality, standards-aligned, engaging and interactive video conferencing for K-12 classrooms. We also provide pre-and post conference activities that supplement our programs!

Contact:
Michele Carlisle
video@ecoesc.org
33030899398220

Program Details

Format

The program will begin by reviewing author’s purposes for writing and why a beginning is so important in any type of writing. Students will be introduced to the The program will begin by reviewing the author’s purpose for writing and why a beginning is so important in any type of writing. Students will be introduced to different techniques to use to capture their audience. Sample beginnings from well-known authors will be used to further understanding of these techniques. Students will then be asked to read beginning paragraphs and identify what technique the author used. A short modern fairy tale will be shared and each pair or group of students will be asked to write a new beginning using one of the techniques. Students will also use photo images to create a story starter of each example.

Objectives

Students will:

1. identify author’s purpose and different techniques for writing a story beginning.
2. write an alternative beginning for a story using one of the different techniques
3. demonstrate an understanding of the purpose for writing for an audience.

Standards Alignment

National Standards

**While the standards listed below are specified by grade level (3rd, 4th, and 8th), the standards are applicable, with some exceptions, for grades 3 through 8.**
Range of Writing:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.3.10
Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.
Production and Distribution of Writing:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.4.4
Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.8.5 With some guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on how well purpose and audience have been addressed.

State Standards

**While the standards listed below are specified by grade level (3rd, 4th, and 8th), the standards are applicable, with some exceptions, for grades 3 through 8.**
Range of Writing:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.3.10
Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.
Production and Distribution of Writing:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.4.4
Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.8.5
With some guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on how well purpose and audience have been addressed.