Author Visit Grant and Paperwork Help: Curriculum Standards

Do you need to write a grant, justify author visit costs, or explain the value of my visit to an administrator?Below is a list of the standards that most schools apply during studies of my books in preparation for a visit, the actual talks I give to students, and follow-up work that flows naturally from my visits.

April Pulley Sayre

Grades K-8, Writing structure, skills, and creative nonfiction

(NL-ENG.K-12.4 Communication Skills; NL-ENG.K-12.5 Communication Strategies; NL-ENG.K-12.6 Applying Knowledge; NL-ENG.K-12.7 Evaluating Data; NL-ENG.K-12.8 Developing Research Skills, NL-Eng.K-12.11 Participating in Society; NL-ENG.k-12.12 Applying Language Skills)

Ecosystems, life cycles, environments, and science in the field

(NS.K-4.3 Life Science; NS.K-4.4 Earth and Space Science; NSK-4.6 Personal and Social Perspectives; NS.5-8.1 Science as Inquiry; NS.5-8.3 Life Science)

Geography (NSS-G.K-12.2 Places and Regions; NSS-G.K-12.3 Physical Systems;


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