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Melissa Davis

Melissa Davis

Melissa Davis is a wife, mother, former educator, and proud military kid. She graduated from Fayetteville State University with a Master's Degree in School Administration, and also has a Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education from Troy State University. She uses her experiences from growing up in a military family and teaching military students for over 20 years to create books that are both exciting and educational.

  • Assembly Performance:Home Is Where The Army Sends

    Home Is Where The Army Sends You - Fort Liberty, North Carolina

    Melissa Davis will provide students with an engaging, entertaining and educational presentation of her book, Home is Where the Army Sends You - Fort Liberty, North Carolina. During the first portion of the program, she will explain how she created her concept and characters. The second portion of the program will be a Reader's Theater version of the book, in which students will participate in the reading. After the story, Melissa will ask students thought-provoking questions and reinforce literary elements such as author's purpose, foreshadowing and use of dialogue. 

    Duration: 45-50 minutes

    Grade Level: Elementary School, Middle School

    Maximum Number of Students: No max

    Maximum Number of Performances: 2

    Technical Requirements:

    • PA system
    • Screen or Clear Touch
    • Microphone

    NC Essential Standards: NC Standards (Grades 2-5) addressed during presentation include: 4.V.2.2 - Use ideas and imagery from N.C. as sources for creating art 4.CX.2.4 - Explain the effect of technology on the way products look and how they are created SL 3.3 - Ask and answer questions about information from a speaker, offering elaboration and detail RI 4.8 - Explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text RF 4.5 - Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension SL 4.3 - Identify the reasons and evidence a speaker provides to support particular points L 4.3 - a)Choose words and ideas to convey ideas precisely, b)Choose punctuation for effect RL 5.2 - Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text, including how characters in a story or drama respond to challenges or how the speaker in a poem reflects upon a topic; summarize the text. RF 5.5 - Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension. SL 5.3 - Summarize the points a speaker makes and explain how each claim is supported by reasons and evidence. Grades 2-5 Grammar Continuum - Punctuation - Use quotation marks in dialogue 4.G.1.1 Compare the development of various geographic regions in North Carolina using geographic tools and representations

    Cost: $600 - one program / $1,000 - two programs (sames school, same day)

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