David Neilsen, a local author and storyteller, captivated our 5th grade students during an interactive presentation called Two Words. During his visit, Mr. Neilsen guided students to look at images and ask a simple question, “What if?” After students brainstormed questions they were encouraged to answer them. The only requirement: be as creative as you dare! Answers ranged from plausible to wildly fanciful and proved that our imaginations have no limit. Students walked away buzzing with story ideas and ended the day knowing that inspiration truly is everywhere.
David Neilsen is the author of two, spooky middle grade books titled Dr. Fell and the Playground of Doom andBeyond the Doors. Please check out his website to learn more about him. https://david-neilsen.com/