Hazel Edwards
“Creativity is the fun of putting
together unexpected ideas”

Chopper Rescue: Stories & activities for mentoring and guided writing

  

Title: "Chopper Rescue: Stories & activities for mentoring & guided writing

ISBN:978-1-921454-86-8

Editor & Contributor : Hazel Edwards 

Can be bought directly from hazel@hazeledwards.com or Five Senses Publishing 

 

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Because they are brief, short stories are back in fashion. But writing well takes time and skill. Within this collection is a range of adventurous subjects, formats, lengths, styles and types of humour, which are great for modelling.  

'Such a shortage of writing mentors, this book is an excellent substitute to recommend.'   Rural teacher with gifted program.

"Good basis of a term's writing and reading.' ESL tutor

  • Anthology of 13 very different stories
  • Level: Years 4-8
  • Writing Tips from the authors
  • Stories chosen to demonstrate techniques such as viewpoint, graphics, fact, faction & fiction, period or future settings, dialogue and film adaptations.
  • Each author tells 'Where did the idea come from?'
  • Story snapshots for quick previews
  • Author bios: Well known and new writers.
  • Mentoring suggestions
  • Further activities.
  • Story features chart linking to National Assessment Program Guidelines

 

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Buy your own copy of Chopper Rescue

Contact hazel@hazeledwards.com 

 
 

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Events & Appearances 2017

1st Fri each month   PROV 10-1pm  Mentoring & Finishing Book-Length Non Fiction.

( booking here) 

June 23rd  1.25 pm Books-in-Homes Role Model, English Language School, Croydon Nth

July 7th  10-1pm PRO

July 12th (Weds) 10-4pm AuthorpreneurshipVic Writers' Centre.   Book here.

August 4th  10-1pm PRO

August 8th  Canberra: Chapman Primary School evening

August 12th   Brunswick Foundling Archives Master Class 10-1pm 

August 14th   Ashburton Library   1.30-4.30 Writing a Non Boring Family History or Memoir'

August 18th  Doncaster Library  11-12   Writing a Non Boring Family History or Memoir'

August 21st  11.30  Hume Grammar school visit

August 23rd (Weds) 11am Date with Reading Dog Ollie, Diamond Valley library, Greenborough.

August 24th  2pm Beverly Hills Primary , Doncaster 

August 18-25  Chn Book Week 'Escape to Everywhere' 

August 31st 1.30-3pm Chelsea Library 'Writing A Non Boring Family History'

September 1st 10-1pm PRO

September 8-10   HNSA Conference Swinburne Authorpreneurship.

September 16th  10-1pm  Yarra Glen L&L Centre  'Writing a Non Boring Family History or Memoir'

September 19th  YABBA

October 6th 10-1pm PRO

October 20/21 (t.b.c.) Colac ' Writing a Non Boring Family History'

November 3rd 10-1pm PRO

December 1st  10-1pm PRO

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