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.

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April 28th  12-1.30 pm Women Writers' launch

May 3rd  4.30-6 pm Immigration Museum  "Creativity' Keynote Independent Schools Arts Learning.

May 5th  10-1pm PRO

May 20th  Doncaster Library 'Thank the Storytellers'  11-4pm 

May 25-31 st  Darwin 

June 2nd  10-1pm PRO

June 8th   Watsonia Library Book Launch

June 10th (Sat) 10-1pm Wordfest  Mt Waverley Library, Writing a Non Boring Family History or Memoir 

June 13/14th  Sale Library   'Writing a Non Boring Family History' Book here. 

June 17th  10-1pm Brunswick Foundling Archives: Master Class 

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 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 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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