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 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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Events & Appearances 2018

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

( booking & info here)  

January

5th  10-1pm PROV 'Finishing Book-Length Project'

Feb 3rd  (Sat) 11am  Victorian Medical Women's Society historical walk.

Feb 6th   6:30-8.pm pm Dymocks Camberwell Tues Book Club 'Celebrant Sleuth' talk & signing at Barolo Trattoria, 885 Burke Rd, C'well (need to book) 

March 3rd Indian Fundraiser 

March 8th  Donvale Library  Writing a Non Boring Family History

March 13th (Tues) Watsonia Library  6-7 pm

March 24th  Goulburn Readers/Writers' Festival 

April 20th (Fri) Hazelnuts

April 30th (Mon 10-1pm) Cranbourne East , 'Writing a Non Boring Family History'

June 7th Adelaide: Early Childhood Educators' conference 

August:History Month

August 4th 10-1pm Port Phillip Heritage Centre  'Writing a Non Boring Family History or Memoir' workshop

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