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For extensive teaching resources for Toby and the Silver Blood Witches

For a short video to encourage reading for pleasure in your class

SCHOOL VISITS:

I love meeting classes virtually! Here is what I offer.

Please use the form on the contact page if you're interested in booking or finding out more.

WHAT: A thirty to forty minute video call (plus Powerpoint slideshow) with the author for upper KS2 (years 5 and 6). Using Zoom or Teams as preferred by the school.

WHEN: After 2pm

CONTENT:

 

OPTION ONE - About the author and the book

  • A short talk on author background, inspiration, and the book's plot

  • An interactive activity on generating story ideas

  • An interactive activity on the language of the witches

  • A couple of short readings from the book

  • Q and A

OPTION TWO - Fantasy story writing workshop

  • Books about witches

  • Building a fantasy world - characters, clothes, buildings, food, language (plus an interactive activity)

  • Creating an atmosphere (plus an activity analysing a short passage) 

  • Q and A

COST: £50 (Includes two free signed books) 

KEY THEMES:

Adventure, mystery, magic, witches, young carer, parental illness, bullying.

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