Write with Jacqueline Harvey

For: Year 5 - Year 6
Available class:
Every weekday 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Class ID: C507 Fee: AU$300.00

Delivery Method: Online meeting

3 lessons:
  • 1. 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM 27/09/2021
  • 2. 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM 28/09/2021
  • 3. 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM 29/09/2021

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Jacqueline Harvey is one of Australia’s most popular authors for children, having sold well over a million copies of her Alice-Miranda series’ in Australia alone. Her spy series, Kensy and Max is thrilling young readers with drama, action and loads of fun and Clementine Rose has been a favourite with young readers for a long time. Her books make regular appearances on both the Dymocks Top 51 Children’s Books and the Better Reading Kids’ Top 50 Children’s Books, often in the top 10.

Jacqueline has received numerous short-listings and awards including in the 2020 Children’s Choice awards (YABBA, KOALA and WAYRBA) while her picture book, The Sound of the Sea was a CBCA Honour Book in 2006. Kensy and Max is shortlisted in the 2021 Red Dot Book Awards in Singapore. A highly experienced teacher and presenter, she has delivered thousands of talks and workshops for children and adults at schools and festivals around the world. Her books have been translated into many languages and are available in over 80 countries. Kensy and Max was published in the United States in July 2020.

Year 5/6 Write with Jacqueline Harvey:

- Settings and world building
- Effective descriptions
-  Character development
- Plotting and planning stories
- Responding to a range of stimuli (pictures, first sentences, an idea) to plan and develop a story
- Using literary devices effectively
- The importance of rewriting and editing