Teachers

TEACHING RESOURCES:

 

Chasing the Valley

Chasing the Valley is a fantasy novel. It deals with war and conflict, conscription, friendship, death, tyranny, rebellion and coming of age. The following resources were prepared by Dr Robyn Sheahan-Bright for Random House in 2013. They include activities suitable for the Australian Curriculum.

Teaching Resources: http://skyemelki-wegner.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Chasing-the-Valley-Teacher-Notes.pdf

Book Trailer: https://youtu.be/SvqzfnnYg2k

 


The Hush

The Hush is a fantasy novel. It deals with ethical dilemmas, tyranny, friendship, death, sacrifice, rebellion, environmental issues and coming of age. The following resources were prepared for Random House in 2015. They include activities suitable for the Australian Curriculum.

Teaching Resources: http://skyemelki-wegner.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/The-Hush-Teacher-Notes.pdf

Book Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dt-1Muw5c-8

 

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School Visits

I love to visit schools (primary and secondary) and I’m always excited to share my writing tips and tricks with students! I offer a variety of writing workshops, including:

  • Bringing a Story to Life
  • How to Beat Writer’s Block
  • Creating a Fantasy World

I also offer the following talks, which include a Q&A with students:

  • Becoming an Author
  • Chasing the Valley (for students studying the book)

To enquire about a school or library visit, please contact Booked Out: www.bookedout.com.au