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Chat with author John Madormo about the CHARLIE COLLIER series!

About this Skype lesson

If you are interested in having John speak to your classroom please submit your request to penguinauthorvisits@gmail.com.

The online visit begins with brief personal background details (how I got here); a short discussion of the “Charlie Collier, Snoop for Hire” series; followed up by an interactive presentation titled CREATING THE MYSTERY; then some Q&A; and we close with a series of Charlie Collier’s FAVORITE BRAIN TEASERS.

CREATING THE MYSTERY is a Powerpoint presentation that identifies all of the necessary elements in the creation of an interesting and compelling mystery; it asks the students to recall their own favorite mysteries, and to find each of these key elements within the story; and it features a discussion of all the tools that a successful mystery writer must have in his/her arsenal before writing down a single word.

Available for 4-5 classroom visits per month.

http://www.charliecolliersnoopforhire.com

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Mrs. Singh said on the 11 Jul 20:19
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What book do you suggest I read to the students before I Skype with you?
I teach fourth grade, do you think these books would be age appropriate for my students (ages 9 and 10)
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Mrs. Singh

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