BBC School Radio: English - Meet the Authors

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Resource:BBC School Radio: English - Meet the Authors
Provider:BBC
Summary:Age Range: 8-14 (Grades 3-9, with parental supervision). This website provides recordings of interviews with children's authors.
Description:The authors answer questions posed by students about how they started writing, where they find inspiration for their stories, how they develop characters and storyline, and questions about their plans for future books. Sixteen prolific authors (who are very popular in the United Kingdom) are featured including:
  • Brian Patten
  • Valerie Bloom
  • Jacqueline Wilson
  • Jeremy Strong
  • Philip Ridley
  • Michael Morpurgo
  • Eva Ibbotson
  • Anne Fine
  • And more!
When you get to the site, simply click on the author's name on the menu, then "Listen Now." Most interviews are 15 minutes in length and are sure to engage and inspire young writers.
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C A T E G O R I E S
Orientation:General
Subjects:Language Arts
Teaching Methods:Online Interactive
I N T E N D E D   F O R:
Ages:8,9,10,11,12,13,14
Grades:3,4,5,6,7,8,9
F O R   M O R E   I N F O R M A T I O N
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