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Does the Writer’s Notebook approach improve student's ability to develop a piece of writing using the writing process? by Mind Map: Does the Writer’s Notebook approach improve student's ability to develop a piece of writing using the writing process?

1. Planning: Week 3

1.1. What do the students need to know?

1.1.1. How to accurately plan a piece of writing, using the writers notebook and use that to structure a piece of writing.

1.2. What do the students already know? (Prior Knowledge)

1.2.1. Writing techniques

1.2.2. Planning techniques in the writers notebook

1.2.3. How to structure, improve and edit a piece of writing

1.3. What skills do I need as a teacher?

1.3.1. Understanding of where the students are supposed to be at based upon the Victorian Curriculum

1.3.2. How to explicitly teach the use of the writers notebook

2. Action Plan: Week 4-8

2.1. Deepen my professional knowledge about writing and the writers notebook

2.1.1. Professional converations

2.1.2. Putting into practice Deb Sukarna's method of teaching writing

2.2. Language exposure and introducing new ideas and ways of thinking

2.2.1. Brainstorming seeds as a class

2.2.2. Shared writing

2.3. Explicitly teach the whole text level of a piece

2.3.1. Introduce the arrows containing strategies and questions to ask while writing

2.4. Explicitly teach the sentence level of a piece of writing

2.5. Explicitly teach how to proofread and edit a piece of writing

3. Reflection: Week 9

3.1. What has changed in the students writing?

3.1.1. How has the students planning developed?

3.1.2. How has the students confidence in writing increased?

3.1.3. How have my students achieved their writing goals? If not, why?

3.2. What have I learnt about my teaching? How can the students improvements or changes in writing inform my teaching?