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Drawing Before Writing : A Metacognitive Scaffold to Year 2 Children ' s Story Writing

  title={Drawing Before Writing : A Metacognitive Scaffold to Year 2 Children ' s Story Writing},
  author={Possum Magic Cottage},
This paper describes a pre-service teacher-researcher’s action research study into Year 2 children’s approach to story writing. The purpose of the study was to investigate the use of drawing to improve the quality and quantity of children’s writing by using drawing before writing to scaffold children’s thinking during the story writing process. The use of drawing also sought to improve students’ view of themselves as competent writers. The paper describes a six week period during which children… Expand

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