I’ve got something to say – leading young writers to authorship

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Key words: writing publishing
Gail Loane


We want our young people to grow up knowing that writing is an important and deeply satisfying skill, one that helps them make more sense of themselves and their world, one that helps them communicate efectively. Much more than a skill, writing is the creativity of each child making itself known through the role of author. Unfortunately, too often writng becomes merely an exercise in getting words right or writing to teacher-prescribed tasks. Authorship is much richer than that, it is a means of describing, pondering on, clarifying, questioning and celebrating aspects of their lives. I’ve got something to say is the journey of Gail Loanes experiences in the classroom as she learned to teach writing in a way that enabled her students to develop and enjoy their own authorship. Between the pages is the journey-map for teachers – and parents – of primary and secondary school students to successfully assist their young writers to authorship.Gail knows that every young child and young adult has something to say, and her skill is in leading her students to know that they have a wealth

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