The children start the Talk for Writing cycle with a 'cold write' this is where the child writes their own text without any help. This is used as a form of assessment for the teacher to see what the child needs to learn. The children then learn a text orally using actions to help them remember the sentences. The children play word and sentence games, research around the subject matter, learn aspects of the type of text that they are learning. They produce text maps and change aspects of it to make it their own. After this the children write out the text and edit their work. Finally they write out the text which is the published version.
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