Developing Writer Identity and Exploring Metacognition Throughout the Writing Process: The Affective Side of the Process Level: Secondary

Metacognition and reflection are integral elements for improving student writing. If the overriding goal of writing instruction is to increase and deepen student understanding of their own writing and what makes it effective, then student ability to assess and consider their own writing is imperative. Focuses on helping students become reflective about their leaning and writing emphasizing metacognitive and reflective steps in establishing writer identity. Participants explore their own history as writers and the ways in which metacognition and reflection can be embedded into the writing projcess


Writing: Concept 1, PO 1; Concept 3, PO 1; Concept 4, PO 1. Strand 2 Concept 1, PO 2; Strand 2, Concept 3, PO 2