+ Writing Memory Writing Reflective Analysis Thinking and Planning – Ideas and structure
+ Reflections = memories, events, thinking, making meaning from the past Events Analysis – deconstructing and Times when you remember GOOD learning reconstructing so that you can see its parts, A breakthrough… how it works, what it is a time when you changed made of, why it works through learning that way. Or FAILURE to learn Or CONSTANT FAILURE to learn
+ Finding a context / memory A geography Project is a moment of discovery…? Or a moment of something being born…? My Memory is Bophal What did I learn?
+ Character: What are some attributes you have developed over time? Choose ONE that resonates with a memory Choose TWO that show different parts of your character
+ How do these things relate? Memory – this is the core example that SHOWS your attribute. Learning– look at your example – what does it say about you (check the handout for ways to explain this) Character – Check that your memory, learning behaviour both SHOW the attribute you are discussing CORE IDEA – this is the RESULT of deep thinking about the connections between these
+ Components for my PLAN TO WRITE Choice / problem- based Opportunity to explore the Bophal world nurtured a Disaster personal attribute Sense of Social Justice
+ Identity Changes of the Writer RETELLING the event/action represents the ACTING SELF I felt terrible! Why did it happen? Recalling thoughts and feelings around the event/action shows a PARTICPANT OBSERVER “At the time I felt terrible and had so many questions. Now, I have terrible answers to these questions – wealth and power are unfeeling, distance between those who harm and the harmed creates inhumane irresponsibility. Yet, this was the first step towards taking a stand on Social Justice events, to not sit on the sideline about the values that impassion me.