Writing and the Big 6
Model: Tips for young
readers, writers and
thinkers
Zarah C. Gagatiga
Teacher Librarian / Storytelle...
Writing is...
Thinking
Communicating with others
Process
The Big 6 Model: Thinking
Framework
Task Definition
Identifying
Information
Locating and
Accessing Information
Using Infor...
Tales From the 7,000 Isles: Filipino Folk
Stories Published by ABC-CLIO, USA 2011
New Books on the Block
Author: Zarah C.
Gagatiga
Illustrator: Jomike
Tejido
Lampara, 2013
New Books on the Block
Author: Zarah C.
Gagatiga
Illustrator: Bernadette
Solina Wolf
Lampara, 2013
Task Definition
What will I write
about?
Who do I write for?
What do I want to
say?
How will I write what I
want to say?
Identifying Information
What information do I
need so I can write
about my topic or
story?
- folk tales, folk
knowledge
- ...
Locating and Accessing Information
Field work and
interviews
Travelling, journaling
and observation
Locating Information and Access to
Information
Where is the
information located?
Locating Information and Access to
Information
Using Information
Read
View and visualize
Pre-writing
Drafts
Editing and Revision
Synthesis
Writing the manuscript
Six to eight months long
References and list of Bibliographies
One month - Two months
Evaluation
Proof reading
Critique from peers
Revision and editing
Final manuscript
Submission of
manuscript
Writing is a PROCESS
Step 1 -
Step 2 -
Step 3 -
Step 4 -
Step 5 -
Step 6
Let's watch this!
The Fantastic Flying
Books of Mr. Morris
Lessmore
What is your take
away from the
session?
What will you...
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  1. 1. Writing and the Big 6 Model: Tips for young readers, writers and thinkers Zarah C. Gagatiga Teacher Librarian / Storyteller / Author Outgoing Chairperson, PBBY (Philippine Board on Books for Young People)
  2. 2. Writing is... Thinking Communicating with others Process
  3. 3. The Big 6 Model: Thinking Framework Task Definition Identifying Information Locating and Accessing Information Using Information Synthesis Evaluation
  4. 4. Tales From the 7,000 Isles: Filipino Folk Stories Published by ABC-CLIO, USA 2011
  5. 5. New Books on the Block Author: Zarah C. Gagatiga Illustrator: Jomike Tejido Lampara, 2013
  6. 6. New Books on the Block Author: Zarah C. Gagatiga Illustrator: Bernadette Solina Wolf Lampara, 2013
  7. 7. Task Definition What will I write about? Who do I write for? What do I want to say? How will I write what I want to say?
  8. 8. Identifying Information What information do I need so I can write about my topic or story? - folk tales, folk knowledge - songs - games - recipes - family stories - child development - experiences of growing up
  9. 9. Locating and Accessing Information Field work and interviews Travelling, journaling and observation
  10. 10. Locating Information and Access to Information Where is the information located?
  11. 11. Locating Information and Access to Information
  12. 12. Using Information Read View and visualize Pre-writing Drafts Editing and Revision
  13. 13. Synthesis Writing the manuscript Six to eight months long References and list of Bibliographies One month - Two months
  14. 14. Evaluation Proof reading Critique from peers Revision and editing Final manuscript Submission of manuscript
  15. 15. Writing is a PROCESS Step 1 - Step 2 - Step 3 - Step 4 - Step 5 - Step 6
  16. 16. Let's watch this! The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore What is your take away from the session? What will you remember?

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