Hi, I'm currently a GTP student and having a bit of difficulty. I'm planning for my children to write a short story at the end of next week, which is the end result of the unit I am doing. I'm in Year5/6 class, but children are working at Yr3/4 level, and the unit is Authors and texts. I've so far got them to look at the works of Roald Dahl and keep a reading journal for the first week. However, as part of their final assessment they need to write this short story completely independently. So my problem is... how much help can I give them this week in leading up to this piece of writing? Do you think I should give them a plan to follow all week? Keeping in mind, they are only allowed to recall information instead of using it to help them write on the day. Or should I work on key features for their stories in relation to how Roald Dahl's books are structured? Even assuming that on the day, the children will completely forget what we have done? I have already delved into key features of a fiction text generally and the main focus so far has been on getting the children to discuss, respond and produce their thoughts from what they have read. I'm just a bit confused, and overthinking it maybe? Any suggestions?