DEC Scan Journal : February 2012
Volume 31, February 2012 5 During 2011, the Peppercorns have been exploring the conceptual map that orients and frames their narratives. An excursion at the end of Term 4 to the Chinese Gardens was a wonderful opportunity for the girls to read their stories in a magical setting. They also visited the Haymarket Library and then Abbey's Bookshop, where appealing resources were purchased for the school's collection. Visit their Fantasy fan fiction blog to find out more. What's next The reading and writing journey continues! Further writing will be shared on blogEd. Victor is enthusiastic about the opportunities for enriching their learning opportunities. This year we are using Minecraft, Inanimate Alice and Machinarium as mechanisms to build upon the pre-established skills of plot, dialogue and character development. Victor Davidson Follow the Peppercorns and Nuggets at <www.det. nsw.edu.au/blog/258571-fantasyfanfiction/>.