COD 2022 - D672

Webinar - IGCSE/AS Literature: Writing skills for unseen texts

AS Language and Literature teachers, IGCSE Literature teachers, secondary school teachers interested in helping students improve their writing, especially, of answers to unseen texts

1 sesiones, inicia: 21-Mar

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Ciclo: 2022
Nivel: A Distancia
Idioma: Inglés
Estado: Terminado
Lugar: A Distancia
Capacitador/es: Cecilia Lasa MA
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1 21 Marzo 2022 05:30 pm 07:00 pm

Capacitador/es

Cecilia Lasa

Cecilia Lasa is a Teacher of English (IESLV “Juan R. Fernández”) and a Teacher of Literature (Facultad de Filosofía y Letras, UBA). She holds a Master’s Degree in Literatures in Foreign Languages and in Comparative Literatures (UBA) and a Higher Diploma in Research in Humanities (UBA). She has done a Specialisation in Reading, Writing and Education (FLACSO) and in Writing and Literature (Ministerio de Educación). She has worked as a teacher of Literature and of academic reading and writing in Teacher Training Colleges in Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires and in Universidad Nacional de Avellaneda. She is currently working as a teacher and researcher in English Literature and American Literature (FFyL, UBA) and conducting her Ph. D research at Instituto de Filología “Amado Alonso” (UBA-CONICET). She is the author of Academic Writing and has edited and co-authored Literatura y formación docente. Proyectos de lectura y de escritura.
AS Language and Literature teachers, IGCSE Literature teachers, secondary school teachers interested in helping students improve their writing, especially, of answers to unseen texts
- To promote a genre-based approach to teach students to write answers to unseen texts.
- To offer teachers resources, strategies and possible writing activities specific to unseen texts.
- To discuss different dynamics (individual, in pairs, in groups, whole-class) through which to teach to write answers to unseen texts in the classroom.
- To think of the relation between different writing objectives and activities specific to unseen texts.
- To reflect upon instruments to (self-)assess answers to unseen texts.
- The unseen text as a sub-genre: constructing an audience and thinking of writing purposes.
- The importance of specific language in the answers to unseen texts: words, expressions and phraseology to use and to avoid.
- The construction of cohesive and solid argumentative answers to unseen texts through different dynamics (individually, in pairs, in groups, whole-class).
- The relevance of (self-)assessment criteria.
- The relation between writing objectives and activities specific to unseen texts.
1) Discussion of frequent problems related to teaching to write answers to unseen texts 2) Exploration of specific features of the sub-genre and possible activities to teach them 3) Guided group reflection on answers provided by the participants on possible activities, resources and strategies
Cambridge International Examinations. Learner Guide IGCSE® Literature in English. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018.
Russell, Carey. Cambridge IGCSE® and O Level Literature in English. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018.
Whitthome, Elizabeth. AS & A Level Literature in English. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018.
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