COD 2022 - D691

Webinar - IGCSE/AS Literature: Writing about Jane Eyre (set text). Novel-Specific Writing Activities and Strategies

AS Language and Literature teachers, IGCSE Literature teachers, secondary school teachers interested in helping students to write about Jane Eyre (set text) considering the specificities of the novel in relation to the requirements of the examination

4 sesiones, inicia: 06-Abr

Ficha del curso

Ciclo: 2022
Nivel: A Distancia
Idioma: Inglés
Estado: Terminado
Lugar: A Distancia
Capacitador/es: Cecilia Lasa MA
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Sesiones Fechas Inicia Termina
1 06 Abril 2022 05:30 pm 07:00 pm
2 13 Abril 2022 05:30 pm 07:00 pm
3 20 Abril 2022 05:30 pm 07:00 pm
4 27 Abril 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 to write about Jane Eyre (set text) considering the specificities of the novel in relation to the requirements of the examination
- To reflect upon how writing can fuel literary analysis and further the understanding of the novel.
- To identify the writing potential of the different components of the novel.
- To offer teachers writing resources, strategies and possible activities to develop in class when teaching the novel.
- To discuss the impact of a variety of writing activities on the writing of exam papers.
- Writing activities scaffolding literary analysis.
- The specifics of writing about literary texts, in general, and about the novel as a genre, in particular, its main themes and formal features.
- Writing about the passage from childhood to adulthood in Jane Eyre.
- Writing about the narrator and protagonist in Jane Eyre.
- Writing about the different characters in Jane Eyre, their relation to the main character and their conflicts.
- Writing about the context, the setting and the atmosphere in Jane Eyre.
- Different text types and genres to write about Jane Eyre: language, content, purpose and audience.
1) Discussion of frequent problems related to writing about literary texts, in general, and novels, in particular 2) Exploration of specific components of the novel –narrator, characters, setting, conflict, etc.– and their writing potential 3) Analysis of possible activities, resources and strategies 4) Guided group reflection.
Source text

Brontë, Charlotte. Jane Eyre. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, Inc., 2001.

Critical material

Brackett, Virginia. How to Write about the Brontë’s. New York: Infobase Publishing, 2008.
Brennan, Zoe. Brontë’s Jane Eyre. A Reader’s Guide. London, New York: Continuum, 2010.
Michie, Elsie B. (ed.). Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre: A Case Book. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006.

Cambridge’s Bibliography about Literature in English

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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