COD 2022 - D701

Webinar - IGCSE/AS Literature: Writing about Twelfth Night (set text). Drama-Specific Writing Activities and Strategies

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

1 sesiones, inicia: 15-Jun

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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 15 Junio 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 Twelfth Night (set text) considering the specificities of the play in relation to the requirements of the examination
- To reflect upon how writing can fuel literary analysis and further the understanding of the play.
- To identify the writing potential of the different components of the play.
- To offer teachers writing resources, strategies and possible activities to develop in class when teaching the play.
- 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 drama as a genre, in particular.
- Writing about Shakespearian comedy, its main themes and recurrent formal features.
- Writing about the main characters and their relationships in Twelfth Night.
- Writing about the main conflict and sub-conflicts in Twelfth Night.
- Writing about the context, the setting and the atmosphere in Twelfth Night.
- Different text types and genres to write about Twelfth Night: language, content, purpose and audience.
1) Discussion of frequent problems related to writing about literary texts, in general, and drama in particular 2) Exploration of specific components of comedy –conflicts and their resolutions, characters, setting, etc.– and their writing potential 3) Analysis of possible activities, resources and strategies 4) Guided group reflection.
Source text

Shakespeare, William. Twelfth Night.London, New York: Bloomsbury, 2008.

Critical material

Atkin, Graham. Twelfth Night.Character Studies.London, New York: Continuum, 2008.
Dolan, Frances.Twelfth Night.Language and Writing. London, New York: Bloomsbury, 2016.
Schiffer, James. Twelfth Night: New Critical Essays. London, New York: Routledge, 2011.

Cambridge 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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