COD 2022 - D702

Webinar - IGCSE/AS Literature: Writing about Othello (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 Othello (set text) considering the specificities of the play in relation to the requirements of the examination

1 sesiones, inicia: 29-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 29 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 Othello (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 tragedy, its main themes and recurrent formal features.
- Writing about the main characters and their relationships in Othello.
- Writing about the main conflict and sub-conflicts in Othello.
- Writing about the context, the setting and the atmosphere in Othello.
- Different text types and genres to write about Othello: 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 tragedy –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. Othello.London, New York: Bloomsbury, 2001.

Critical material

Bromham, Tony. Othello, by William Shakespeare.Hampshire, London: Macmillan Education, 1988.
Davison, Peter. Othello. An Introduction of the Variety of Criticism. Hampshire, London: Macmillan Education, 1988.
Hadfield, Andrew. William Shakespeare’s Othello. London, New York: Routledge, 2005.

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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