This course critically evaluates the language, content and construction within several prescribed poems written by W.B.Yeats. Focus will also be on developing the writing skills needed for students to show personal understanding and appreciation.
Stage 6 English teachers. This course will be beneficial to teachers who will be teaching the HSC or planning to do so in the future.
Face to face enables guided analysis as well as productive professional discussion and sharing of resources and T&L strategies. The immediacy of face to face has the result of building confidence and providing ready to use resources for the classroom.
This course contributes to 5.0 professional development hours.
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1 hour and 30 minutes
Evaluating the literary and historical context of W.B.Yeats.
This will be delivered via a multi-media presentation and associated sections of the workshop course booklet.
The focus will be on clarifying the textual integrity of the poet’s work and how he responded to social and cultural influences and personal experience.
Three poems will be critically evaluated via guided analysis as well as group based teacher activities. Explicit focus will be on the central Module B requirements of evaluation of language, content and construction of the prescribed poems. This session would ensure that participants would have been able to discuss and closely analyse at least TWO of the THREE poems looked at within the workshop. This would provide essential skills for how to approach the other prescribed poems.
1 hour and 30 minutes
This session will concentrate via the course booklet and associated resources on how student understanding and knowledge of the prescribed poems could be best communicated within an exam format. Clarification of what is required by the focus on language, content and construction in relation to the poet’s work and how this relates to their appreciation of the textual integrity of the prescribed poems. Student samples and methods used to formulate detailed thesis responses would be discussed and examined.
Laptops and/or USB for note-taking and for getting copies of additional resources that are provided to participants via USB.
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Extremely helpful! Thanks.
Barbara was extremely helpful. She shared great knowledge, teaching and learning ideas and resources. Thank you.
Very informative. Great ideas to use with the students.
Great resources and advice.
Highly engaging and informative. Rubric constantly addressed and information produced was relevant.
Barbara is generous, enthusiastic, insightful and flexible. Absolute onset to the profession.
Barbara is knowledgeable and entertaining in her presentation of the poems, context and of the poet himself.
Consistently relevant and steeped in day to day practice.
Barbara is very knowledgeable and generous in sharing her ideas and resources. An excellent course.
Very informative and stimulating. Excellent range of resources provided. Well organised.
Very detailed and knowledgeable.
Barbara, you’re so knowledgeable and generous with your resources. You make me excited to teach! Thank you!
Barbara has some fantastic and practical ideas to engage students, as well as being very generous with resources. So valuable.
Very informative on the poet, the poetry and teaching strategies.
A very useful overview. Loved the group work analysis. Great resources given.
Very helpful with specific teaching techniques.
Very honest, knowledgeable and informative experience!
It has provided me with several tips to strengthen my student’s responses. Thanks.
Barbara has been English KLA co-ordinator at Richmond H.S. and Bede Polding College, Windsor South. She has extensive teaching and training experience with Junior and Senior Secondary English courses as well as Certificates in Mentoring and Professional Leadership. Over thirty Teacher Resource Textbooks have been published over the past fifteen years.
Developing resources for all Stage 6 English courses, remains a particular area of interest and expertise.