Advanced Module A: Textual Conversations - The Tempest and Hag-Seed

Barbara Stanners
My focus is developing rich teaching and learning resource materials for Secondary English teachers to use in the classroom.
The course will explore the contextual influences, issues and values of both texts that have helped shape meaning within each text.
Target Audience
Senior English teachers currently teaching the course of considering doing so in the near future.
25 reviews
76

Learning Areas

Teaching Standards

General Description

This is a comparative study of Shakespeare’s ‘The Tempest’ and Margaret Atwood’s ‘Hag-Seed’. The course will explore the contextual influences, issues and values of both texts that have helped shape meaning within each text. Similarities and differences between the two texts will be examined as well as strategies that could be used to develop student writing skills.

Audience

Senior English teachers currently teaching the course of considering doing so in the near future.

Available Delivery Formats

Format Description

24/7 lifetime course access


IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

- If you have a TTA subscription or membership please ignore the pricing when enrolling. Rest assured if your school has a subscription you will not be charged and for Memberships, your invoice will be adjusted accordingly to reflect your discount.

- If you have no subscription or membership but you are interested in placing a bulk discounted order for a team of teachers see the ONLINE TEAM tab above.

- For more details on our Unlimited Online Subscription packages Click here .

- Money-Back Guarantee – If you complete less than 25% of an online course and aren’t impressed, simply visit tta.edu/go/refund to let us know what happened, and we will cancel your enrolment and provide a full refund.

Teaching Standards
3.3.2 Proficient Level – Use teaching strategies
3.4.2 Proficient Level – Select and use resources
Are you in NSW? If so, this is relevant for you

Completing this course will contribute 8 hours of NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) Registered PD addressing 3.3.2 & 3.4.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

TTA (Teacher Training Australia) is endorsed to provide the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) Registered Professional Development for teachers accredited at Proficient and Lead Level Teacher.


This course contributes to 8.0 professional development hours.

Occurrences

  Start Date Location Availability Price    
Enrol Now Now Online Places available $269 + GST Enrol Now

Sessions

Session 1: Comparative Evaluation of contextual influences on text

2 hours and 30 minutes

A comparative exploration of contextual influence on both composers, will be delivered largely via ppt.
Content will also clarify how the different mediums that have been used has impacted on how meaning has been shaped within and between texts.
There will be response questions posed for the ppt as well as suggestions for how some of the required content be covered via homework tasks and use of suggested websites.

Session 2: Implicit and Explicit features within and between texts. Focus will be on how composer attitudes , issues composers' attitudes, vallues

3 hours

Texts will be considered individually and comparatively. Rubric requirements will be clarified via diagram, illustration or mind-mapping. Time management is crucial for Module A and so guidelines will be given for tight programming to ensure both texts are covered adequately.
The aim of this session is to develop how the texts and their associated values, significance and context can be best communicated to students.

Session 3 -Improving Student Evaluative and Composing Skills

2 hours and 30 minutes

Effective Teaching and Learning methods will be outlined and some notes will be provided to help teachers develop the necessary writing skills that are required for this Module.
Suggested group work, tutorial, blogging or journal activities will be outlined as effective strategies for developing student writing skills.
Suggested short texts will be listed as well as varied response tasks.

User Rating

4.3

Latest Reviews

Please note the feedback listed here is unfiltered, and includes all comments and ratings collected.

Advanced Module A: Textual Conversations - The Tempest and Hag-Seed - Barbara Stanners
03/12/2019

Insightful with lots of practical teaching strategies

Advanced Module A: Textual Conversations - The Tempest and Hag-Seed - Barbara Stanners
03/12/2019

Relevant and pertinent to course

Advanced Module A: Textual Conversations - The Tempest and Hag-Seed - Barbara Stanners
03/12/2019

I found this a well structured and informative course. I appreciate the approaches offered and the resources included. thanks

Advanced Module A: Textual Conversations - The Tempest and Hag-Seed - Barbara Stanners
03/12/2019

I have not taught this course before and I was interested to see the difference between the new HSC course and the comparative studies of previous years. I am new to the Tempest and Hag seed and I appreciate the quality and depth of the information and resources presented in this course.

Advanced Module A: Textual Conversations - The Tempest and Hag-Seed - Barbara Stanners
03/12/2019

I found this course to be a little disappointing. I would have liked to see some resources provided as well as audio lectures or some form of audio associated with the powerpoints. The information did not quite hit the mark with how to go about really teaching this difficult course and did not offer any resource support for teachers.

Advanced Module A: Textual Conversations - The Tempest and Hag-Seed - Barbara Stanners
03/12/2019

Amazing. Very helpful as it is my first time teaching Advanced English

Advanced Module A: Textual Conversations - The Tempest and Hag-Seed - Barbara Stanners
02/09/2019

This course was relevant in terms of focusing on the interconnections between the two texts with a focus on contextual influences and concerns reflected in the respective texts. The resources were engaging for classroom use.

Advanced Module A: Textual Conversations - The Tempest and Hag-Seed - Barbara Stanners
02/09/2019

The quality was very good and highly relevant.

Advanced Module A: Textual Conversations - The Tempest and Hag-Seed - Barbara Stanners
02/09/2019

This is merely a program with some quality resources, rather than a pedagogical approach to teaching the Module. Even with the resources, there is nothing new and Hagseed has been left alone. Atwood’s context has not been explored in a deep way which is relevant to character, setting, etc.

Advanced Module A: Textual Conversations - The Tempest and Hag-Seed - Barbara Stanners
02/09/2019

The quality of the course allowed for detailed understanding of the texts which informed my understanding of how to assess, contextualise and deliver the Tempest and Hagseed. The course detailed The Tempest and it’s context. Strong resources that linked to the Tempest.

Advanced Module A: Textual Conversations - The Tempest and Hag-Seed - Barbara Stanners
02/09/2019

Excellent resources and ideas for teaching The Tempest

Advanced Module A: Textual Conversations - The Tempest and Hag-Seed - Barbara Stanners
25/07/2019

The course had some excellent content and practical strategies for classroom use

Advanced Module A: Textual Conversations - The Tempest and Hag-Seed - Barbara Stanners
25/07/2019

The course was relevant and provided many resources that would enhance student understanding of the module. The course was a fantastic way to gain an understanding of what is expected of our students. The resources were user friendly and provided many opportunities for students to engage in their learning and critically analyse both texts. - -

Advanced Module A: Textual Conversations - The Tempest and Hag-Seed - Barbara Stanners
25/07/2019

The course content makes it easy to translate to the classroom experience with several lessons immediately transferable.

Advanced Module A: Textual Conversations - The Tempest and Hag-Seed - Barbara Stanners
25/07/2019

Relevant for the module and includes useful activities

Advanced Module A: Textual Conversations - The Tempest and Hag-Seed - Barbara Stanners
25/07/2019

Good resources, will use in classroom for revision. A few aspects I didn’t teach but reiterated what I did. A thorough examination of the Advanced course with helpful resources and an insight to the deep knowledge required by students. - Danielle Vandenberg -

Advanced Module A: Textual Conversations - The Tempest and Hag-Seed - Barbara Stanners
25/07/2019

There were some interesting components and some valuable information for Module A, however it wasn’t as detailed as I expected.

Advanced Module A: Textual Conversations - The Tempest and Hag-Seed - Barbara Stanners
25/07/2019

The course content was highly relevant addressing the conceptual aspects to be addressed as well as providing strategies for teaching. Barbara Stanners continues to provide the highest standard in training. The Tempest/HagSeed module addresses all aspects of the topic, provides a stimulating range of activities and includes sophisticated resources. - -

Advanced Module A: Textual Conversations - The Tempest and Hag-Seed - Barbara Stanners
25/07/2019

The lessons and handouts were relevant and useful however the youtube links in session one were focussed on a different Shakespearean play

Advanced Module A: Textual Conversations - The Tempest and Hag-Seed - Barbara Stanners
25/07/2019

The quality and relevance of the course are high.


About the team


Barbara Stanners

Creator

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.