The Tempest and Hag-Seed Student Book (Advanced Module A)
This student book is a comparative study of William Shakespeare's play, The Tempest and Margaret Atwood's novel, Hag-Seed for the NSW Stage 6 English Year 12 Advanced Module A: Textual Conversations.
Throughout this book, students have the opportunity to engage in an enjoyable and detailed comparative study that will improve their critical knowledge, understanding, and appreciation of the resonances and dissonances between the texts.
Students will develop their understanding of the different ways Shakespeare and Atwood are influenced by other texts, and how this shapes meaning, by engaging in a variety of critical and creative activities. These activities will improve their understanding of the content of The Tempest and Hag-seed, the ideas and issues the conversation between the texts encourages audiences to think about, the language used, and the way the texts have been structured.
Students will also learn how to support their judgements about textual conversations with evidence from both texts and their contexts, along with developing their understanding of scholarly perspectives gathered from further independent research. This student book is a highly valuable resources for students and teachers of the NSW Stage English Year 12 Advanced Module A: Textual Conversations. It includes:
- Engaging classroom activities to develop skills in analysis, interpretation, comparison, and evaluation of texts
- Multi-modal tasks, including tasks that require students to create podcasts and short documentaries
- A variety of discursive, persuasive, and imaginative structured writing tasks modelled on the Paper 2 examination questions for Module C
- Sample essay questions modelled on the Paper 2 examination questions for Module A
|Year Level||Year 12|
|Date of Publication||July 2019|
|Subject||English, English Advanced|