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24-6356 Comparative Section (2025) explored through the texts Shawshank Redemption, Small Things Like These and Sive

24-6356 Comparative Section (2025) explored through the texts Shawshank Redemption, Small Things Like These and Sive

Comparative Section (2025) explored through the texts The Shawshank Redemption, Small Things Like These and Sive

This webinar is aimed at teachers of Senior Cycle English who are using the following texts in the Comparative Section of the Leaving Cert. Higher Level Course: The film The Shawshank Redemption, directed by Frank Darabont, the novella, Small Things Like These, written by Claire Keegan and the play Sive, created by John B. Keane.

The purpose of the webinar is to share approaches supporting students to:

  • Comprehend a range of challenging texts.
  • Analysing in depth, inferring at sophisticated levels, speculating and questioning assumptions.
  • Evaluate and critically respond to texts.
  • Identify and analyse the form, structure and style of a text and show an understanding of how all these elements constitute its genre.
  • Compare and contrast a range of texts under two prescribed modes - Theme/Issue and Cultural Context.

 

Teachers who attend this webinar will receive an accompanying resource booklet.

Ann Marie Garvey has over twenty years teaching experience and works in Coláiste Cholmcille, Ballyshannon. She was seconded for three years as an English Advisor with Junior Cycle for Teachers. She has been an Advising Examiner of Leaving Cert Higher Level English for the past eight years and remains an English Associate with Oide.

Elaine McGowan has over twenty years teaching experience and is currently a teacher of English and History and Year Head in St. Attracta's Community School, Co. Sligo. She was an Examiner for both Junior and Leaving Cert. Higher Level English. Elaine returned to her classroom after a four year secondment to Junior Cycle for Teachers as an English Advisor

Course Details

Course Start Date / Time 19-09-2024 7:00 pm
Course End Date / Time 19-09-2024 6:00 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Fee Free
Select Hours 1
Speaker Ann Marie Garvey and Elaine McGowan
Course Format Online
Location Online