Section B Coursework

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Section B Coursework

  1. 1. What is Courage?<br />
  2. 2. Aims of session<br />To define courage and to understand the different ways this quality can be shown<br />To read and analyse Section B Reading coursework texts to gain an idea of how courage is being presented in the texts<br />To share analysis and decide which text(s) you wish to explore further for the Reading coursework task (worth 10% of your Language coursework mark) <br />
  3. 3. How would YOU define courage?<br />
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  6. 6. Task<br />The following five Section B Anthology texts all present a message about courage<br />In Home groups of 5 students, each choose one text that you will become expert on<br />
  7. 7. In your expert group…<br />Find at least one other expert from another group with whom you can study the text<br />Read the text you have been allocated with your partner and fill out the grid to analyse what kind of courage is being presented, by whom, and how<br />You have 20 minutes to read, analyse and annotate your text and record your findings on the grid. Get to know your text well!<br />Use any of the support material on offer to help you<br />
  8. 8. The 5 texts…<br />Disabled: a WW1 poem by Wilfred Owen<br />The Last Night: an extract from a novel by Sebastian Faulks<br />The Necklace: A 19c short story by Guy de Maupassant<br />A Hero: a short story by R. K. Narayan<br />King Schahriar: the first in the cycle of short stories known as The Arabian Nights or 1001 Nights<br />
  9. 9. Rejoin your Home group<br />Share your findings about the 5 texts. What messages is each giving about courage, and how?<br />Do a PMI on all 5 texts to consider the pros and cons of each as a coursework text<br />What connections can you make between the texts? Think about thematic and stylistic connections. Use a diagram to represent commonalities and differences<br />
  10. 10. Homework<br />Decide whether you are going to analyse one or two texts in your coursework<br />Decide which text(s) you are going to analyse<br />Print out these texts from the Anthology<br />

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