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Scottish Set Text Guide: The Cone-Gatherers for National 5 and Higher English

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FORMAT: Paperback / softback
ISBN: 9781510468177
RRP: £5.99
PAGES: 112
PUBLICATION DATE: February 28, 2020

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Scottish Set Text Guide: The Cone-Gatherers for National 5 and Higher English

By (author) Donna Gray

Exam Board: SQALevel: National 5 and HigherSubject: EnglishFirst teaching: September 2017 (N5) / September 2018 (Higher)First exams: Summer 2018 (N5) / Summer 2019 (Higher)Understand, analyse and evaluate The Cone-Gatherers with this study and revision guide, written by experts who know how to prepare students for success in the National 5 and Higher English Critical Reading papers.Fully up to date with SQA’s latest exam requirements, this guide:- Develops understanding of plot, structure, characterisation, themes and language through clear explanations and detailed commentary, supported by definitions of key terms and unfamiliar words- Builds critical and analytical skills as students are encouraged to think more deeply about the text and consider the writer’s ideas, choices and techniques- Provides advice on how to tackle the different question types in the Scottish Texts section of the exam, with sample questions, model answers and examiner-style commentary, plus additional practice questions for students- Explains the requirements for the Critical Essay section of the exam, with tips and examples for planning, structuring and writing a top-grade essay, plus practice essay questions for students to answer- Highlights key quotations that students can use to enhance their exam responses and make comparisons between different parts of the text- Checks whether students have remembered the key points by including quick ‘Review your learning’ questions at the end of each chapter

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