Higher English Language Skills for CfE

Author: Mary M. Firth,Andrew G. Ralston

Publisher: Hodder Gibson

ISBN: 1471838048

Category: Study Aids

Page: 300

View: 5711

This is a brand new edition of a bestselling title, updated for the newest CfE Higher English course, and particularly directed at offering support for Paper 1: Reading for Understanding, Analysis and Evaluation. It provides you with the support and advice you will need to succeed in this element of Higher English, which is worth 30% of the available marks in your examination. - Become more secure in your knowledge of the English language and in your reading skills - Apply those reading skills in learning how to answer questions on close reading - Practise answering questions and check your work using theaccompanying book of suggested answers

Higher English Language for CfE: Answers and Marking Schemes

Author: Mary M. Firth,Andrew G. Ralston

Publisher: Hodder Gibson

ISBN: 1471844439

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 64

View: 8912

This book (which is photocopiable within the purchasing institution) accompanies the student book of the same name. It is a brand new edition of a bestselling title, updated for the newest CfE Higher English course, and particularly directed at offering support for Paper 1: Reading for Understanding, Analysis and Evaluation. It provides detailed answers and suggested marking instructions to the student book material, and gives you the support and advice you will need to succeed in this element of Higher English - Become more secure in your knowledge of the English language and in your reading skills - Apply those reading skills in learning how to answer questions on close reading - Practise answering questions in the accompanying student book

English Language Skills

Author: Mary M. Firth,Andrew G. Ralston

Publisher: Margaret

ISBN: 0716932245

Category: English

Page: 112

View: 7490

Even for unseen elements of the Higher English examination, such as the interpretation section, there are skills a student can practice to imrove theri performance. A good writing style is of great importantance to an examiner and pupils must demonstrate thier abilities in word choice, sentence structure, tone, imagery, punctuation etc. This book will explain the techniques required to become a good writer. It will also teach pupils how to recognise the demands of a question, providing an understanding of the phrasing and proposing methods of approaching writing an appropriate response.

Higher English for CfE: Reading for Understanding, Analysis and Evaluation

Author: Ann Bridges,Colin Eckford

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1471838080

Category: Study Aids

Page: 300

View: 6912

A brand new edition of the former Higher English Close Reading, completely rewritten for the new Higher element - worth 30% of marks in the final exam. Written by two highly experienced authors, this book shows you how to practise for the Reading for Understanding, Analysis and Evaluation section of the CfE Higher English exam. It introduces the terms and concepts that lie behind success and offers guidance on the interpretation of questions and targeting answers. - Acquire and improve the skills needed for success in this area of CfE Higher - Includes questions and passages to reflect the style of assessments in this section of the paper - Revise for the exam using the practice papers and accompanying book of suggested answers

Higher English for CfE: Critical Reading

Author: Carolyn Cunningham

Publisher: Hodder Gibson

ISBN: 147183803X

Category: Study Aids

Page: 300

View: 2726

A comprehensive working guide to the Critical Reading section of Higher English for CfE - worth 40% of available marks in the exam. Critical Reading (made up of two sections: Scottish Text and Critical Essay) is a very significant element of the new Higher English qualification. This book provides you with the support and advice you will need to succeed in this vital area, with a top expert guiding you through the course and suggesting approaches to the exam, so that you achieve the best grades you can. By focusing on specific examples of Scottish texts, this book enables you to increase your knowledge and approach any text with greater skill. - Become more secure in your knowledge of texts - Develop your analysis and essay writing skills through studying specific examples of texts, with exam-style questions - Includes revision tips to help you approach the exam with confidence and succeed on the day

Higher English for CfE: The Textbook

Author: Jane Cooper

Publisher: Hodder Gibson

ISBN: 1471873609

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 248

View: 618

Ensure your students are prepared for every aspect of their assessment with the only textbook that offers comprehensive coverage of the new syllabus requirements. - Written by a highly experienced bestselling author - Covers the new specification with all the new topics in the SQA examinations - Provides thorough exam preparation, with graded Practice Exercises - Organised to make it easy to plan, manage and monitor student progress

Higher English Language Skills

Answers and Marking Schemes

Author: Mary M. Firth,Andrew G. Ralston

Publisher: Hodder Gibson

ISBN: 9781471844416

Category: Electronic books

Page: 64

View: 6391

Exam Board: SQA Level: Higher Subject: English First Teaching: September 2014 First Exam: Summer 2015 This book (which is photocopiable within the purchasing institution) accompanies the student book of the same name. It is a brand new edition of a bestselling title, updated for the newest CfE Higher English course, and particularly directed at offering support for Paper 1: Reading for Understanding, Analysis and Evaluation. It provides detailed answers and suggested marking instructions to the student book material, and gives you the support and advice you will need to succeed in this element of Higher English - Become more secure in your knowledge of the English language and in your reading skills - Apply those reading skills in learning how to answer questions on close reading - Practise answering questions in the accompanying student book

Higher English Success Guide

Author: N.A

Publisher: Leckie & Leckie

ISBN: 9780007554409

Category: English language

Page: 140

View: 2555

Containing top tips and quick tests, this book also highlights key concepts and explains links between topics in the Higher English curriculum. It offers all the essential knowledge required to successfully pass the exam.

National 5 English

Reading for Understanding, Analysis and Evaluation

Author: M. M. Firth,Andrew G. Ralston

Publisher: Hodder Gibson

ISBN: 9781444192087

Category: English language

Page: 104

View: 6274

This title is endorsed by SQA. Boost grades with quick and effective ways to acquire and improve the skill of reading for understanding, analysis and evaluation, which is worth 30% of the overall mark. This title offers guidance in one of the most important areas of National 5 English, in a skill area that some students believe 'cannot be practised'. This book, written by two highly experienced teachers and authors, shows that such practice offers the best chance of success and demonstrates that reading for understanding, analysis and evaluation for National 5 English is a skill that can be acquired and improved. - Develops skills quickly and effectively using tried and trusted methods from an experienced author team - Prepares students for assessment with specific advice and plenty of opportunities to test the theory in practice papers - Teaches (and tests) other language skills essential to National 5 English

Higher English for CfE: Portfolio Writing Skills

Author: Andrew G. Ralston,Mary M. Firth

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1471848574

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 86

View: 5375

We are working with SQA to gain endorsement for this title. A practical guide to Portfolio writing, which is worth up to 30% of the final grade - including an outline of the requirements and how to achieve them. - Detailed advice on personal and reflective writing - Practical guidance on discursive writing - Ideas for own writing - Ample pieces for assessment, with guidance on what markers are looking for

Higher English

The Critical Essay

Author: Mary Firth,Andrew G. Ralston

Publisher: Hodder Education

ISBN: 9780340966563

Category: English language

Page: 144

View: 859

Boost grades, with practical strategies for tackling 50% of the overall mark. This text explains how to effectively prepare a literature text and then construct a critical essay in accordance with marking guidelines from the Scottish Qualifications Authority. - Addresses how to avoid common problems, such as a failure to be selective or a lack of a clear structure, through worked examples and sample essays - Improves skills through a practical approach of explanations followed by a series of exercises and peer assessment activities - Ensures students are set for their exam with a checklist of points to remember when constructing a good critical essay

How to Pass Higher Business Management for CfE

Author: Craig McLeod

Publisher: Hodder Gibson

ISBN: 1471836010

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 128

View: 2720

Get your best grade with this guide to Higher Business Management for CfE. This book contains all the advice and support you need to revise successfully for your Higher exam (for CfE). It combines an overview of the course syllabus with advice from a top expert on how to improve exam performance, so you have the best chance of success. - Refresh your knowledge with complete course notes - Prepare for the exam with top tips and hints on revision techniques - Get your best grade with advice on how to gain those vital extra marks

How to Pass Higher Chemistry for CfE

Author: John Anderson

Publisher: Hodder Gibson

ISBN: 1471808300

Category: Science

Page: 144

View: 5714

Endorsed by SQA Get your best grade with this guide to Higher Chemistry for CfE. This book contains all the advice and support you need to revise successfully for your Higher (for CfE) exam. It combines an overview of the course syllabus with advice from a top expert on how to improve exam performance, so you have the best chance of success. - Refresh your knowledge with complete course notes - Prepare for the exam with top tips and hints on revision techniques - Get your best grade with advice on how to gain those vital extra marks

How to Pass Higher Human Biology for CfE

Author: Graham Moffat,Billy Dickson

Publisher: Hodder Gibson

ISBN: 147184725X

Category: Science

Page: 200

View: 876

Get your best grade with this SQA endorsed guide to Higher Human Biology for CfE. This book contains all the advice and support you need to revise successfully for your Higher (for CfE) exam. It combines an overview of the course syllabus with advice from a top expert on how to improve exam performance, so you have the best chance of success. - Refresh your knowledge with complete course notes - Prepare for the exam with top tips and hints on revision techniques - Get your best grade with advice on how to gain those vital extra marks

Close Reading 7-9

Author: M. M. Firth,Andrew G. Ralston

Publisher: Hodder Gibson

ISBN: 9780340966525

Category: English language

Page: 152

View: 3359

Close Reading 7-9 provides a wide selection of extracts with accompanying interpretation/comprehension-type questions, and is appropriate for pupils working at Levels B/C in Scotland (Level 2 in England/Wales and Northern Ireland). In addition, the 'Taking A Closer Look' section in each chapter focuses on a specific language feature from the passage and provides further explanations and practice exercises on that aspect of language, whilst a 'Follow On' section gives the opportunity to explore wider issues raised by the extract, plus ideas for extended writing. Also available: Close Reading 7-9 Answer Book and Copiable Test Forms contains a collection of full answers and marking schemes for the comprehension activities offered in the book. The answer book also contains photocopiable Test Forms of the questions in re-designed format, with space for answers to be written beneath each question. These forms can be used in conjunction with the Pupil Book as practice for formal or national reading assessments.

Higher English Grade Booster

Author: David Cockburn

Publisher: Leckie & Leckie

ISBN: 9781843722595

Category: English language

Page: 159

View: 8414

The Higher English Grade Booster is a handbook specifically designed to take students step-by-step through all areas of assessment and to uncover the mysteries of the Higher exam.

How to Pass Higher English for Cfe

Author: Ann Bridges

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781471808340

Category: English language

Page: 168

View: 3313

Get your best grade with this guide to Higher English for CfE. This book contains all the advice and support you need to revise successfully for your Higher (for CfE) exam. It combines an overview of the course syllabus with advice from a top expert on how to improve exam performance, so you have the best chance of success. - Refresh your knowledge with complete course notes - Prepare for the exam with top tips and hints on revision techniques - Get your best grade with advice on how to gain those vital extra marks

Revise for Higher Mathematics

Author: John Dalton

Publisher: Heinemann

ISBN: 9780435516208

Category: Mathematics

Page: 141

View: 1489

A revision text for higher mathematics examinations. Provides students with practice questions and revision exercises, combined with worked examples and hints on answering examination questions successfully. The text also contains test-yourself questions, along with the answers.

Close Reading 11-14 with Answers

Author: Mary M. Firth,Andrew G. Ralston

Publisher: Hodder Education

ISBN: 9780340816745

Category: English language

Page: 144

View: 3862

Close Reading 11-14 provides a wide selection of of extracts from novels old and (especially) new, with accompanying interpretation/ comprehension-type questions. In addition, the 'Taking A Closer Look' section in each chapter focuses on a specific language feature from the passage and provides further explanations and practice exercises on that aspect of language. The book has specific links with Knowledge About Language (by the same authors) but can also be used independently of that title, either as a stand-alone classroom textbook or a resource for individual pupils needing interpretation practice.

Higher English Close Reading Answers and Marking Schemes

Author: Ann Bridges,Colin Eckford

Publisher: Hodder Gibson

ISBN: 9780340928165

Category: English language

Page: 88

View: 2296

Close Reading for Higher English offers guidance in one of the most important areas of Higher English. Close Reading contributes to 50% of marks in the final examination, yet some students believe that it is a skill that can not be practised! The core student book, written by two experienced teachers and examiners, shows that such practice offers the best chance of success and demonstrates that close reading for Higher English is a skill that can be acquired and improved. It introduces the basic terms and concepts that lie behind success (with guidance on interpretation of questions and targeting answers); then offers a section on examples of Comparative Evaluation (the 'Questions on both Passages'), an area that is often a source of difficulty for many candidates; followed by six practice papers for exam preparation. This book of suggested answers offers extremely detailed marking instructions to use alongside the student book, that highlight where students can gain - or lose - the extra marks that influence grade awards. This book is photocopiable within the institution of purchase.