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Reading for Gold

What is Reading for Gold?

 

 

 

Reading for Gold is our reading scheme designed to encourage pupils to read independently, use sources such as the library to develop their reading, and enhance their analysis and evaluation skills across a range of genres.

Pupils should be encouraged to select and read texts for enjoyment and interest, and express their personal response. As pupils progress through the awards in Reading for Gold they should be using their developing language skills to access more challenging texts.

Your child’s class teacher will have issued them with an appropriate booklet. Here are copies of each of the booklets:

What are the benefits of Reading for Gold?

  • Creates enthusiasm for reading
  • Pupils take responsibility for their reading
  • Encourages independent and critical thinking
  • Encourages pupils to analyse texts in different ways
  • Pupils learn how to evaluate texts

Find out more by reading our Reading for Gold Guide for Parents

POETRY CRITICAL ESSAY RESOURCES

Click here to access class notes on The Death of Marilyn Monroe by Edwin Morgan

Write essays on “The Death of Marilyn Monroe” by Edwin Morgan using the following questions:

  1. Choose a poem which you find emotionally unsettling or intellectually challenging.

Explain how the poem elicits this response from you and discuss how this contribution to your understanding of the central concern(s) of the poem.

2. Choose a poem which deals with an aspect of the less pleasant side of life.

Show how the poem increases your knowledge and understanding of the aspect of life dealt with, and how the use poetic technique contributes to the impact the poem had on you.

3.  Choose a poem which encourages you to think differently or to understand something in a new way.

Discuss how the poet’s ideas and techniques led you to change your thinking or understanding.

4. Choose a poem in which the creation of mood or atmosphere is an important feature.

Show how the poet creates the mood or atmosphere, and discuss its importance in your appreciation of the poem as a whole.

5. Choose a poem in which the poet creates a vivid sense of a particular time or place.

Discuss how the poet’s vivid description of time or place adds to your appreciation of the central concerns of the poem.

Writing Portfolio

You will be expected to write two essays for your Writing Portfolio. These essay must be your own work. You will be severely penalized if you are found to have plagiarised (copied) the work of anyone (older sibling, friend, writer, parent etc) or have received lots of help to write your essay (from older sibling, friend, writer, parent etc). Be sensible. If you cheat you put all of your qualifications at risk. Better to trust your own abilities and put the hard work in.

The Writing Portfolio

For the Course assessment at National 5 and Higher, you are required to submit a portfolio containing two pieces of writing, which is externally assessed by the SQA and should be submitted to your teacher usually in late February or early March.

The SQA now require you to use this template to produce hard copies of your portfolio for submission, as the portfolio will be e-marked.

You can type directly onto the template, or you can copy and paste your writing from another file.

Both portfolio pieces should be contained within one template, with a clear indication of where each piece of writing starts. We recommend using the headings DISCURSIVE and CREATIVE.

The template has a straightforward format and is set up with a common font and font size; however these can be altered if required.

Please make sure that all content is contained inside the margin lines of the template, as this is important to ensure accurate scanning.

Your Scottish Candidate Number (SCN), and a page number, must be added to the foot of every page in the template, using the boxes provided. These are for the purposes of identification. If you don;t know your SCN you can find it on your Glow Profile page.

It is recommended that the portfolio pieces are printed double-sided, but please do not use staples to collate the pages, as this will disrupt the scanning process.

Please also ensure that your work is printed clearly (e.g. no print leakage) so that it is legible.

One will be “Broadly Discursive”. For this you are most likely to write a Persuasive essay or a Discursive essay (one with a balanced argument).

The other will be “Broadly Creative”. For this you might write something Imaginative, like a short story or short dramatic piece or you will write a Personal Reflective essay.

As previously stated each piece MUST be put into this template before submission. 

See below for lots of resources to help you work on this independently.

Broadly Discursive

Discursive/Persuasive Essay Help

Broadly Creative

Imaginative writing
Creative Writing
Essay Checklist
Creative Writing
An excellent Guide on Creative Writing

Personal Reflective Writing

Persuasive Essay Structure
Persuasive Writing 
Connectives
Manipulating Statistics

 

Scottish Set Text N5 DRAMA – Sailmaker, a play by Alan Spence

Drama SCOTTISH SET TEXT RESOURCES

Scroll down for lots of resources.

 

Critical Essay DRAMA – A View from the Bridge

HIGHER
DRAMA CRITICAL ESSAY RESOURCES

Scroll down for essay questions and lots of resources.

A View from the Bridge-Arthur Miller

Below you will find downloadable resources for the play “A View from the Bridge” by Arthur Miller.

Remember you all have access to Word online via your school GLOW  account

NOTES

1 A View From the Bridge by Arthur Miller quote bank – exposition to complication

2 A View From the Bridge by Arthur Miller quote bank – complication

3 A View From the Bridge by Arthur Miller quote bank rising action

4 A View From the Bridge by Arthur Miller quote – bank rising action ACT 2

5 A View From the Bridge by Arthur Miller quote bank – climax

6 A View From the Bridge by Arthur Miller – end (1)

 

EXAMPLES OF PUPILS ESSAYS AND PLANS:

CONCLUDING SCENE ESSAY

changing relationship

central character behaves in an obsessive manner.

CONFLICT essay

Write essays on “A View from the Bridge” by Arthur Miller using the following questions:

SQA Specimen Paper

  • Choose a play in which a central character struggles to cope with social convention or financial difficulties or family duties.

Briefly explain the reasons for the character’s struggle an discuss how the dramatist’s presentation of this struggle enhances your understanding of character and/or theme in the play as a whole.

  • Choose a play in which the concluding scene provides effective clarification of the central concern.

By referring to detail to the concluding scene, discuss in what ways it is important for your understanding of the play as a whole.

  • Choose a play in which the conflict between two characters is an important feature.

Briefly explain the nature of this conflict and discuss how the dramatist’s presentation of this feature enhances your understanding of the play as a whole.

Hodder Gibson Model Paper 1

  • Choose a play in which a central character is slow to understand fully the seriousness of his or her behaviour.

Explain how this situation has developed and discuss how the character’s behaviour influences your overall assessment of him or her.

  • Choose a play which explores one of the following: the nature of heroism, the impact of self-delusion, the burden of responsibility.

Discuss how the dramatist explores this central concern through her or his presentation of one or more character.

  • Choose from a play a scene in which you consider a character makes a significant error of judgement.

Briefly explain the nature of this error of judgement and discuss how this error and its consequences influence your understanding of character and/or theme in the play as a whole.

Hodder Gibson Model Paper 2

  • Choose a play in which a character shows signs of instability at one or more than one key point in the play.

Explain the reason(s) for the character’s instability and discuss how this feature adds to your understanding of the central concern(s) of the text.

  • Choose a play in which an important part is played by one of the following: crime, punishment, retribution.

Explain how the dramatist explores the issue and discuss its importance to your understanding of character and/or theme in the play as a whole.

  • Choose from a play a scene which you find amusing or moving or disturbing.

Explain how the scene provokes this response and discuss how this aspect of the scene contributes to your understanding of the play as a whole.

Hodder Gibson Model Paper 3

  • Choose a play in which a central character experiences rejection or isolation or loneliness

Explain how the dramatist makes you aware of the character’s situation and discuss how it adds to your understanding of character and/or theme in the play as a whole.

  • Choose a play in which features one of the following conflicts: traditional values versus modern thinking; duty versus self-interest; delusion versus self-awareness.

Explain how the dramatist presents this conflict and discuss how this contributes to your understanding of the play as a whole.

  • Choose a play in which the setting in time and/or place is an important feature.

Explain how the dramatist exploits aspects of the setting in a way enhances your understanding of the central concern(s) of the play as a whole.

 Adapted from Old Higher Questions

2012 Exam Paper

Choose a play in which a central character’s changing view of himself/herself is an important feature.

Show how the dramatist makes you aware of the character’s changing view of himself/herself and discuss how this affects your understanding of the character in the play as a whole.

2011 Exam Paper

Choose from a play a scene in which manipulation, temptation or humiliation is an important feature.

Explain what happens in the scene and go on to show how the outcome of the manipulation, temptation or humiliation adds to your appreciation of the play as a whole.

Choose a play in which a power struggle is central to the action.

Explain briefly the circumstances of the power struggle and discuss the extent to which it contributes to your appreciation of theme and/or character in the play as a whole.

2010 Exam Paper

  1. Choose a play in which a central concern is clarified by contrast between two characters.

Discuss how the dramatist’s presentation of the contrast between the two characters adds to your understanding of this play as a whole.

Choose a play in which a central character experiences not only inner conflict but also conflict with one (or more than one) other character.

Explain the nature of both conflicts and discuss which one you consider to be more important in terms of character development and/or dramatic impact.

Choose   from a play a scene in which tension builds to a climax.

Explain how the dramatist creates and develops this tensions, and discuss the extent to which the scene has thematic as well as dramatic significance.

Choose a play which explores one of the following as a central concern: sacrifice, courage, integrity, steadfastness of purpose.

Show how the dramatist introduces and develops the central concern in a way which you find effective.

2009 Exam Paper

Choose a play in which a central character behaves in an obsessive manner.

Describe the nature of the character’s obsessive behaviour and discuss the influence this behaviour has on your understanding of  the play as a whole.

Choose a play set in a society whose values conflict with those of a central character or characters.

Describe this difference in values and discuss how effectively the opposition of values enhances your appreciation of the play as a whole.

2008 Exam Paper

Choose a play in which a central character is heroic yet vulnerable.

Show how the dramatist makes you aware of both qualities and discuss how this affects your understanding on the play as a whole.

Choose a play which explores the theme of love in difficult circumstances.

Explain how the dramatist develops this theme and discuss in what ways it is important for your understanding of the play as a whole.

Choose a play in which a character has to exist in a hostile environment.

Briefly describe the environment and discuss the extent to which it influences your response to the character’s behaviour and to your understanding of the play as a whole

2007 Exam Paper

Choose a play which has a theme of revenge or betrayal or sacrifice.

Show how the dramatist explores your chosen theme and discuss how this treatment enhances your appreciation of the play as a whole.

Choose from a play an important scene which you found particularly entertaining or particularly shocking.

Explain briefly why the scene is important to the play as a whole and discuss in detail how the dramatist makes the scene so entertaining or shocking.

Choose a play in which the relationship between a male and a female character changes significantly.

Show how the relationship between the two characters changes and discuss to what extent this illuminates a central theme/concern of the play.

2006 Exam Paper

Choose a play in which the dramatist’s use of contrast between two characters is important to your understanding of one of them.

Discuss how your understanding of this character is strengthened by the contrast. Show how this enhances your understanding of the play as a whole.

Choose a play which underlines how one person’s flaw(s) can have a significant impact on the play and the characters.

Explain briefly the nature of the flaw(s) and discuss in what ways it is important for your understanding of the play as a whole.

Choose a play in which an important theme is effectively highlighted by one specific scene or incident.

Explain how the theme is explored in the play as a whole and then show in detail how the chosen scene or incident effectively highlights it.

2005 Exam Paper

Choose a play whose main theme is made clear early in the action.

Show how the dramatist introduces the theme and show how it is developed throughout the play.

Choose a play in which one scene or moment determines the fate of a main character.

Explain fully why you think this is the key moment in the character’s fortunes and show how it enhances your understanding of character and/or theme in the play as a whole.

2004 Exam Paper

Choose a play which features one of the following themes: appearance versus reality; good versus evil; dreams versus reality; youth versus age.

Show how the dramatist develops one of these themes and discuss how the exploration of this theme enhances your appreciation of the play as a whole.

Choose a play in which the mood is mainly dark or pessimistic.

Show how the dramatist creates this mood and discuss in what ways it is important for your understanding of the play as a whole.

2003 Exam Paper

Choose a play in which a character feels increasingly isolated from the community in which he or she lives.

Show how the dramatist makes you aware of the conflict and discuss the extent to which you find the resolution of the conflict satisfying.

2002 Exam Paper

Choose a play in which there is a scene which provides a turning point in the drama.

Briefly explain  why it is a turning point and go on to discuss the importance of the scene to your appreciation of the play as a whole.

Choose a play in which there is a breakdown in family relationship(s).

Explain the reason(s) for the breakdown and discuss the extent to which it is important to the play as a whole.

Choose a play in which one of the character’s weaknesses were stronger than their strengths.

Explain what happened to this character and discuss the extent to which it is important to the play as a whole.

Choose a play involving the death of a central character.

Briefly explain the circumstances surrounding the death and discuss the extent to which it is important to your understanding of the character and the play as a whole.

 

Refresh your memory using these:

 

 

Critical Essay DRAMA – All My Sons

HIGHER
DRAMA CRITICAL ESSAY RESOURCES

Scroll down for essay questions and lots of resources.

Write essays on “All My Sons” by Arthur Miller using the following questions:

SQA Specimen Paper

  • Choose a play in which a central character struggles to cope with social convention or financial difficulties or family duties.

Briefly explain the reasons for the character’s struggle an discuss how the dramatist’s presentation of this struggle enhances your understanding of character and/or theme in the play as a whole.

  • Choose a play in which the concluding scene provides effective clarification of the central concern.

By referring to detail to the concluding scene, discuss in what ways it is important for your understanding of the play as a whole.

  • Choose a play in which the conflict between two characters is an important feature.

Briefly explain the nature of this conflict and discuss how the dramatist’s presentation of this feature enhances your understanding of the play as a whole.

Hodder Gibson Model Paper 1

  • Choose a play in which a central character is slow to understand fully the seriousness of his or her behaviour.

Explain how this situation has developed and discuss how the character’s behaviour influences your overall assessment of him or her.

  • Choose a play which explores one of the following: the nature of heroism, the impact of self-delusion, the burden of responsibility.

Discuss how the dramatist explores this central concern through her or his presentation of one or more character.

  • Choose from a play a scene in which you consider a character makes a significant error of judgement.

Briefly explain the nature of this error of judgement and discuss how this error and its consequences influence your understanding of character and/or theme in the play as a whole.

Hodder Gibson Model Paper 2

  • Choose a play in which a character shows signs of instability at one or more than one key point in the play.

Explain the reason(s) for the character’s instability and discuss how this feature adds to your understanding of the central concern(s) of the text.

  • Choose a play in which an important part is played by one of the following: crime, punishment, retribution.

Explain how the dramatist explores the issue and discuss its importance to your understanding of character and/or theme in the play as a whole.

  • Choose from a play a scene which you find amusing or moving or disturbing.

Explain how the scene provokes this response and discuss how this aspect of the scene contributes to your understanding of the play as a whole.

Hodder Gibson Model Paper 3

  • Choose a play in which a central character experiences rejection or isolation or loneliness

Explain how the dramatist makes you aware of the character’s situation and discuss how it adds to your understanding of character and/or theme in the play as a whole.

  • Choose a play in which features one of the following conflicts: traditional values versus modern thinking; duty versus self-interest; delusion versus self-awareness.

Explain how the dramatist presents this conflict and discuss how this contributes to your understanding of the play as a whole.

  • Choose a play in which the setting in time and/or place is an important feature.

Explain how the dramatist exploits aspects of the setting in a way enhances your understanding of the central concern(s) of the play as a whole.

 Adapted from Old Higher Questions

2012 Exam Paper

Choose a play in which a central character’s changing view of himself/herself is an important feature.

Show how the dramatist makes you aware of the character’s changing view of himself/herself and discuss how this affects your understanding of the character in the play as a whole.

2011 Exam Paper

Choose from a play a scene in which manipulation, temptation or humiliation is an important feature.

Explain what happens in the scene and go on to show how the outcome of the manipulation, temptation or humiliation adds to your appreciation of the play as a whole.

Choose a play in which a power struggle is central to the action.

Explain briefly the circumstances of the power struggle and discuss the extent to which it contributes to your appreciation of theme and/or character in the play as a whole.

2010 Exam Paper

  1. Choose a play in which a central concern is clarified by contrast between two characters.

Discuss how the dramatist’s presentation of the contrast between the two characters adds to your understanding of this play as a whole.

Choose a play in which a central character experiences not only inner conflict but also conflict with one (or more than one) other character.

Explain the nature of both conflicts and discuss which one you consider to be more important in terms of character development and/or dramatic impact.

Choose   from a play a scene in which tension builds to a climax.

Explain how the dramatist creates and develops this tensions, and discuss the extent to which the scene has thematic as well as dramatic significance.

Choose a play which explores one of the following as a central concern: sacrifice, courage, integrity, steadfastness of purpose.

Show how the dramatist introduces and develops the central concern in a way which you find effective.

2009 Exam Paper

Choose a play in which a central character behaves in an obsessive manner.

Describe the nature of the character’s obsessive behaviour and discuss the influence this behaviour has on your understanding of  the play as a whole.

Choose a play set in a society whose values conflict with those of a central character or characters.

Describe this difference in values and discuss how effectively the opposition of values enhances your appreciation of the play as a whole.

2008 Exam Paper

Choose a play in which a central character is heroic yet vulnerable.

Show how the dramatist makes you aware of both qualities and discuss how this affects your understanding on the play as a whole.

Choose a play which explores the theme of love in difficult circumstances.

Explain how the dramatist develops this theme and discuss in what ways it is important for your understanding of the play as a whole.

Choose a play in which a character has to exist in a hostile environment.

Briefly describe the environment and discuss the extent to which it influences your response to the character’s behaviour and to your understanding of the play as a whole

2007 Exam Paper

Choose a play which has a theme of revenge or betrayal or sacrifice.

Show how the dramatist explores your chosen theme and discuss how this treatment enhances your appreciation of the play as a whole.

Choose from a play an important scene which you found particularly entertaining or particularly shocking.

Explain briefly why the scene is important to the play as a whole and discuss in detail how the dramatist makes the scene so entertaining or shocking.

Choose a play in which the relationship between a male and a female character changes significantly.

Show how the relationship between the two characters changes and discuss to what extent this illuminates a central theme/concern of the play.

2006 Exam Paper

Choose a play in which the dramatist’s use of contrast between two characters is important to your understanding of one of them.

Discuss how your understanding of this character is strengthened by the contrast. Show how this enhances your understanding of the play as a whole.

Choose a play which underlines how one person’s flaw(s) can have a significant impact on the play and the characters.

Explain briefly the nature of the flaw(s) and discuss in what ways it is important for your understanding of the play as a whole.

Choose a play in which an important theme is effectively highlighted by one specific scene or incident.

Explain how the theme is explored in the play as a whole and then show in detail how the chosen scene or incident effectively highlights it.

2005 Exam Paper

Choose a play whose main theme is made clear early in the action.

Show how the dramatist introduces the theme and show how it is developed throughout the play.

Choose a play in which one scene or moment determines the fate of a main character.

Explain fully why you think this is the key moment in the character’s fortunes and show how it enhances your understanding of character and/or theme in the play as a whole.

2004 Exam Paper

Choose a play which features one of the following themes: appearance versus reality; good versus evil; dreams versus reality; youth versus age.

Show how the dramatist develops one of these themes and discuss how the exploration of this theme enhances your appreciation of the play as a whole.

Choose a play in which the mood is mainly dark or pessimistic.

Show how the dramatist creates this mood and discuss in what ways it is important for your understanding of the play as a whole.

2003 Exam Paper

Choose a play in which a character feels increasingly isolated from the community in which he or she lives.

Show how the dramatist makes you aware of the conflict and discuss the extent to which you find the resolution of the conflict satisfying.

2002 Exam Paper

Choose a play in which there is a scene which provides a turning point in the drama.

Briefly explain  why it is a turning point and go on to discuss the importance of the scene to your appreciation of the play as a whole.

Choose a play in which there is a breakdown in family relationship(s).

Explain the reason(s) for the breakdown and discuss the extent to which it is important to the play as a whole.

Choose a play in which one of the character’s weaknesses were stronger than their strengths.

Explain what happened to this character and discuss the extent to which it is important to the play as a whole.

Choose a play involving the death of a central character.

Briefly explain the circumstances surrounding the death and discuss the extent to which it is important to your understanding of the character and the play as a whole.

Below you will find downloadable resources for the play “All My Sons” by Arthur Miller.

Remember you all have access to Word online via your school GLOW  account

Study guide – http://www.novelguide.com/all-my-sons

Synopsis
themes
Turning Point
turning-point-essay-plan-2
All My Sons by Arthur Miller
All my sons Essay
All My Sons Guilt and Blame Quotes
All my sons Joe essay
all_my_sons
All-My-Sons
-All-my-Sons–A-Critique-of-the-American-Dream
all-my-sons-script
All-My-Sons—use-of-contrast
basic-essay-plans-revision conflict-essay-plan
Joe-Keller-Character-Analysis-Act-1

writing-a-critical-essay-on-all-my-sons

all-my-sons-critical-essay-plan

all-my-sons-theme-of-responsibility

All My Sons Production Pack – links to production we visited at Dundee Rep

Refresh your memory using these:

all-my-sons-script

Scottish Set Text N5/H PROSE – Iain Crichton Smith’s Short Stories

PROSE SCOTTISH SET TEXT RESOURCES

Scroll down for lots of resources.

A copy of the book in which you will find each of the stories (The Telegram, The Red Door, Home and Mother and Son) that we have studied:

I. C Smith Short Stories  – Book

Crichton Smith – Key Quotations – You analyse

https://www.bbc.com/bitesize/topics/zdwj6sg

Notes on Themes and Common Features

Representation of Men

Representation of Women

Jealousy

Sacrifice

Sympathy

Treatment of newcomers in a community setting

Change in character 1

Change in characters 2

Epiphany

Orthodoxy in community life 1

Orthodoxy in community life 2

The Telegram

TELEGRAM ANNOTATIONS

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Annotated-copy-of-The-Telegram-1uay06p

Annotated-copy-of-The-Telegram2-287d4ux

Annotated-copy-of-The-Telegram3-2fsssyt

The Red Door

RED DOOR ANNOTATED

The Red Door

Ian Crichton Smith red door ta answers

Iain Crichton Smith The Red Door ta

The Red Door 1

Home

home-annotation

home – charactersiation.

failure of characters to understand the reality of their situations

Mother and Son

Mother and Son

MOTHER AND SON ANNOTATIONS

Scottish Set Text H – DRAMA – Men Should Weep

 

Drama SCOTTISH SET TEXT RESOURCES

Scroll down for lots of resources.

The Play

Men Should Weep Act 1 Scene 1 Notes

Act 2 scene 1

Act 2 Scene 2

Act 3

Quotes and Notes Courtesy of Katie B

Men Should Weep outline of class slides

Men Should Weep information

10 Marker Help

Video Clips

 

 

Critical Essay POETRY – Shooting Stars

POETRY CRITICAL ESSAY RESOURCES

Write essays on “Shooting Stars” by Carol Anne Duffy using the following questions:

  1. Choose a poem which you find emotionally unsettling or intellectually challenging.

Explain how the poem elicits this response from you and discuss how this contribution to your understanding of the central concern(s) of the poem.

2. Choose a poem which deals with an aspect of the less pleasant side of life.

Show how the poem increases your knowledge and understanding of the aspect of life dealt with, and how the use poetic technique contributes to the impact the poem had on you.

3.  Choose a poem which encourages you to think differently or to understand something in a new way.

Discuss how the poet’s ideas and techniques led you to change your thinking or understanding.

4. Choose a poem in which the creation of mood or atmosphere is an important feature.

Show how the poet creates the mood or atmosphere, and discuss its importance in your appreciation of the poem as a whole.

5. Choose a poem in which the poet creates a vivid sense of a particular time or place.

Discuss how the poet’s vivid description of time or place adds to your appreciation of the central concerns of the poem.

Below you will find downloadable resources for the Carol Anne Duffy poem, “Shooting Stars”.

Remember you all have access to Word online via your school GLOW  account

Scottish Set Text N5/H PROSE – The Cone Gatherers

PROSE SCOTTISH SET TEXT RESOURCES

Scroll down for lots of resources for those in Mrs Andrews’ Higher class

ppt (1)

https://www.bbc.com/bitesize/topics/zffycdm

Revision+powerpoint

the-cone-gatherers-chapter-2-notes-and-homework

the-cone-gatherers-chapter-one-calum-and-neil

the-cone-gatherers-chapter-two

the-cone-gatherers-chapter-2-notes-k

the-cone-gatherers-chapters-3-and-4

lady-runcie-campbell

the-cone-gatherers-chapter-6

the-cone-gatherers-notes-on-chapter-seven-eightnine

the-cone-gatherers-chapters-9-and-10

the-cone-gatherers-chapters-141

 

 

Lots on RUAE

Find a list of links, resources and ideas for studying close reading to help prepare for the RUAE exam:

N5 RUAE Class slides Reading for UAE

Understanding Questions

 

Own Words

Linking 

Context

Analysis (use of language) questions

Word choice

Imagery

Tone

Sentence structure

Contrast

Evaluation question

 

Critical Essay PROSE – The Great Gatsby

PROSE CRITICAL ESSAY RESOURCES

Below you will find downloadable resources for

“The Great Gatsby” by F. Scott Fitzgerald.

Link to a documentary on the writer and his work

Slides we used in class

Slides on Chapters 1-6

Slides on Chapter 7-9

Gatsby symbolism guide
The Great Gatsby – Revision Guide

Example Essays:

Remember you all have access to Word online via your school GLOW  account

Critical Essay PROSE – Of Mice and Men

National 5
PROSE CRITICAL ESSAY RESOURCES

Below you will find downloadable resources for  “Of Mice and Men” by John Steinbeck.

Remember you all have access to Word online via your school GLOW  account

 

Essay-Questions

OfMiceandMenpowerpointnotes (1)

Notes & Quotations – Of Mice and Men (1)

N5 Critical Essay Exemplar – Of Mice and Men (1)

OMAM Characters

OMAM Literary Techniques

OMAM Theme

Plot and structure

Theme essay OMAM

Theme- OMAM

Themes Of Mice and Men- setting (3)