Close Reading Booklet

Hello folks,

Please complete the reading and questions up to page 9 in the booklet below for Monday 10th December.

H Reading

Advertisements

RUAE Close Reading Homework

Hello folks,

Here’s a link to the RUAE booklet you’ll be completing homework from.

Articles 1 and 2 should be completed for Tuesday 23rd October.

Higher homework-booklet

Here’s also a copy of the formulae for answering different types of close reading questions.

RUAE Formulae

Close Reading Revision Websites

Below is a list of sites which publish high quality journalism – the type that is used for the close reading/RUAE exam. Try to get into the habit of reading an article or two a day, to familiarise yourself with the style of language, and broaden your understanding and vocabulary.

https://www.theguardian.com/uk/commentisfree

http://www.independent.co.uk/voices

http://www.heraldscotland.com/opinion/

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/opinion/

http://www.scotsman.com/news/opinion

Homework Reminders

Hi folks,

Hope you’re all having a good break. Just a reminder of Ho rework you should be completing:

  • Persuasive essay draft 1 – due Wednesday 26th October
  • Close reading assessment – begins Wednesday 26th October (PLEASE revise your formulae and read quality journalism to prepare – links to help will be in a following post)
  • Close reading homework – due Wednesday 26th October (this will help prepare you for the assessment so don’t ignore it in favour of other things)
  • Talk assessments on your dream trip – begin Wednesday 2nd November (this is names out a hat, so EVERYONE must come prepared)