Close Reading Homework

For Monday, please read the third article in the Higher Reading booklet:

higher reading booklet

You should also ensure you’ve completed the word choice and imagery questions in the close reading homework booklet (from pages 12-21).

H Reading

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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