Poetry of Carol Ann Duffy for National 5 and Higher English
Part of the Scottish Set Text Guides series
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, evaluate, succeed.
This study and revision guide takes you through every aspect of Carol Ann Duffy's poetry, with exam advice for the National 5 and Higher English Critical Reading papers. Fully up to date with SQA's latest exam requirements, this book is written by an expert who knows what exam success looks like. > Develop understanding of language, structure and themes.
Clear explanations and detailed commentary are supported by definitions of key terms and unfamiliar words> Build critical and analytical skills.
Students are encouraged to think more deeply about the poems and consider the writers' ideas, choices and techniques> Receive advice on the Scottish Texts section of the exam.
Sample questions with model answers and examiner-style commentary are supported by additional practice questions for students to do> Prepare 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> Remember key quotations.
A selection of quotes are highlighted throughout, so students can use them in the exam to make comparisons between different parts of the text> Review your learning.
Quick questions at the end of each chapter check students' understanding of the poems