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
Exam Board: SQA Level: Higher Subject: Biology First Teaching: August 2018 First Exam: June 2019 Ensure that students are prepared for every aspect of Higher Biology with the new edition of this popular textbook from James Torrance and his renowned author team, completely updated for the 2018 changes to the SQA Higher Biology syllabus. - Suggested learning activities throughout help to develop students' knowledge and skills including all new case studies, research topics and investigations - Testing your knowledge questions at the end of each chapter provide opportunities to continually assess Knowledge and Understanding, and are particularly useful for homework tasks - 'What you should know' summaries of key facts and concepts provide an excellent source of material for consolidation and revision prior to the SQA examination. - 'Applying Your Knowledge and Skills' sections at the end of each section have been substantially extended to give students extra practice in exam questions and foster the development of Skills of Scientific Experimentation, Investigation and Enquiry
Exam Board: SQA Level: Higher Subject: English First Teaching: August 2018 First Exam: May 2019 Get your best grade with comprehensive course notes and advice from Scotland's top experts, fully updated for the latest changes to SQA Higher assessment. How to Pass Higher English Second Edition contains all the advice and support you need to revise successfully for your Higher 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. - Revise confidently with up-to-date guidance tailored to the latest SQA assessment changes - Refresh your knowledge with comprehensive, tailored subject 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
Aiming for an A in CfE Higher English - and better still achieving it - demands a blend of your literary, literacy and learning skills. This book will help you to find that blend. Building on Scottish Qualification Authority specimen papers and marking instructions, the author provides detailed advice and examples with regard to: aA "e; The contents of a CfE Higher English paper aA "e; The strategy and tactics of exam revision aA "e; Composing model answers for a Grade A result Critics describe the book as: 'Authoritative'; 'indispensable'; 'down-to-earth advice'; 'comprehensive yet inexpensive'; 'serious advice with a light touch'; 'a great learning tool.'
Practise for your SQA exams with three specially-commissioned Hodder Gibson Practice Exam Papers. - Practise with model papers written and checked by experienced markers and examiners - Get extra advice with specially-written study-skills guidance sections - Gain vital extra marks and avoid common mistakes with examiner tips
Exam Board: SQA Level: Higher Subject: English First Teaching: September 2014 First Exam: June 2015 The SQA have endorsed 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
Exam Board: SQA Level: Higher Subject: English First Teaching: September 2014 First Exam: June 2015 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
How To Pass Flash Revise Higher English helps you revise, provides exam tips and gets you better grades in the Close Reading paper - and it's easy to use anywhere! How To Pass Flash Revise titles are ideal for quick revision. Written by a subject expert for instant practice in Paper 1 Close Reading techniques, this handy pocketbook provides quick-fire questions and answers with exam tips to help students achieve the very best grades. With 70 short extracts, plus questions and answers, Flash Revise is the answer to instant revision anytime, anywhere!
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Exam board: SQA Level: Higher Subject: English First teaching: September 2018 First exam: Summer 2019 Practice makes permanent. Feel confident and prepared for the SQA Higher English exam with this two-in-one book, containing practice questions for every question type, plus two full practice papers - all written by an experienced examiner. - Choose which question types you want to revise: A simple grid enables you to pick particular question styles that you want to focus on, with answers provided at the back of the book - Understand what the examiner is looking for: Clear guidance on how to answer each question type is followed by plenty of questions so you can put the advice into practice, building essential exam skills - Remember more in your exam: Repeated and extended practice will give you a secure knowledge of the key areas of the course (Reading for Understanding, Analysis and Evaluation and Critical Reading) - Familiarise yourself with the exam papers: Both practice papers mirror the language and layout of the real SQA papers; complete them in timed, exam-style conditions to increase your confidence before the exams - Find out how to achieve a better grade: Answers to the practice papers have commentaries for each question, with tips on writing successful answers and avoiding common mistakes Fully up to date with SQA's requirements The questions, mark schemes and guidance in this practice book match the requirements of the revised SQA Higher English specification for examination from 2019 onwards.
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
Exam Board: SQA Level: Higher Subject: English First Teaching: September 2014 First Exam: June 2015 This book (which is photocopiable within the purchasing institution) provides detailed suggested marking instructions to use alongside the student book of the same name, which offers practice in the Higher element of Reading for Understanding, Analysis and Evaluation - worth 30% of marks in the final exam. Written by two highly experienced authors, the student book 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 - Detailed marking instructions to reflect the style of assessments in this section of the paper - Revise for the exam using the practice papers in the accompanying student book
Exam Board: SQA Level: Higher Subject: English First Teaching: 2018, First Exam: 2019 Two books in one! Combining a revision guide and a full set of practice test papers, this fantastic resource is all you need to revise for the new 2020 exam.
The only book to support the compulsory Textual Analysis component of Advanced Higher English. Written by subject experts, this book contains short extracts of prose fiction, non-fiction, poetry and drama with analysis and commentary to assist students' understanding and their ability to critically assess their reading of literature. Short writing tasks, linked to the analysis of particular techniques, help to develop aspects of creative writing skills. The Textual Analysis component forms a compulsory section of the Advanced Higher English syllabus and accounts for 20% of the final grade; the portfolio (which can include creative writing) accounts for 30%. Practice and improvement in these areas is therefore vital to achieving the best possible result. - Offers a wide selection of materials for study and practice, including fiction, poetry, drama and non-fiction - Includes exam-style extracts and questions, with advice and sample answers provided online, free of charge - Demonstrates practical means of improving creative writing skills by re-crafting and refining the techniques demonstrated in the extracts