Levels 3-4 English: Reading for Understanding, Analysis and Evaluation Skills by Jane Cooper


Levels 3-4 English: Reading for Understanding, Analysis and Evaluation Skills by Jane Cooper

This book brings together the essential close reading skills needed by students taking part in the Broad General Education, Levels 3-4 (in S1 to S3). Split into two parts, the first section uses examples, models and active-learning tasks to teach key concepts of reading for understanding, analysis and evaluation. The second section provides 15 practice assessments, based on a variety of fiction and non-fiction texts, which become progressively more challenging. As well as allowing learners to demonstrate BGE reading skills, this section serves as a useful precursor to the style of assessment encountered later on at National levels. This book will help students to: - develop their close reading abilities - understand the distinction between key ideas and supporting details - analyse writers' language and style via a broad range of sample texts.

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Jane Cooper teaches English at a Scottish secondary school.

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152 pages


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Publication date

28th October 2016



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