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Oct 17

Folio writing – Reflective writing

Handout here (includes bonus section on writing your UCAS statement!) Reflective-Writing  (Word doc)

Oct 06

S5 RUAE Lesson allocation and dates

Still waiting for someone to do Sentence Structure/Context. If no volunteer from the Jenkins table then they will do context and I’ll do Sentence Structure

Oct 04

Higher RUAE Revision for Tattie Hawking holidays

See below.  Also on Show My Homework 12 Days of Revisions – Extended Reading

Jul 21

Advanced Higher Poetry – page updated

Added poetry and resources including PowerPoints/videos for the next set of poems. London/Westminster Bridge/Second Coming/An Irish Airman foresees his Death/Aedh wishes for the Cloths of Heaven Removed the password! PowerPoint here to help with your Summer Home Learning – you already have the handout – I’ll give you new Theme charts etc on return but …

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Jul 13

Results Day – Tuesday 8th August

I’ll be in that day for any queries or worries about how you did. Let me get in early and review the component marks first!

Apr 15

Revision handouts and lecture

Lesson Schedule Blank schedule for you to use Hints  Spaced learning  PowerPoint Spaced_Revision  Handout (Pdf)

May 13

S4 – National 5 Discursive handouts

The powerpoint and handouts are below: Discursive Intro  PowerPoint DISCURSIVE plan  Word Nat 5 Discursive handout  Word Persuasive Writing  Word Persuasive-essay-15x4bat  PowerPoint The long list of potential topics: Possible discursive topics  Word   Also on the S4 menu above

Apr 12

Donovan Mind Maps

Saskia kindly did two complete mind maps with quotes as well as four mind maps with notes but no quotes. These are for you to add your own quotes. Remember; transforming these by changing them enables you to remember things better! Click to download or print off. I’ll also add to the S4 @Donovan page …

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Mar 26

RUAE Revision chart

I adapted a chart I found down South. There are twelve things to do (over the holidays for example) to practice different aspects of RUAE.  Try them out. If you have any ideas/suggestions let me have them. 12 Days of Revisions – Extended Reading  (Word document) And below is the revision guide for English and …

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Mar 12

S5 Revision presentation

Here’s a pdf version of the PowerPoint for tomorrow (14th March). This gives the background to ‘Spaced Revision’ which is much more effective than a highlighter and 24 post-it notes according to Dunlosky et al in 2013! Spaced learning (Pdf format)