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Exam Board: SQA
Level: National 5
First Teaching: September 2013
First Exam: June 2014
This book is ideally suited for use by students working towards National 5 English. Reading for Understanding, Analysis and Evaluation is a key part of this course, and the book provides a selection of practice exercises with questions modelled on those used in the examination, as well as many extracts from various genres, which allow the development of necessary language skills. Some of the material is based on spoken as well as written sources, with follow-up activities suitable for group discussion, and all activities closely related to the principles of Curriculum for Excellence.
- Develops skills quickly and effectively using tried and trusted methods from an experienced author team.
- Prepares students for assessment with specific advice and plenty of opportunities to test the theory in practice papers.
- Teaches - and tests - other language skills essential to success in National 5 English.
Answers to and mark schemes for the practice paper questions in this book are available in a separate title: National 5 English: Reading for Understanding, Analysis and Evaluation Answer Book and Marking Schemes (978 1 4441 9211 7). NB: the Answer Book for this title is intended mainly as a Teacher Resource and grants permission to the purchasing institution to make photocopies for the use of staff and students, hence its higher price. Students or parents wishing to view these materials are encouraged to contact their school/college/learning institution to access them free of charge.
British author Titchmarsh (Rosie) brings the art world alive in this engaging romantic drama. In 2007, James "Jamie" Ballantyne reconnects with childhood chum and flame, Artemis "Missy" King, who resurfaces in the showroom of Jamie's auction house in Bath to bid on a painting on behalf of her grandfather. The reunited couple discover that a set of paintings by Sir Alfred James Munnings, owned by Missy's grandfather (himself owner of an established fine art gallery), are fakes. Their investigation reveals a long thread of family secrets and the source of the feud between their two families, revelations that cause the couple to split up. Titchmarsh alternates between the present and the story of Jamie's grandfather, Harry Ballantyne, and Missy's grandmother, Eleanor King, who met as art students at Oxford. The effect is nostalgic and builds anticipation and curiosity in the history of the two families, including the story behind the lost love of their grandparents.