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Snow Work (Updated 21/01/13)

Your first priority should be to complete any homework tasks issued by your teacher.

Scroll down to the links below to access your teacher's wikispace and other useful information. Please check your own teacher's wikispaces to make sure that the task they want you to do does not differ to the general tasks below.

If your teacher's name is not listed below, please browse the other sites to find appropriate revision materials and complete the general tasks below.

1. Revise class texts
2. Revise close reading notes
3. Complete a critical essay from the poetry section of an SQA Higher/Int2 Past Paper. See the SQA website:

Higher English Past Papers
Intermediate 2 Past Papers

Pupils who are due to complete the Textual Analysis resit tomorrow (21/01/13) should carry out appropriate revision for this. Be sure to revise formulas for different question types.

Complete a question from an SQA Standard Grade Writing Past Paper:
Standard Grade Writing Past Paper


Descriptive Writing:

Describe a snow scene in a city setting and then go on to produce a second snow scene in a countryside setting. You may wish to find pictures on the internet to act as a stimulus for this task

1. Continue personal reading and complete one of the tasks in the booklet.

2. Descriptive Writing:
Describe a snow scene. Be sure to use 5 senses description.

Peebles High Website

Miss Hill (S1-2)

Miss Hill (S3&4)

Miss Hill (S5)

Miss Maloney

Mr McHugh (S5)

Mr McHugh (S2)

Mr McHugh (S3)

Mrs Mooney

Higher: Complete "Streetcar" key scene essay, learn quotations for poetry and "Streetcar"
4A1 - Prepare for your group discussion assessment
4B1 - Continue with discursive research, planning, writing...
3B5 - You have been studying "Casino Royale". Write a short summary of the plot of your favourite action-adventure film and explain why it is your favourite.

Mr Thornton (Media Studies)

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