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Useful Links

We hope you find these links useful.  Morgan Academy English Department cannot be held responsible for the content of external sites.

Try the SQA’s website for past papers and answers http://www.sqa.org.uk/pastpapers, and a handy guide to making the most of your coursework www.sqa.org.uk/yourcoursework

You will find lots of helpful resources on the BBC website – brain training at BBC Brainsmart www.bbc.co.uk/brainsmart and BBC Bitesize www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize  for revision tips.

Learning Teaching Scotland also has some study skills advice available online www.ltscotland.org.uk/studyskills

For pupils revising literature, Spark Notes’ literature section includes brief analyses of characters, themes and plots.  They can be extremely useful and can be found at www.sparknotes.com

Browse the links below to help you learn and revise punctuation, spelling, grammar, reading skills, writing skills, exam skills and all sorts of other skills you will need for English and your other classes.

Proofreading Test

http://www.wordsworthreading.co.uk/blog/?p=189

Spelling – a variety of tests and commonly misspelled errors

http://homeworktips.about.com/od/improvingyourgrammar/a/spelling.htm

Proofreading exercise – difficult but worth the practice

http://www.llas.ac.uk/materialsbank/mb063/eap/02/cu5s20309.htm

Proofreading exercise – a little easier

http://www.glencoe.com/sec/writerschoice/pp/mslessons/grade6/index.shtml

Very interactive proofreading site!

http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/topic/editing-and-proofreading

Spelling knowledge

http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/topic-group/spelling

The differences between nouns, verbs, adjectives and all the rest

http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/topic-group/word-grammar

How to write great sentences

http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/topic-group/sentence-grammar

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