Recommended resources;Curriculum

15th January 1999 at 00:00
Poetry and prose

A Braw Brew, edited by Liz Niven and Pete Fortune (Watergaw). Short stories in Scots, with teacherpupil worksheets due out soon.

For lower secondary The KistA Chiste (SCCCNelson). Anthology, worksheets, cassettes.

For lower secondary A Tung in Yer Heid, edited by James Robertson (Black amp; White).

Short stories for upper secondary Mak it New, edited by MacCallum and Purves (Mercat). Prose and poetry.

For upper secondary

The Devil and the Giro: Two Centuries of Scottish Stories edited and introduced by Carl MacDougall (Canongate Classics).

For upper secondary The Poetry of Scotland, edited by Roderick Watson (Edinburgh University Press). From Barbour to living poets.


Language and Scottish Literature, edited by Alan MacGillivray (Edinburgh University Press). Exemplars for teachers Teaching Scottish Literature by John Corbett (EUP). Comprehensive essays on language The Scots Language; its Place in Education edited by Liz Niven and Robin Jackson (Watergaw). Contributors include HMI, SOEID, SCCC, introduced by Sam Galbraith Scots School Dictionary edited by Iseabail Macleod (Chambers). Related worksheets available and CD-Rom Cannie Spell Concise Scots Dictionary edited by Mairi Robinson (Chambers) Scots Thesaurus introduced by Alexander Fenton (Aberdeen University Press)

Subscribe to get access to the content on this page.

If you are already a Tes/ Tes Scotland subscriber please log in with your username or email address to get full access to our back issues, CPD library and membership plus page.

Not a subscriber? Find out more about our subscription offers.
Subscribe now
Existing subscriber?
Enter subscription number


The guide by your side – ensuring you are always up to date with the latest in education.

Get Tes magazine online and delivered to your door. Stay up to date with the latest research, teacher innovation and insight, plus classroom tips and techniques with a Tes magazine subscription.
With a Tes magazine subscription you get exclusive access to our CPD library. Including our New Teachers’ special for NQTS, Ed Tech, How to Get a Job, Trip Planner, Ed Biz Special and all Tes back issues.

Subscribe now