Iain Crichton Smith - The Telegram (Teaching Unit)

A selection of resources designed to teach or revise Iain Crichton Smith’s short story ‘The Telegram’.

Aimed at those studying for either National 5, or Higher level, these resources apply to both the Critical Reading and Critical Essay sections of the exam papers.

Includes comprehensive teaching slides, attractively designed to cover all aspects of the text. A separate work booklet provides students with tasks that can be undertaken independently or as a whole class process.

Includes an annotated versions of the text in the slides - clear these off if you wish to use the slides yourself!

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  • Crichton-Smith---The-Telegram---00---Teaching-Slides.pptx
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Created: Mar 20, 2019

Updated: Jun 10, 2019

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