English Reading Skills: Analysis and Evaluation Unit - Advice and Guidance for Outcome 1


This advice and guidance is intended to provide some ideas to support the teaching of the Analysis and Evaluation Unit in National 4 and 5 English. In this unit, learners must read a text and show that they are able to understand, analyse and evaluate it. In doing so, they will use the thinking skills of applying, analysing and evaluating.

  • Curriculum area / Subject

    • Analysis and Evaluation (National 4 English)
    • Analysis and Evaluation (National 5 English)
  • Level / Stage

    • National 4
    • National 5
  • Date

    30 April 2012
  • Status

    Currently In Use
  • Type

    NQ Support Materials
    NQ Course material
  • Advice to Users

    Users should check that documents conform with current SQA Arrangements.

Additional Information


  • Author

    Education Scotland
  • Publisher

    Education Scotland

  • Copyright

    Crown Copyright

Please note

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Practitioners should also refer to the course and unit specifications and support notes issued by the Scottish Qualifications Authority.

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