Creating strong images in writing

Descriptive language used to report a sighting of the Loch Ness monster.

Descriptive writing

How to write a descriptive piece based on the coastline.


An exploration of how punctuation is essential for the reader, speaker and listener.

Scots at home - Cameron

A boy and his family have differing views on whether Scots is slang.

Scots at home - Iona and Sandie

Two girls talk in Scots about their opinions of the Scots language.

Scots at home - Milly

A girl talks about how she speaks compared to her family’s broad Scots accent.

Scots at home - Nadia

Nadia and her family discuss Scots as the native language of Scotland.

Scots at home - Thomas

A boy and his family talk about speaking the Doric dialect of Scots.

Speech Marks

A cartoon with voice over demonstrates correct use of speech marks.