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Lairnin activities fur each o the windaes developed by Education Scotland.

A full list of digitised titles is available here.

Primary lairnin activity
‘The Buke of the Howlat’ is a paukie an ferlie tale scrievit in the 1440s fir Lady Elizabeth Douglas at Darnaway Castle in Morayshire.
Primary an secondary lairnin activities
Alexander Wilson, faither o American Ornithology
Primary an secondary lairnin activities
Alexander Rodger, originally frae East Calder in Midlothian, bade in the weavin districk o Brigton in Glesga. He became kent in popular radical literature fir scrievin satires.
Primary an secondary lairnin activities
First imprentit in 1826, ‘Popular Rhymes of Scotland’ wis collectit chiefly frae oral sources an is a hairstin o Scottish verse, stories, folklore, proverbs an superstitions.
Primary lairnin activity
‘Ane Compendious Book of Godly and Spiritual Sangs’ wis originally imprentit in 1567.
Primary lairnin activity
Allan Ramsay, a vital link in the chyne o Scots literature.
Primary an secondary lairnin activities
The Deil in Scotland reenges through a mettlesome history o witchcraft in Scotland.
Primary lairnin activity
‘Johnny Gibb of Gushetneuk’ opens wi an exchynge in braid Doric atween the protagonist an his hynd Tam Meerison.
Primary lairnin activity
Jessie Kesson, a prolific scriever o novels, poetry, stories, radio plays an screenplays.
Primary lairnin activity
Elizabeth Melville, Lady Culross: poet an first Scottish wumman tae hae her work in prent.
Primary lairnin activity
Aunts, nurses an auld wives frae upper Deeside wir said tae hae been the springheid o Anna Gordon’s ballad collection.
Primary lairnin activity
Mary Symon, whase verse, scrievit in Scots durin the war, caucht the public’s imagination.
Secondary lairnin activity
These twa plays lie atween post-Reformation austerity an the hin-end o the religious strauchles that steered in Scotland ower the 17th century.
Upper primary lairnin activity
Storytellin in Scotland comes frae a timeless an borderless tradition