This resource provides an introduction to using Scots language in the classroom. It offers activities and ideas to help you introduce Scots language into your teaching. The resource has several aims:
- To show how Scots can enrich the language of the classroom
- To encourage the use of Scots in literacy programmes
- To support cross-curricular planning, involving fun activities
- To suggest useful links to support Scots learning
The resource contains a variety of ideas for reading, writing and listening and talking activities.
For more ideas on using Scots in the classroom, visit the ScotsinSchools(this will open in a new window) website. Dictionaries of the Scots Language(this will open in a new window) is also a useful free resource, with an app version is available to download onto devices for use in class or at home.
You can submit any work your students create inspired by this resource in our Scots Young Writer o the Year(this will open in a new window) competition. Closing date for the competition is Friday 24 June 2022.