Discovery 2023 (e-book: 2 Academic Year Licence)

By Kevin McDermott, Ellen O'Reilly & Simon Coury

Get top marks in Leaving Certificate Poetry with the newest addition to our best-selling Discovery series.

  • Includes all poems for Ordinary and Higher Level examinations, perfect for mixed-ability groups
  • Student-friendly layout with colourful photographs and visually attractive design
  • Relevant biographical details are provided for each poet, plus a timeline for the lives of all Higher Level poets with emphasis on social and cultural background
  • Each poem is accompanied by:
    • Detailed guidelines and excellent commentaries
    • ‘Before you read’ sections that suggest questions and activities to do in class
    • Comprehensive questions that explore themes, imagery, language and form
    • Useful glossaries that contain important poetic terms
  • A snapshot of each Ordinary Level poem
  • A list of examination-style questions for each prescribed poet at Ordinary Level
  • A sample examination-style essay to aid revision for all Higher Level poets with examiner-style comments and self-assessment checklist
  • Exam preparation questions and student-friendly revision chart for each Higher Level poet
  • Examines Higher Level poets in previous years and features sidebars with interesting information
  • Advice on preparing for the examination and guidelines for answering exam questions
  • Guidelines for students on approaching the Unseen Poetry section of the course, with sample poems and questions
  • Students will also find the glossary of poetic terms a valuable resource in reading and responding to poetry
  • Personal response is encouraged throughout, as recommended by the syllabus committee of the Department of Education and Skills
  • Colour-coded sections for easy reference
  • Icons are used to indicate group work exercises and poems recorded on CD
  • FREE CD with audio recordings featuring poems from prescribed poets
Class: 5th Year, 6th Year 
Format: Edco e-book
Price: €17.00 (Ex. VAT: €15.47)
Further Information
Class:5th Year, 6th Year 
Exam:Leaving Cert
Suitable Levels:Higher Level, Ordinary Level
Publisher:The Educational Company of Ireland (Edco)
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