Reading Time: 6 minutes In a series of posts I’m going to explore the way our curriculum currently works including the rationales behind it. … More Sequencing the curriculum: Shakespeare
Reading Time: 7 minutes At the beginning of the play, “Hands” is a word used to refer to Macbeth’s brutal – but legitimate – killing of the Thane of Cawdor who “‘ne’er shook hands” (1.1), symbolic of his lack of gentlemanly behaviour and loyalty in participating in rebellion – a theme of ‘hands’ throughout the play.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Introduction: What’s the writer’s message or purpose? End with a sentence linking the extract to the major theme of the … More An extract to whole text question – a quick guide