Saturday, May 15, 2004
The Scottish Play
Macbeth test silly, say irate teachers: "The 14-year-olds taking the compulsory exam on the Bard were asked in the paper on Macbeth to write as if they were agony aunts for a teenage magazine. The question, in the paper devised by the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority, told the pupils: "In Macbeth, Banquo warns Macbeth about the witches' influence. You give advice in a magazine for young people. "You receive this request: 'Please advise me. I have recently moved school and made some new friends. I like spending time with them but my form tutor thinks my work is suffering. What should I do? Sam.' "Write your advice to be published in the magazine."
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Hey, you have a great blog here! I'm definitely going to bookmark you!
I have a who is macbeth site/blog. It pretty much covers who is macbeth related stuff.
Come and check it out if you get time :-)
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