Five writing challenges for your holiday

As a teacher and a writer the six-week break to me is golden. It's the time I can really get to grips with my writing, get a handle on the story and look at the piece as a whole as opposed to the micro view of an hour every day. However, writing doesn't just have …

Modernising Macbeth Project

In this project, students create their own modernisation of Macbeth.  I've used it at the end of the summer term for the last couple of years as it consolidates the students' knowledge of the play we've just studied and allows them to do something creative. You could also change it to modernise a different play …