I’ve taught Blood Brothers now a couple of times and I’ve been racking my brains to come up with the ways in which I can encourage students to go for the top marks with this text. As a text it is pretty straightforward, the story is simple and the themes are also fairly simple. It is, if I’m honest with myself a little on the dated side, due to the way it is presented and when it happened, however I do enjoy the story, as do the students and it is what I’m working with at the moment.
How do I solve the problem that I have identified in ensuring that students are able to aim for the top…
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