Sunsong by Grace W. Gordon, Pamela Mordecai


Sunsong by Grace W. Gordon, Pamela Mordecai

The anthology Sunsong (Book 3) contains a mixture of poems from across the Caribbean and from other parts of the world. The selection is varied, challenging and enjoyable. It includes rhythmic poems for choral orchestration, story poems for humour and entertainment, as well as poems for serious thought. Poems have been specifically chosen to cover a range of experiences and cater for the interests of both adolescent girls and boys. Each volume includes: * Questions to accompany each poem * Lavish illustration designed to act as a stimulus for further writing * Many questions and comments to introduce students to the use of poetic devices. * Suggestions for follow up activities * A wide choice of poets, each with a brief biography The poems are graded and become progressively more difficult but the accompanying notes and questions provide the necessary guidance to interpretation and understanding.

About the Author

Pamela Mordecai is a Jamaican poet who has written many poems for children. She is a former senior lecturer in English at Mico Training College and has worked extensively in radio and television. The author / co author of many textbooks in Language Arts for use at all levels in the educational system, she now works in the Faculty of Education at the University of the West Indies. Grace Walker Gordon is a Jamaican teacher and author. She is a former lecturer in English at Mico Training College and has taught at the University of the West Indies. She has worked extensively in children's theatre and co-authored many Language Arts textbooks for use at all levels in the educational system

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160 pages


Grace W. Gordon, Pamela Mordecai
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Longman an imprint of Hodder Education

Publication date

20th July 1992



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