Anansesem: A Collection of Caribbean Folk Tales, Legends and Poems for Juniors - Second Edition 9789766380458

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For Ages: 10-12 years Velma Pollard This delightful anthology of Caribbean folk tales, legends and poems, written by well-known Caribbean writers should be read by every Caribbean child (locally and abroad) for grounding in Caribbean folk traditions as well as for enjoyment. The collection ref ...Read more



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For Ages: 10-12 years

  • Velma Pollard

This delightful anthology of Caribbean folk tales, legends and poems, written by well-known Caribbean writers should be read by every Caribbean child (locally and abroad) for grounding in Caribbean folk traditions as well as for enjoyment. The collection reflects the rich cultural diversity of the Caribbean region as well as the shared experiences typified by Anansi. It provides valuable resource material for language arts and social studies at the upper primary/lower secondary levels. In this second edition, an activity section engages students in lively discussions and other activities which develop their literary appreciation, creative writing and oral communication skills.


Key Features:

  • Delightful blend of comic, rhythmic and lyrical poems
  • Humorous tales that capture the fun, wit and cunning of Anansi, Br'er Tiger and other Caribbean folk characters
  • Attractive and humorous illustrations
  • Valuable resource material for the social studies and language arts programmes in primary and secondary schools
  • Copious, creative activities for students
  • Activities encourage research and an aesthetic response to literature and help to develop reading, creative writing and oral communication skills


Look Out For:

  • Things To Do and Talk About section at the end of the text

 

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