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Description

A performance of the poem, 'Praise Song for My Mother', by the poet Grace Nichols, in a beach setting.
This clip is from:
Poets in Person
First broadcast:
6 May 2011

Classroom Ideas

Useful as an introduction to, or extension of, the study of poetry from different cultures. Show the clip to students, asking them what they thought the accompanying text might be about and what its tone might be. Students could then write their own praise songs.

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