Praise Song for My Mother

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Praise Song for My Mother

GCSE Contemporary Poetry : Relationships.  

A Powerpoint analysis of the poem Praise Song for My Mother by Grace Nichols (GCSE English Poetry) and an accompanying 18 page worksheet booklet. Teaching resources include: 

Lesson 1 Context - A brief biography and video of Grace Nichols, an introduction to the African poetic form of praise songs and an assessment task.

Lesson 2 Introduction - Watch and listen to a video reading of the poem 'Praise Song for My Mother', discussion of ideas/first impressions, consolidation of understanding.

Lesson 3 Structure & language - Analysis of Praise Song's structure and exploration of imagery.

Lesson 4 Style and form - Analysis of style and form and the author’s use of poetic techniques.

Lesson 5 Language - Exploration of word choices and depth of meaning, using P.E.E to write about language in Praise Song for My Mother.

Lesson 6 Themes - Themes of 'Praise Song' explored, consolidation of poet’s meaning and purpose, create a praise song.

Links - Where to find further information about Grace Nichols and her poetry

This 51 slide Powerpoint also contains links to additional teaching texts and websites and an 18 page booklet containing worksheets for Praise Song for My Mother (Grace Nichols).

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