Crossing Points: Modern Caribbean, African and Asian Short Stories

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Nelson Thornes, 1999 - English language - 136 pages
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Pupils are encouraged to explore the texts, appreciate different cultures and develop appropriate creative responses, using the accompanying activities. Pupils are given a focus for their reading and help to understand the cultures using the background information provided. Motivation and interest are increased as the book includes attractive designs and illustrations, which bring the stories to life. Literacy development is enhanced throughout the stories, which progress in terms of reading difficulty in each section. All sections include an introduction and suggested activities for each story.
 

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Contents

To the teacher
4
A Drink of Water by Sam Selvon
17
The Escape by Millie Murray
38
The Park by James Matthews
58
A Light Matter by Patience Onyut
79
A Dead Wife by Sunita Jain
100
India by Ravi nder Randhawa
125
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