"Using poetry with students with limited literacy skills can be highly beneficial; rhyme, rhythm and the limited print all help. Zephaniah's workis a rich resource for all ages and abilities and can lead to in-depth discussion on many current issues, while the fact that he is dyslexic is heartening for many pupils. The less able reader can listen first and then have a go at reading, or have a go and then listen."
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