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34 resources with the concept hip hop music

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"Music Be the Food Of Love": Found Poetry with Shakespeare and Hip Hop

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars create found poetry using lines from hip hop songs and Shakespeare's plays. They try to rewrite the words to music so that more people can explain Shakespeare's plays. They discuss the results of the activity.
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Digable Planets, K.B.'s Alley When Jazz Meets Hip-Hop

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore the musical style of jazz and identify its elements while listening to hip-hop recordings. They select two styles of music and fuse them together in this lesson.
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Music And Violence: What Message is Music Promoting To Our Youth

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers analyze several pieces of music and videos to examine how popular musicians and their music affect us as individuals and as a society. The perception of society's ideals, hypocrisy in government, and injustice are explored.
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And You Don't Stop-30 Years of Hip-hop

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify the musical genre of Hip-Hop and make a connection with other styles of music. A time line of musical styles is developed and discussed.
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Back in the Day

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students identify the genre of music called Hip Hop, analyze its elements, and formulate a definition of the Hip Hop culture.
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One World

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students explore the urban socioeconomic and political problems in the US that caused hip hop to emerge in the 70's and 80's. Hip Hop culture is explored and related to the genre of art form.
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A Comparative Study of the Civil Rights Movement & the Grassroots Hip Hop Movement

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Young scholars identify, research, and discuss similarities between the Civil Rights Movement and the grassroots hip hop movement in America.
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Using Cross-Genre Comparisons to Find the Message in Hip-Hop

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars analyze two cross -genre songs written in the early 1980s for lyrical content and social commentary. They consider the artistic merit of hip hop music in today's culture.
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The Media and Social Justice in Your Community

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Pupils study symbolism in media. They listen to two Hip Hop songs and watch the videos for them. They identify symbols and their meanings based on the context of the images seen in the videos and the lyrics heard.
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VH1 Driven: Kanye West, Lesson 3

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students compose a beat in the style of Kanye West. They listen to and analyze the song, "Through the Wire" by Kanye West, compose a beat, and complete a worksheet.