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From Remus to Rap: A History in Theory and Practice of the African-American Storytelling Tradition

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Students examine the specific form and function of tall tales and toasts. They discover the importance of performance in the telling of a story and the importance of rhythm in the telling of toasts. They create stories of their own, in the form of one of the styles of storytelling that they had heard in class.

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7th - 12th
English Language Arts
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