Rap as a Modern Poetic Form

Pupils write and listen to rap songs. They discover how common themes in rap are indicative of the problems, as well as the empowerments, that can be seen in our urban cultures today. They discover how rap is actually an evolution of poetic form-to try to get them excited about structure, meaning, and creative expression.

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Grade
9th - 12th
Subjects
Social Studies & History
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Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
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