This resource contains an article published by The New York Times on Kendrick Lamar's historic victory as the first non-classical and non-jazz music artist to win Pulitzer Prize for music.
Students should read the New York Times article provided in this resource and then, under the teacher's guidance, answer the critical thinking and discussion questions that follow.
Types of skills applied in this lesson:
--comprehension and analysis of an informational text
--understanding new words in context
--understanding figures of speech (metaphor)
--thinking critically using the current social climate as context
--writing a persuasion paragraph