Students learn about educators bringing hip-hop into the classroom.
Students will read, listen to and view supporting clips while learning the necessary elements to analyze the text and film. Students will show mastery of the standards at the end of the lesson through a SOAPSTONE Analysis, a Socratic Seminar, short paragraph responses and a written timed synthesis essay scored on the new 6-point analytical AP rubric.
- The TED TALK Transforming Urban Education Through HipHop Pedagogy by Edmund Adjapong, Hip Hop in the Classroom by Christopher Britton, and The Education Cypher by Quan Neloms are used in this resource.
- Links to different NPR, New York Times articles and videos showing the themes of hip hop
- There is a short paragraph writing opportunity writing an analysis of Chance The Rapper
- Students will listen to an NPR The Record interview with Chance The Rapper, and on charts provided in the appendix, they will complete the evaluation of ethos, logos, and pathos.
- There is a lesson on the rhetorical situation in an essay on The New York Times profile, “Oaxacan Rap Has a Female Voice, Finally.”
- There is a frame for and a sample complex thesis statement
- The entire lessons act as a building of context for a synthesis essay on the factors educators should consider when bringing hip-hop into the classroom.
- Added lessons for Project Based learning and creating FlipGrid rhetorical analysis videos with samples
- Added 2 additional writing prompts: Poetry Analysis on Natalie Diaz's, "They Don't Love You Like I Love You," and Rhetorical Analysis on The Education of Hip Hop & other choices. Many scored samples are now in the resource.
There are sources for teaching the Socratic Seminar, as the lessons act as support for the argument. The packet includes complete lessons, Common Core standards, essential and key questions.