This 15 page project guide includes step by step instructions to create your own rap songs with your students. Aimed at grades 7 - 9, this project is aligned to the Saskatchewan Arts Ed curriculum and can be easily aligned to all other state or province requirements. Includes teacher notes, step-by-step lesson outlines for the teacher and all student handouts including peer and self assessments and performance checklist guides. Your students will go from creating a topic word web to composing rhyming couplet stanzas to a 6 stanza rap over the course of 3-7 classes! Model instruction notes for co-constructing a completion timeline with your class is also included as well as a student self appraisal form. Try this with any subject or topic for an innovative differentiation spin.