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Literacy Through Rap & Poetry

Last changed: 05/01/2018 1:36pm
3 , 4 , 5 , 6 , 7 , 8 Dance Theatre Music Phy. Education
Music English
Both Grade Level and Arts/PE Program Alignment
2 60 min
2
In-School Short Term Residency
All Year
$10 0
$250 0
no Email
music equipment, fun games
paper, pencil,
cafeteria or auditorium
I can use linking words and phrases to connect ideas and use them through rap.
I can draft and present personal created rap.
In Literacy Through Rap and Poetry students will engage in writing and verbal expressions, through self-exploration and problem solving while learning. Students will explore current societal events and inner thoughts, while being challenged to vocalize their thoughts. Students will create Raps and Poems that enforce the Connecticut Common Core. Student creativity will supplement classroom instruction towards Assessment Goal and Mastery.

With the support and guidance of adults, students will produce writings that are developed an organized, as well as age appropriate to task and purpose. Students will also write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons.

Students will identify and express elements of Rap and Poetry skills. This will allow them to demonstrate accuracy in writing and verbal expression. Students will rap and express poetry with a varied repertoire of songs. They will rap and express poetry independently, with proper pitch, rhythm, timbre, diction, posture, and steady tempo.
The instructor,(Msz. Kim)is a disciplinarian who is consistant with a whole lot of LOVE!
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Grade 3

Grade 3: Writing Standards: Text Types and Purposes #2. Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly. c. Use linking words and phrases (e.g., also, another, and, more, but) to connect ideas within categories of information.
Grade 3: Music: Creating: Anchor Standard 3: Refine and complete artistic work. a. Present the final version of personal created music to others, and describe connection to expressive.

Grade 4

Grade 4: Speaking and Listening: Comprehension and Collaboration #1: Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacherled) with diverse partners on grade 4 topics and texts, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly. c. Pose and respond to specific questions to clarify or follow up on information, and make comments that contribute to the discussion and link to the remarks of others.
Grade 4: Music: Creating: Anchor Standard 3: Refine and complete artistic work. a. Present the final version of personal created music to others, and explain connection to expressive intent.

Grade 5

Grade 5: Speaking and Listening: Comprehension and Collaboration #1: Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacherled) with diverse partners on grade 5 topics and texts, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly. c. Pose and respond to specific questions by making comments that contribute to the discussion and elaborate on the remarks of others.
Grade 5: Music: Creating: Anchor Standard 3: Refine and complete artistic work. a. Present the final version of personal created music to others that demonstrates craftsmanship, and explain connection to expressive intent.

Grade 6

Grade 6: Speaking and Listening #1. Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacherled) with diverse partners on grade 6 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly. c. Pose and respond to specific questions with elaboration and detail by making comments that contribute to the topic, text, or issue under discussion.
Grade 6: Music: Creating: Anchor Standard 3: Refine and complete artistic work. a. Present the final version of their documented personal composition or arrangement, using craftsmanship and originality to demonstrate an effective beginning, middle, and ending, and convey expressive intent.

Grade 7

Grade 7: Speaking and Listening: Comprehension and Collaboration #1. Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacherled)with diverse partners on grade 7 topics,texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly. c. Pose questions that elicit elaboration and respond to others' questions and comments with relevant observations and ideas that bring the discussion back on topic as needed.
Grade 7: Music: Creating: Anchor Standard 3: Refine and complete artistic work. a. Present the final version of their documented personal composition, song,or arrangement, using craftsmanship and originality to demonstrate unity and variety and convey expressive intent.

Grade 8

Grade 8:Speaking and Listening #1. Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacherled)with diverse partners on grade 8 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly.Pose questions that connect the ideas of several speakers and respond to others' questions and comments with relevant evidence, observations, and ideas.
Grade 8: Music: Creating: Anchor Standard 3: Refine and complete artistic work. a. Present the final version of their documented personal composition, song, or arrangement, using craftsmanship and originality to demonstrate the application of compositional techniques for creating unity and variety, tension and release, and balance to convey expressive intent.