Stories from the Classroom

Epic Rap Battles in the Classroom

Episode Summary

The learning objective on Chalimar Chieza's Early American History classroom reads as follows: "The student will create sick rhymes that showcase their knowledge of the roots of government in the United States."

Episode Notes

Epic Rap Battles of History is one of my favorite YouTube channels. I knew that giving students opportunities to write songs about content was a good assessment, but I never thought of utilizing raps / slam poetry specifically. So much opportunity for students to show what they know in this creative assessment.

Chalimar Chieza has been doing rap battles in her history classes for years. In this episode we talk about:

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Rap Battle / Slam Poetry Rubric