This high-interest e-book builds writing and critical thinking skills by analyzing the lyrics of professional rappers.
Students examine metaphors in Jay-Z’s lyrics, personification in Kanye West’s words, internal rhyme in Eminem’s raps and much more. Lyrics are analyzed under a literary microscope to examine how the best emcees craft their lines. The handbook gets reluctant students to start writing and learning literacy techniques. All lyrical excerpts are classroom appropriate and packed with language arts content. The e-book features lyrical examples from Tupac, Mos Def, Outkast, Nas, Common, Jay-Z, Biggie, Lil Wayne and others.
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