OPEN: Read Aloud – The Roots of Rap by Carole Boston Weatherford
READ: Why Study Rhetoric? or, What Freestyle Rap Teaches Us about Writing by Kyle D. Stedman
WRITE: Quickwrite #20 (Part I) – Watch the 1st 3 videos below and respond or comment in your notebook. Work to write the entire 3 minutes.
WRITE: Quickwrite #20 (Part II) – Watch the TV excerpt (in-class only) and video below and continue the entry you started earlier in your notebook. Work to write the entire 3 minutes.
Excerpts from Dear White People Season 1:Episode 5 – w/ scholarly discussion of language use.
STUDY: The ART OF HIP-HOP/RAP overview w/ rhetorical emphasis and assignment pre-view (attached to today’s GClassroom stream)
ASSIGNMENT: Select lyrics to a hip-hop/rap song for use next week. Due no later than classtime Tuesday 11/17.
- DIGITAL SUBMISSION #2 due anytime between Wednesday 11/11 & end of day Sunday 11/15
- RAP LYRIC SELECTION due by classtime Tuesday 11/17
UPCOMING: OFFICE HOURS on Friday (stop by to ask questions or get help). Next week we’ll dig into analyzing rap/hip-hop and write rhetorical analysis essays.