Beats and rhymes

Years 7 to 10 drama and public speaking
Creative Class Drama Literature and language arts
Tags: Public speaking

Write and perform a rap or slam poem.

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Learning intentions

  • explore the importance of vocal skills and expression in performance
  • devise and enact drama using a script and unscripted material
  • perform to communicate dramatic meaning.

Supporting EAL/D students

This lesson would work well for EAL/D students as it develops clarity of expression and uses forms of performance familiar in popular culture. You could use this lesson as a starting point for students to tell their own stories and express their ideas and feelings about their experiences.