Beats and rhymes
Write and perform a rap or slam poem.
- 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.