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What is rap music?


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1. Word cloud
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What is rap music?
2. Slide
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Rap Music: A Fun Way to Learn About Music
Rap music is a form of music that emerged in the United States during the late 1970s. Rap music usually contains lyrics that are spoken or sung over a beat. Rap music can be used to tell stories and express opinions about life.
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Rhythm: The pattern of beats or accents that create a regular pulse in a piece of music. Rhyme: When two words or phrases have the same ending sound, usually at the end of lines in a poem or song. Beat: The steady repetition of a sound or rhythm, often used as an accompaniment to music.
4. Poll
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What do you think is the most important element of rap music?
  • Flow
  • Wordplay
  • Rhythm
  • Beat
5. Slide
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Fun facts:
Rap music is one of the most popular genres of music today. Rap was first called “discourse” because it was spoken word with a beat. Rappers often use metaphors and similes to express their ideas more clearly.
6. Drawings
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Draw / write: What are some of the biggest differences between rap music today and rap music from the past?
7. Drawings
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Draw / write: What do you think makes rap music so popular with young people today?
8. Open question
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If you could create your own rap song, what message would you want to portray?
9. Open question
330 seconds
How do you think rap music impacts the culture around it?

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