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Hip-Hop Poetry and the Classics for the Classroom
     

Hip-Hop Poetry and the Classics for the Classroom

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by Alan Lawrence Sitomer, Michael Cirelli
 

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ISBN-13:
9780972188227
Publisher:
Milk Mug Publishing
Publication date:
08/28/2004
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
552,236
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.88(h) x 0.46(d)

Meet the Author


Alan Lawrence Sitomer is California's 2007 Teacher of the Year. In addition to being an inner-city high school English teacher and professor in the Graduate School of Education at Loyola Marymount University, Mr. Sitomer is a nationally renowned speaker specializing in engaging reluctant readers who received the

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Hip-Hop Poetry and the Classics for the Classroom 4.2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
amberstar7 More than 1 year ago
After reading Homeboyz with my class, I was quite impressed by Sitomer's style and ordered Hip Hop Poetry & The Classics. This was a great book to add to my toolbox. It is broken down by topic/poetic device and provides both a classic and hip-hop example for each. The contemporary poetry really engages the students while at the same time teaching them the fundamentals of poetry.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Even though this is my 10th year teaching English, I don't consider myself very proficient on the subject of poetry. The writers of this book helped me understand the basics plus gave me ideas to hook my kids onto the idea that poetry is relevant to them. I know next to nothing about hip-hop, but all the selections are really interesting and fun to read, and the kids love them. So far, I've used the exercises on allusion, rhyme scheme and the sonnet, and I've a great experience with all of them. I would definitely buy this book again, and I'm looking forward to buying their next one!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
PLEASE POST THE LYRICS!!! YOU GUYS JUST POST ADS ABOUT LILE SNOWCLAN OR WHATEVER! JUST BECAUSE YOU POST THE SONG DOESN'T MEAN THAT ARE THE LYRICS TOO!!! YOU GUYS PROBABLY DON'T EVEN KNOW THE LYRICS, SOOOOO!!!!! NOT REALLY A "X HOT 27" IS IT! NOT A GOOD RADIO STATION!!! I GIVE IT A 15/100
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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Guest More than 1 year ago
This book has been needed for like about a zillion years now. It's just too dope for words. Got all the tighest rhymers showing there genius up against the those 'classic' poet dudes who died many years ago. If you like Hip-Hop, you need this book!