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ERIC Number: EJ604758
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0013-8274
Slam: Hip-Hop Meets Poetry--A Strategy for Violence Intervention.
Bruce, Heather E.; Davis, Bryan Dexter
English Journal, v89 n5 p119-27 May 2000
Describes one strategy used in high school English classrooms to teach for peace and dislodge violence: the poetry slam, a burgeoning pop culture phenomenon that combines poetry and performance art. Describes poetry slams that incorporate hip-hop culture. Discusses promoting slams in English classrooms to show students the power of words and instruct them in nonviolence, leadership, character, and social change. (SR)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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