Social Studies Poetry Slam

Earlier this month I wrote about setting my students up for success. We were studying Cortes and Montezuma. The idea was to give students the information so that they could synthesize, analyze, and collaboratively create a writing to be performed in a poetry slam style. Many of the students turned the assignment into a rap – which is fine with me. The idea, after all, was to understand the information. The outcome…Success! Here’s one example – viewpoint: Montezuma

3 thoughts on “Social Studies Poetry Slam

  1. cris mckee December 20, 2015 / 5:19 pm

    They did so well!

    • Admin January 2, 2016 / 5:17 pm

      Thanks, I think they had fun doing it. I’ll be talking to you in the future for more ‘crazy’ ideas!

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