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Saturday, January 24 • 1:45pm - 2:45pm
Hip-Hop Music, a Catalyst for Incorporating Informational Texts: Tupac Shakur’s “Changes”

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Learn how to use hip-hop song lyrics to develop students’ reading fluency and comprehension of informational texts. The presenters will model a literacy development lesson utilizing Tupac Shakur’s song “Changes,” including the activity’s theoretical framework. In addition, participants will engage in a critique and discussion of other hip-hop song lyrics.


Christal Burnett

University of Houston - Downtown
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Colin Dalton

Assistant Professor, University of Houston - Downtown
Colin Dalton is an assistant professor of literacy education and Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) in the Department of Urban Education at the University of Houston-Downtown. His classes prepare pre-service teachers to teach literacy development at the elementary... Read More →

Saturday January 24, 2015 1:45pm - 2:45pm CST
Arboretum 3 - 2nd Floor Hyatt Regency, Houston

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