The Educators’ Guide to The Message: A Digital Companion (Main/UK), by Felicia Pride, is now free in the Kidnle store and still free from Barnes & Noble, courtesy of publisher NBC Publishing. This isn’t really a stand-alone title, but a teacher’s guide, with lesson plans, for The Message: Life Lessons from Hip-Hop’s Greatest Songs.
The Message: Life Lessons from Hip-Hop’s Greatest Songs is a literary mixtape of wisdom that has been culled from the all-time greatest hip-hop songs in which author Felicia Pride examines a wide range of hip-hop songs and artists, interpreting life through their lenses.
This free digital companion is designed to be a tool that assists educators who choose to adopt The Message in their classroom.
The guide includes the following:
- Lesson Plans
- Discussion Prompts
- “The Message” Project Elements
- Extension Activities
- Academic Standards
- Note from the Author
- Plus more!
The Message turns the often negative perceptions of hip-hop completely around, offers a fresh perspective on why the culture is loved worldwide, and simultaneously provides motivational material for the hip-hop generation taken from its own unique artistic expression. In her introduction the author writes, “This book is about searching for the power within and using motivational aspects of hip-hop music to help us successfully maneuver our worlds.”
The Message unleashes the power in the music and leaves educators and students with a soundtrack of wisdom to incorporate in their own lives and the classroom.
Get the free ebook from Barnes & Noble.