Nas and his father Olu Dara bridge the generation gap in their family and in music by highlighting the links between rap music and its predecessors, jazz and the blues.
H.E.L.P., or the Hip Hop Educational Literacy Program, offers cutting edge supplemental reading workbooks developed around the lyrics of popular Hip Hop songs. H.E.L.P. is designed by an experienced team of educators in order to provide culturally responsive teaching materials that motivate students to read and improve literacy skills.
Created out of the need to close the achievement gap, H.E.L.P. uses high interest reading workbooks that incorporate real world connections to improve literacy while bridging demographic, cultural, language, and achievement gaps.
Each H.E.L.P. Student Guide workbook includes sixty (60) reading and writing activities that are aligned to the National Reading Standards. H.E.L.P. workbooks are designed for use by all types of students, functioning across all reading levels to improve literacy skills of whole classes, small groups and individual students. H.E.L.P. will enrich, supplement and reinforce instruction and provide motivating reading material for use in schools, homes and after school programs.
Each H.E.L.P. student workbook has a corresponding Teacher Guide which includes, an artist biography, annotated lyrics, vocabulary word list, multiple intelligence activities chart, suggested reading list, writing rubric, answer key and student assessment.
H.E.L.P. will improve student engagement and student achievement!
Package Options for each H.E.L.P. Book:
A: Student Guide - 72 pages with 60 activities $14.95
B: Teacher Guide w/ Assessment - 44 pages with Answer Key $19.95
C: Reading Group Package - 10 Student Guides, 1 Teacher Guide
w/Assessment *A SAVINGS OF $19.95 OFF THE COVER PRICE! $149.95
D: Classroom Package - 25 Student Guides, 1 Teacher Guide w/Assessment
*A SAVINGS OF $125 OFF THE COVER PRICE! $268.69