Hip-Hop Educational Literacy Program (H.E.L.P.)

Founded in 2006, HELP is an innovative approach to literacy instruction that juxtaposes classical literature with popular hip hop lyrics to provide culturally responsive, differentiated, standards based instructional materials for youth grades 4-12, and the teachers who teach them. H.E.L.P. series includes 12 titles, with 60 activities in each, as well as teacher guides that include pre and post assessments, writing rubrics, annotated lyrics, suggested reading lists and more! (http://www.edlyrics.com)