Items to Review for Quiz (English 9)


Re-read “Before Hip-Hop was Hip-Hop” and be prepared to answer questions related to close-reading strategies.

We will continue with the elements of essays, articles and speeches and I will check your comprehension on those as well.

Questions related to Walker’s essay that you’ll find on the quiz:

Why might the author begin her essay with a detailed description of hip-hop today? Does her choice of words indicate a formal or an informal tone? Give examples of the words she uses to indicate that tone.


Remember to bring a copy of the essay! ~~LMM





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