Hip-Hop related trivia as a tool for teaching geography? Absolutely. Daniel D. Zarazua - a teacher at Oakland Unity High School - created this incredible excercise, which quizzes students on their geography skills by connecting Hip-Hop artists, groups, and history to places and cultures from around the globe. With 31 questions, an answer key, and suggested lesson plan, this is the best Hip-Hop Geography exercise I've seen yet. Mr. Zarazua's site has a wealth of advanced ideas for integrating Hip-Hop into your classroom and more. Hip-Hop Geography Exercise
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