The RAP

The Foundation that Cried “Wolf!”

Dear Parents and Teachers, The Literacy Foundation- Words of Hope’s well-known advocacy against illiteracy is not evident in one of their more recent campaigns. The advertisement depicting a decrepit Cinderella is an unnecessary call to action. The monotony and weathered visual characteristics evoke a sense of fear within the, mostly, already literate community that is creating an imaginary literary crisis. …

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The RAP Research Video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hxBcDOxWmI4   This video is a visual extension of my artifact for The RAP. It illustrates the importance of literacy in a child’s life. It is emotionally provoking in the sense that it makes literacy a necessity of life. Without imagination and creativity, a child would age faster than they should. Literacy is a gateway to maintaining a healthy and …

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Why the RAP?

The purpose of The Rap is truly multifaceted. Choosing a “persuasive” artifact seems to be the easiest task of the entire project, when really it can become quite tricky. An image used for an advertisement isn’t necessarily persuasive unless it meets certain criteria. The RAP will assist students with the identification and evaluation of a “successful” persuasive argument. This project …

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