Black History Biographies / African American Biographies Using Rap Songs #1

Black History Biographies / African American Biographies Using Rap Songs #1
Black History Biographies / African American Biographies Using Rap Songs #1
Black History Biographies / African American Biographies Using Rap Songs #1
Black History Biographies / African American Biographies Using Rap Songs #1
Black History Biographies / African American Biographies Using Rap Songs #1
Black History Biographies / African American Biographies Using Rap Songs #1
Black History Biographies / African American Biographies Using Rap Songs #1
Black History Biographies / African American Biographies Using Rap Songs #1
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    Keep students engaged using rap songs as Black history biographies with reading comprehension activities!

    Based on our Black history songs, these African-American biographies explore the stories of interesting and empowering Black history figures and feature a variety of reading activities. If you're looking to add some music and excitement into your Black History Month reading comprehension activities, you've found it.

    A mix of fun topics that kids will love!

    The biography passages and songs in this bundle cover::

    - the life and achievements of the famous conductor of the Underground Railroad, Harriet Tubman
    - the life and contributions of the founding members of Hip Hop music

    - influential jazz musicians such as Billie Holiday and Duke Ellington

    - the life and accomplishments of abolitionist, Frederick Douglass

    - and many other exciting biographies all with reading activities and rap songs.

    Include Black history all month long while still teaching reading skills in a way that your students will enjoy!

    Kids love music and will certainly enjoy learning about famous African Americans while practicing a variety of reading skills such as sequencing, context clues, and compare and contrast with rap song lyrics. Students will listen to each song while following along with the lyrics. Students will then complete the activities listed below.

    Click here to listen to the songs for free on TPT or use the product links above!

    A variety of reading activities with the answer keys!

    This bundle includes everything listed below. Some products have some or all of the activities listed below. Click the individual product links above for more details.

    - the lyrics for each song

    - links to the songs for free

    - short-response, comprehension questions with the answer key for the George Washington Carver activity

    - two turn-and-talk, inferencing activities for the George Washington Carver activity

    - multiple-choice, comprehension questions with the answer key for the Hip Hop history activity #1

    - multiple-choice, context clues questions with the answer key

    - multiple-choice, synonyms and antonyms questions with the answer key

    - multiple-choice, main idea and details questions with the answer key for the Hip Hop history activity #1

    - brief explanations about what root words, prefixes, and suffixes are for the Sojourner Truth activity

    - multiple-choice, identifying root words questions with the answer key for the Sojourner Truth activity

    - multiple-choice, identifying prefixes questions with the answer key for the Sojourner Truth activity

    - multiple-choice, identifying suffixes questions with the answer key for the Sojourner Truth activity

    - multiple-choice, compare and contrast questions with the answer key for the Jazz Musicians activity and Hip Hop history activity #1

    - compare and contrast, paragraph writing activities with graphic organizer for the Jazz Musicians activity and Hip Hop history activity #1

    - multiple-choice, making inferences questions with the answer key for the Hip Hop history activities #1 and #2

    - 6 multiple-choice, figurative vs. literal language questions based on the song lyrics with the answer key for the Hip Hop history activity #2

    - 6 multiple-choice, identify the meaning of figurative sentences questions based on the song lyrics with the answer key for the Hip Hop history activity #2

    - a variety of syllable activities

    - timeline activities with graphic organizer for all activities

    - sequential paragraph, writing activities that utilize the timeline for all activities

    - a sequence of events center, sorting activity using the lyrics for the Harriet Tubman activity

    - sequence of events, extension activities for partner work in which students retell the Harriet Tubman biography and ask and answer questions about its sequence.

    Is Rap Opera for Kids right for you?

    Let's face it - Rap Opera for Kids activities are not for everyone. Take the simple test below before spending your hard-earned money to see if this is the right purchase for you and your students. Simply state "yes" or "no" for each sentence below.

    1. I enjoy trying creative activities in my classroom.

    2. My students enjoy rap and hip-hop music.

    3. I love finding ways to integrate music into my lessons.

    4. My students and I enjoy a challenging activity if it can improve their abilities.

    5. I like educational songs that are integrated into class activities and target academic standards.

    If you stated an enthusiastic "YES!" to at least four of the above sentences, these activities are right for you and your class.

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    Copyright © 2019 Rap Opera for Kids. All rights reserved by author. This product is to be used by the original downloader only. Copying for more than one teacher, classroom, department, school, or school system is prohibited. This product may not be distributed or displayed digitally for public view. Failure to comply is a copyright infringement and a violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). Images and elements found in this PDF are copyrighted and cannot be extracted and used outside of this file without permission or license. Intended for classroom and personal use ONLY.

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