Black Women in History Reading Comprehension Passage Activities Using Rap Songs

Black Women in History Reading Comprehension Passage Activities Using Rap Songs
Black Women in History Reading Comprehension Passage Activities Using Rap Songs
Black Women in History Reading Comprehension Passage Activities Using Rap Songs
Black Women in History Reading Comprehension Passage Activities Using Rap Songs
Black Women in History Reading Comprehension Passage Activities Using Rap Songs
Black Women in History Reading Comprehension Passage Activities Using Rap Songs
Black Women in History Reading Comprehension Passage Activities Using Rap Songs
Black Women in History Reading Comprehension Passage Activities Using Rap Songs
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    Do you need engaging, reading passage activities about women in Black history? You've found them!

    Based on women's history rap songs, these activities will keep your students' attention using song lyrics as reading passages while they practice a variety of reading skills. Easily incorporate them into independent activities or complete them together as a class lesson. The songs for these activities explore the lives, challenges, and accomplishments of four famous, African-American women in history.

    Listen to the songs with subtitles on YouTube!

    A mix of fun biographies that kids will love!

    These passages and songs cover the lives and accomplishments of:

    • Harriet Tubman, conductor of the Underground Railroad
    • Sojourner Truth, abolitionist and women's rights leader
    • Maggie Walker, the first female bank president
    • and Phillis Wheatley, accomplished poet and the first published African-American.

    Teach reading skills to your students in a way that they will enjoy!

    Kids love music and will certainly enjoy learning about famous women in history while practicing reading skills using these rap songs. Students will listen to the history songs while following along with the lyrics. Students will then use the lyrics to deepen their understanding of these women by practicing reading comprehension, context clues, sequencing and other reading skills that are listed below.

    A variety of reading activities with the answer keys!

    This bundle includes everything listed below. Click the product links above for more details.

    - the lyrics for each song with links to the songs for free

    - a list of comprehension questions with the answer key.

    *Some resources include additional activities that are listed below:

    - multiple-choice, context clues activities for defining content vocabulary words in the song with the answer key

    - timeline activities with a graphic organizer

    - sequential paragraph activities that utilize the timeline

    - inferencing activities

    - brief, student-friendly explanations about what root words, prefixes, and suffixes are

    - multiple-choice, identifying root words questions with the answer key

    - multiple-choice, identifying prefixes questions with the answer key

    - multiple-choice, identifying suffixes questions with the answer key

    - 2 paragraph writing activities using prompts that challenge students to think about Wheatley's unique position as a slave and female author as well as her interactions with General Washington

    - the song lyrics for use as a readers theater activity with access to the instrumental music available on YouTube

    - performance activities which involve students writing their own songs or dramatizing the song with acting or dance using the music available on YouTube.

    Get this bundle now to keep your students engaged while reading!

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    Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases by using context clues, analyzing meaningful word parts, and consulting general and specialized reference materials, as appropriate.
    Use context (e.g., cause/effect relationships and comparisons in text) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.
    Read grade-level text with purpose and understanding.
    Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 5 topic or subject area.
    Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
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