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Black Women in History Reading Passage Activities Using Rap Songs

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    Description

    Do you need engaging reading activities about famous Black women in history!

    Rap song are the solution!

    Based on 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 Ruby Bridges, Bessie Coleman, Claudette Colvin, Rosa Parks, and the all-female African army, the Dahomey Amazons that inspired the Black Panther Superhero characters.

    Listen to the songs with subtitles on YouTube using the links below! (Click here if you have trouble viewing the videos.)

    A mix of fun topics that kids will love!

    These passages and songs cover:

    - Bessie Coleman, the first licensed Black American pilot

    - Claudette Colvin, "the original Rosa Parks"

    - Ruby Bridges, the first Black American to integrate public schools

    - the truth about Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott

    - Warrior Women in history vs. superhero comics

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

    Kids love music and will certainly enjoy learning about influential Black 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

    - timeline activities

    - sequencing graphic organizer activities

    - sequential paragraph, writing activities with a word bank of transitional words for student use

    - multiple choice, context clues questions with the answer key

    - multiple choice, synonyms questions with the answer key

    - multiple choice, antonyms questions with the answer key

    - the song lyrics for use as a reading passage

    - brief 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

    - a compare and contrast, graphic organizer

    - 10 multiple-choice, compare and contrast questions with the answer key

    - a compare and contrast text-structure, paragraph writing activity with a word bank of transitional words for student use

    - brief explanations about nonfiction and fiction writing

    - 14 multiple-choice, nonfiction vs. fiction questions based on the song lyrics

    - the song lyrics for use as a reading passage

    - main idea and supporting details, graphic organizer writing activity with 3 sections

    - multiple-choice, identify the main idea questions with the answer key

    - multiple-choice, identify the supporting details questions with the answer key

    - "Main Idea on Beast Mode!" challenge activity where students will identify the main idea of the entire song using their main idea and supporting details graphic organizer

    - Turn and Talk, discussion activities where students discuss how other historical figures inspired people through their accomplishments

    - multiple-choice, figurative vs. literal language questions based on the song lyrics with the answer key

    - multiple-choice, identify the meaning of figurative sentences questions based on the song lyrics with the answer key

    - "How many syllables?" activity questions where students will listen to and read the song lyrics to determine how many syllables are in specific words from the song

    - "Syllable hunt!" activity questions where students will read through the song lyrics, finding words that have 1, 2, 3 and 4 syllables and write them in the corresponding columns

    - "Divide the syllables" activity tasks where students will separate words that they have found into their syllabic parts

    - a "Syllables on Beast Mode!" challenge activity where students will find rare 5 syllable words in the song lyrics and write them correctly separated into their syllabic parts.

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    Teaching Duration
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