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Do you need an engaging, compare and contrast, fiction passage activity for your next lesson? Then these Moana themed, reading activities are just for you!
Based on our Moana movie review, parody song, these activities will while they practice compare and contrast skills! Easily incorporate these activities into independent work or complete them together as a class lesson. The parody song for these activities compares and contrasts the original folktales and culture behind the Moana movie with Disney's film.
Teach reading skills to your students in a way that they will enjoy!
Kids love music and the Moana movie and will certainly love comparing and contrasting the original islander folktales that inspired the Moana movie to Disney's story using these song lyrics. Students will listen to the song while following along with the lyrics. Students will then practice and compare and contrast skills using the activities below.
This resource includes:
- the song lyrics for use as a reading passage
- a writing activity about Disney's depiction of the Maui character versus the islander and Polynesian's account of Maui
- 10 multiple-choice, questions based on the song with the answer key
- a , paragraph writing activity with transitional words for student use
- 6 multiple-choice, questions with the answer key
- 6 multiple-choice, questions with the answer key
How to use this resource:
- Students will use the graphic organizer on page 1 to compare and contrast the information about the islander folktales and Disney's Moana movie while listening to and reading the song lyrics on pages 2 and 3.
- Next, students will answer the compare and contrast comprehension questions on pages 4 and 5.
- Students will then write a paragraph that compares and contrasts the information in the song on page 6.
- Next, students will complete the synonyms and antonyms activities on page 7 and 8.
- The answer keys for the compare and contrast and synonyms/antonyms questions are located on pages 9 and 12.
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