Fun ELA Activities for the End of the Year

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Pop culture history + rap songs = fun ELA activities for the end of the year! Agree?

Then this is just for you!

Based on rap songs about pop-culture history, these activities will keep your students engaged using song lyrics as reading passages while they review important reading skills.

- easily incorporate them into independent activities,

- complete them together as a class lesson,

- and use them throughout the new school year to introduce reading skills in a fun and unique way!

Students will listen to the songs then use the song lyrics as reading passages to complete the activities detailed below.

These activities are:

- no prep,

- super simple and easy to use,

- with high-interest reading passages based on rap songs!

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

- Hip Hop History: Eras of Rap song

- History of Hip Hop Dance, rap song

- Lion King vs. History, parody song

- "NBA Gamechangers," history rap song

*Click here if you have trouble viewing the videos.

You and your students had a long year - do something different!

Have fun during your last few weeks of school with these reading activities. These activities use rap songs to teach important reading skills in an engaging way using pop-culture topics.

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

- the lyrics for each song for use as a reading passage

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

- multiple-choice, synonyms questions with the answer key

- multiple-choice, antonyms questions with the answer key

- brief explanations about nonfiction and fiction writing for the Lion King activity

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

- a writing activity that challenges students to explain why specific texts are examples of nonfiction or fiction with a word bank of keywords and ideas that identify nonfiction and fiction texts.

- multiple-choice, making inferences questions with the answer key

- a "Turn and Talk" and writing activity that challenges students to make inferences about the topic of each song

- a compare and contrast, graphic organizer

- 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

- a "Disney vs. Tezuka" opinion writing activity in which students decide which lion story was the most original by analyzing elements of each

- a main idea and supporting details, graphic organizer writing activity

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

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

- a "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" activities based on the song lyrics

- a sequencing graphic organizer activity

- a sequential paragraph, writing activity with a word bank of transitional words

- a timeline graphic organizer activity

- a brief lesson on syllables and tips on how to count them in words

- "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 a rare 5 syllable word in the song lyrics and write it correctly separated into its syllabic parts.

Hasn't this already been done? There are TONS of educational songs out there, but none of them are fully integrated into reading activities based on the song lyrics. With Rap Opera for Kids, when the music stops, the learning doesn't.

Get this bundle now and be ready to have an awesome end of the year with your students!

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*Disclaimer: Rap Opera for Kids is not affiliated with the NBA, Disney, or Marvel brands in any way. Rap Opera for Kids provides educational commentary, parody, and criticism of popular works in order to supplement classroom instruction.

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*Font for "Rap Opera ... Kids. History. Reading. Math. And More... School Just Went Beast Mode. Educate. Entertain. Empower!" text by http://www.junkohanhero.com

Total Pages
165 pages
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Teaching Duration
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