Fun Independent Reading Activities Hip Hop and Rap Themed

Grade Levels
5th - 7th, Homeschool
Standards
Resource Type
Formats Included
  • Zip
  • Activity
Pages
120+
$40.00
Bundle
List Price:
$60.50
You Save:
$20.50
$40.00
Bundle
List Price:
$60.50
You Save:
$20.50
Share this resource
Easel Activities Included
Some resources in this bundle include ready-to-use interactive activities that students can complete on any device. Easel by TpT is free to use! Learn more.

Products in this Bundle (17)

    showing 1-5 of 17 products

    Description

    So your students think they know Hip Hop and rap music? Test their knowledge with these Hip Hop and rap-themed, reading passage activities!

    Based on our Hip Hop and rap music, history songs, these activities will keep your students' attention using song lyrics as reading passages while they practice important reading skills! Easily incorporate these activities into independent work or complete them together as a class lesson. Spread these activities throughout your curriculum to keep your students engaged all year long!

    The songs for these activities explore how Hip Hop culture began in the Bronx, New York City as a way for inner-city youth to cope with the challenges of urban life. The songs also highlight the accomplishments of Hip Hop and rap music and the pioneers and artists that have been influential in the urban art. This mega bundle is an excellent Hip Hop curriculum to use with students who are fans of Hip Hop and rap music!

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

    - The Beginning: Hip Hop and Rap history song

    - Then to Now: Hip Hop and Rap history song

    - The Eras of Rap: Hip Hop and Rap history song

    *Check out the free, dance brain break here!

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

    Kids love music and will certainly enjoy learning about the history of Hip Hop and rap music while practicing important reading skills such as identifying the main idea and supporting details and using context clues based on the song lyrics.

    A variety of reading activities with the answer keys!

    This bundle includes everything listed below and includes all of the activities in our Hip Hop History Lesson #1, Lesson #2, and Lesson #3 bundles. Click the links above for more product details.

    - the song lyrics for use as reading passages

    - sequencing graphic organizer activities

    - sequential paragraph activity writing activities that utilize the graphic organizer with a word bank of transitional words for student use

    - timeline activities

    - multiple-choice, comprehension questions with the answer key

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

    - a compare and contrast graphic organizer, writing activities

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

    - short-response, writing activities where students will define any word of their choice from the song lyrics using context clues in the text

    - multiple-choice, synonyms questions with the answer key

    - multiple-choice, antonyms questions with the answer key

    - short-response, writing activities where students will produce a synonym and antonym for any word of their choice from the song lyrics

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

    - main idea graphic organizer, writing activities

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

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

    - "personification or not" questions based on the song lyrics

    - multiple-choice, identify the meaning of figurative sentences questions based on examples of personification in the song lyrics

    - 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

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

    - "How many syllables?" activities 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!" activities 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" activities tasks where students will separate words that they have found into their syllabic parts

    - "Syllables on Beast Mode!" challenge activities where students will find a rare 5 syllable word in the song lyrics and write it correctly separated into its syllabic parts.

    *Note: the comprehension questions, timeline, sequential paragraph, and context clues activities in the Hip Hop history #1 bundle are included in the compare and contrast activities product listed above in the product links. Read the activity's description here for more details.

    You can also get the Google Forms, self-grading activities for this resource here!

    *Leave a review if you liked these activities.*

    Click here to follow our store for updates!

    Get your monthly freebies!

    You may also like:

    Hip Hop Themed Reading Passages and Activities Using Rap Songs

    Jazz Themed Reading Passages and Activities Using Rap Songs

    Pop Culture vs. History, Reading Passages and Activities Using Rap Songs

    *Terms of Use:

    Copyright © 2021 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.

    *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
    120+
    Answer Key
    Included
    Teaching Duration
    1 month
    Report this Resource to TpT
    Reported resources will be reviewed by our team. Report this resource to let us know if this resource violates TpT’s content guidelines.

    Standards

    to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
    Use a variety of transitional words and phrases to manage the sequence of events.
    Link ideas within categories of information using words and phrases (e.g., another, for example, also, because).
    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.
    Analyze the structure of texts, including how specific sentences, paragraphs, and larger portions of the text (e.g., a section, chapter, scene, or stanza) relate to each other and the whole.
    Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.

    Reviews

    Questions & Answers

    Teachers Pay Teachers is an online marketplace where teachers buy and sell original educational materials.

    More About Us

    Keep in Touch!

    Sign Up