Are you looking for engaging, winter holiday reading comprehension activities? You've found them!
These activities are based on our holiday history rap song. Keep your students' attention using song lyrics as reading activities while they practice a variety of skills. Easily incorporate them into independent activities or complete them together as a class lesson. The song for these activities explains the origins and traditions of the four winter holidays, Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, and New Year's Day. Keep your students hooked this holiday season using rap music to teach holiday history while incorporating reading skills!
*Note: This bundle contains digital, Google Forms reading activities for use in Google Classroom. If you would like the paper-based activities, click here.
Teach reading skills to your students in a way that they will enjoy!
Kids love music and will certainly enjoy learning about the histories of popular winter holidays using this rap song. Students will listen to the song while reading the lyrics then compare and contrast the winter holidays. Other reading activities in this bundle include multiple-choice, context clues questions about content vocabulary. More activities are listed below.
A variety of reading activities with the answer keys!
This bundle includes everything listed below. Click the links above for more details.
- the for copying the activity to your Google Classroom account
- the embedded into the Google Form
- the into the Google Form
- format with the answer key
- 7 multiple choice, questions
- a short-response activity where students define a word of their choice from the song using context clues
- 6 multiple-choice, questions
- 6 multiple-choice, questions
- a where students will provide a for a word that they choose from the song lyrics
- brief explanations about what root words, prefixes, and suffixes are
- 10 multiple-choice, questions
- a activity with a graphic organizer *This may be printed for student use.
How to Use This in Google Classroom:
Use the link in the download to copy our Google Form to your Google Drive. Assign the Google Form to your students by sharing a link, sending an email, or using Google Classroom.
*Google Forms are paperless and self-grading. Grades and data are collected automatically once students complete the quiz. You can view individual student responses or see how students did as a class, letting you know how many questions were answered correctly or incorrectly.
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*Note: If you have already purchased the paper-based version of these activities and would also like the Google Forms version, simply email us your order number at RapOperaforKids@gmail.com, and we will email you an access link for these Google Form activities.
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