Students will learn to make logical inferences based on textual evidence in a passage.
This making inferences reading passage is a nonfiction text with worksheets based on a rap song about the history of Hip Hop music. This activity makes for a great making inferences mini lesson. The inferencing worksheets for this activity challenge students to infer information about Hip Hop and rap music and its founders based on the reading passage. This passage utilizes the Hip Hop history song, exploring how two founding fathers and a mother of Hip Hop contributed to the urban art, and how it developed into a unified sound.
This activity includes:
- the song lyrics
- 6 multiple-choice inferencing questions with the answer key
How to use this activity:
- Explain the concept of inferencing using the instructions on page 1.
- Next, have students listen to the song while following along with the lyrics on pages 3 and 4.
- Guide students through answering question 1 as a class. Review with them as necessary.
- Students will now answer the remaining 5 multiple-choice questions.
- The answer key is located on pages 5 and 6.
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