Sports & Hip-Hop Interesting Non-Fiction Reading

Grade Levels
4th - 11th, Homeschool
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72 pages
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Description

Fun Reading Activities using athlete and rapper nonfiction reading passages (Printable & Digital). Can't get your students interested in reading? Enjoy 32 biographies of basketball, football and hip-hop/rap stars. Printable PDF and editable Google Doc. Perfect for distance learning or Google Classroom activities!

Includes 16 common core reading response questions that cover EVERY anchor standard for reading literature and informational texts!

32 Nonfiction Articles:

1. Cam Newton

2. Derrick Rose

3. J.Cole

4. Future

5. Damian Lilliard

6. Austin Rivers

7. Anthony Davis

8. DeSean Jackson

9. Lebron James

10. Steph Curry

11. Blake Griffin

12. Chris Paul

13. Carmelo Anthony

14. Kristap Porzingis

15. Fetty Wap

16. Drake

17. Flo Rida

18. Wiz Kalifa

19. 2 Chainz

20. Nicki Minaj

21. DeJ Loaf

22. Notorious B.I.G.

23. Tupac

24. Kendrick Lamar

25. Russell Wilson

26. Adrian Peterson

27. Ray Rice

28. Andre Johnson

29. Dez Bryant

30. Marshawn Lynch

31. Kevin Durrant

32. Todd Gurley

Student Response Handouts (3 formats):

  • Informational Text Skills (6 questions with lined space to write)
  • Literature Text Skills (6 questions with lined space to write)
  • Informational & Literature Skills (16 questions - to be completed on lined paper)

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Why wait? Enjoy no prep, fun reading activities using athlete and rapper nonfiction reading passages (Printable & Digital).

Total Pages
72 pages
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
Lifelong tool
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Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.
Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.
Analyze how and why individuals, events, and ideas develop and interact over the course of a text.
Interpret words and phrases as they are used in a text, including determining technical, connotative, and figurative meanings, and analyze how specific word choices shape meaning or tone.
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.

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