Summer School Reading Curriculum Thematic Unit

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5th - 7th, Homeschool
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Description

Hip Hop and rap + history = awesome summer school reading activities. Agree? Then this is just for you!

Based on Hip Hop and rap music, history songs, these activities will keep your students engaged using song lyrics as reading passages while they practice a variety of reading skills.

- easily incorporate them into independent activities,

- complete them together as a class lesson,

- plan out your entire summer school curriculum,

- give your students a fun break from the standard reading passages,

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

*Click here to get the paper-based version of these activities!

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

These activities are:

- no prep,

- super simple and easy to use,

- self-grading to save you time,

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

Listen to the songs for these activities 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 Hip Hop and Rap history song

Accommodate your students using audio!

Do you teach EL/ESL or SPED students/SWDs? Have them use the songs as read-alouds with subtitles. Students can also slow down the songs to make listening and comprehension easier. Instructions are embedded into the activities for students.

A variety of self-grading, reading activities!

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

- the song with subtitles embedded into the Google Form

- the song lyrics embedded into the Google Form

- self-grading quiz format with the answer key

- a compare and contrast graphic organizer, writing activity (linked in the Google Form)

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

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

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

- multiple-choice, synonyms and antonyms questions with the answer key

- a short-response, writing activity 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

- a main idea and supporting details, graphic organizer writing activity with 3 sections (linked in the Google Form)

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

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

- "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 that challenge students to discuss each reading passage

- extension "Beast Mode!" activities where students are challenged to:

  • create a dance for the song lyrics
  • illustrate the lyrics through art
  • or dramatize the song by acting out the lyrics.
  • *This section is also included on the graphic organizers.

- "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 short-response, writing activity where students will provide their own figurative sentence and then write a literal sentence that explains it

- brief explanations of what character traits are

- a character traits graphic organizer, writing activity (linked in the Google Form)

- a word bank of adjectives to help students describe the characters in the songs

- 7 multiple-choice, character traits questions based on the song lyrics

- brief explanations about what root words, prefixes, and suffixes are

- multiple-choice, identifying root words questions with the answer key

- multiple-choice, identifying prefixes questions with the answer key

- multiple-choice, identifying suffixes questions with the answer key.

How to Use This in Google Classroom: Click here for a quick tutorial!

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.

Get this bundle now and keep your students engaged! Rap Opera for Kids - when the music stops, the learning doesn't.

*Leave a review if you enjoyed these activities.*

*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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98 pages
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Teaching Duration
3 Weeks
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