Summer School Reading Lesson Plans and Activities

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5th - 7th, Homeschool
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Description

Disney movies and superheroes + parody rap songs = awesome reading activities. Agree? Then this is just for you!

These activities will keep your students engaged using song lyrics as reading passages while they practice reading skills.

- easily incorporate them into independent activities,

- complete them together as a class lesson,

- plan out your entire summer school curriculum with 45+ days of activities,

- 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!

Students will listen to the songs then use the song lyrics as reading passages to complete the activities detailed 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!

*Note: This bundle contains digital, Google Forms reading activities AND paper-based reading activities.

Summer should be fun. Let's help you keep it that way!

Have a blast with your students using these activities as a summer school thematic unit or simply to give your students a break from the typical reading and language arts activities. These pop-culture themes will engage your students as you teach reading skills using topics that are meaningful to them.

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 Google Forms activities for students.

Listen to the songs with subtitles using the links below. (Click here if you have trouble viewing the videos.)

- Black Panther Comic History, rap song

- Black Panther Superhero, Problem and Solution song

- Disney vs. History, Frozen movie song

- Disney vs. History, Moana Movie Review song

- Disney vs. History, Mulan Movie Review song

- Thor Teaches Character Traits song

- Spiderdude Teaches Story Elements song

- Warrior Women in History vs. Comic Books rap song

Google Forms, self-grading reading activities!

The activities in this bundle include everything listed below. Click the links above for more details.

- the song with subtitles embedded into the Google Forms

- the song lyrics embedded into the Google Forms

- self-grading quiz format for the activities below

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

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

- a compare and contrast text-structure, paragraph writing activity with a word bank of transitional words

- 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

- multiple-choice, synonyms questions with the answer key

- multiple-choice, antonyms questions with the answer key

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

- main idea and supporting details, graphic organizer writing activity (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 activities 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 identify and discuss other works that have been inspired by original stories.

Paper-based activities with the answer keys!

The paper-based activities in this bundle include everything listed below. Click the links above for more details.

- the lyrics for each song for use as a reading passage

- a sequencing graphic organizer activity

- a sequential paragraph, writing activity with a word bank of transitional words

- a timeline graphic organizer activity

- a compare and contrast, graphic organizer activity

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

- a compare and contrast text-structure, paragraph writing activity with a word bank of transitional words

- 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

- multiple-choice, synonyms questions with the answer key

- multiple-choice, antonyms questions with the answer key

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

- main idea and supporting details, graphic organizer writing activity

- 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 activities 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 identify and discuss other works that have been inspired by original stories

- 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 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 rare 5 syllable words in the song lyrics and write them correctly separated into their syllabic parts.

*Note: This bundle includes a bonus, paper-based, Black Panther Comic History, Fiction vs. Nonfiction resource with additional context clues activities.

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

Use the links in the download to copy our Google Forms to your Google Drive. Assign the Google Forms 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.

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Google Forms, Self-Grading Reading Activities Using Rap Songs

Pop Culture vs. History, Reading Passage Activities Using Rap Songs

*Disclaimer: Rap Opera for Kids is not affiliated with the Disney or Marvel brands in any way. Rap Opera for Kids provides educational commentary, parody, and criticism of popular works in order to supplement classroom instruction.

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*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
200+
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Teaching Duration
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