Superhero Reading Activities Black Panther Comic History

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4th - 6th, Homeschool
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    Are you and your students fans of the Black Panther superhero? Then these activities are perfect for your class!

    Based on our Black Panther comic history, rap song, these activities will keep your students' attention using song lyrics as a reading passage while they practice a variety of reading skills. Easily incorporate them into independent activities or complete them together as a class lesson. The song lyrics for these activities are used as a reading passage which explores several events about the comic such as why it was created, the confusion between it and the Black Panther Party, and how it connects to African history.

    Listen to the song with subtitles on YouTube! (Click here if you have trouble viewing the videos.)

    This bundle includes:

    - the song lyrics for use as a reading passage

    - 12 multiple-choice, comprehension questions with the answer key

    - a sequencing graphic organizer activity

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

    - a timeline graphic organizer activity

    - 14 multiple-choice, nonfiction vs. fiction questions about the fictional comic story and the real-world story behind the comic with the answer key

    - 7 multiple-choice, context clues questions for defining content-vocabulary words in the song with the answer key

    • *Also included in the individual nonfiction vs. fiction activity listed above.

    - a brief lesson on syllables and tips on how to count them in words

    - 12 "How many syllables?" activity questions where students will listen to and read the song lyrics to determine how many syllables are in specific words from the song

    - 12 "Syllable hunt!" activity questions 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

    - 12 "Divide the syllables" activity tasks where students will separate words that they have found into their syllabic parts

    - a "Syllables on Beast Mode!" challenge activity where students will find a rare 5 syllable word in the song lyrics and write it correctly separated into its syllabic parts.

    *Note: The Superhero Fiction vs. Nonfiction Activity in this bundle includes the context clues activity listed above.

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    Total Pages
    36 pages
    Answer Key
    Teaching Duration
    2 days
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