Hip Hop Comprehension unit. Clean rap songs for the classroom with comprehension activities. This Resource contains 40 sets of comprehension and language analysis questions, on 40 curse-free rap songs. Answers are also included. Artists include
Eminem is a master lyricist. Use Eminem 8 Mile Road to teach inference in an engaging way. Contains a series of questions requiring inference from Eminem lyrics, as well as a vocabulary crossword, and poetic technique match up.
In this song, form the soundtrack to the movie 'Freedom Writers', Common references Martin Luther King's Speech to describe the dreams of a young man growing up in a tough environment. The resource contains: 12 questions analysing the language in
A (very) detailed plot rap video for Shakespeare's Macbeth.Covers the plot of Macbeth and includes key quotations.If you want a resource that combines Shakespeare and rap/hiphop then this I certainly worth a preview. Lyrics included as a Word
Help your students learn the subordinate conjunctions with this engaging funky call and response rap.Each conjunction is paired with another to help reinforce the memory.17 Conjunctions are covered,Also available on youtube for student access
Glorious by Macklemore is a powerful, positive song.In this lesson, pupils explore the language choices in the song and how they relate to key emotions and themes.Pupils go on to interpret key quotations from the song and make inferences about what
Pupils learn three clear ways to use a semi-colon in this resource that is ready to use.
Pupils learn how to use a semi-colon to replace 'because', 'so' and to introduce a contrasting clause.
This has always worked well in embedding rules for using
Nothing Gold Can Stay by Robert Frost, performed as a rap. Useful as a different way to engage pupils with this poem. There is a link for pupil access attached https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jpyKPD6cuiM&t=3s
This is a bundle of resources which allow you to build and consolidate comprehension and analysis skills through exploring popular rap songs, including Eminem, Common and Macklemore.Skills taught with these rap songs range from comprehension, to
O Captain! My Captain! by Walt Whitman Performed as a Rap to a backing beat.
Background video features the sea and Abraham Lincoln.
Engage your class and make this poem memorable.
Poems performed as raps and plot raps added frequently to store.
This song/rap teaches that tricky punctuation, the semi-colon.
Verse one teaches how the semi-colon can be used between two contrasting sentences, giving examples.
'Use the semi colon like a teeter totter' the chorus urges.
Verse two teaches how
Teach and reinforce the 'i before e except after c spelling rule with this funky song.
Contains the following words:
believe, achieve, retrieve, thieve
mischief, shriek, chief, brief
mountie, genie, calories, movies, auntie, budgie
'Ending your sentences with a comma
That's not nice
That's a comma splice'
Tired of your pupils using a comma splice?
Try this engaging rap song about the dangers of using a comma splice.
Two verses and three choruses.
A word document is attached
A great way to develop your student's analytical skills in a contemporary way.
Activity one explore similes about love taken from 19 classic and contemporary songs including Alicia Keys, 50 cent and Beyonce. Activity two sees these similes grouped
Robert Frost: Ghost House
Engage and inspire your students with the rap version of this creepy poem and a series of activities.
Contains the following:
The poem Ghost house by Robert Frost
Rap version of Ghost house by Robert Frost.
A series of
English Language Arts, Reading Strategies, Close Reading