Educational Rap Songs

Rap music + class content = awesome! Agree? Then click here to listen to our educational rap songs on YouTube for free! And if you enjoyed the songs, you can also check out the class activities for each song in the video’s description or simply click here to visit our TpT store. Our activities integrate the song lyrics into activities to keep students engaged! With Rap Opera for Kids, when the music stops, the learning doesn’t!

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Below are some of our most popular educational rap songs!

“Out on the streets makin’ beats!”

By far the most popular song and reading resource by us! This rap song about the history of Hip Hop and rap music is highly engaging while still meeting rigorous standards. Use this song and its activities to teach main idea, compare and contrast, making inferences, and several other reading skills. Check out more activities here!

“Compare the stories – let’s see what we find!”

Disney Movie + parody song = awesome reading activities! That’s the formula for this resource that explores the original, Islander folktales that inspired the Moana movie. Use this song and its activities to teach context clues, compare and contrast, root words and affixes, and other reading skills. Check out more activities here!

“Carry us, Harriet – lead us all the way through.”
“First Black superhero in the mix!”
“Used her suffering, made it an inspiration!”
“Born into slavery, but she figured her way out.”
“A woman winning on the battlefield!”
“If slavery is Lex, put the ‘S’ on my chest!”