Rap-based reading with pop-culture!
Imagine this for a fiction and nonfiction reading comprehension activity – your students enter your classroom and instead of boring worksheets, they are welcomed with superhero history rap song!
The beat drops, the lyrics start, and your students are instantly hooked. They’re nodding their heads to the rhythm, tapping their feet, and singing along.
Teach fiction and nonfiction with superhero history!
Use song lyrics as a reading passage!
The rap song for this activity will help your students practice distinguishing between fiction and nonfiction texts using the song lyrics as a reading passage. Your students will have a blast learning about the Black Panther superhero’s real-world history and comparing it with its fictional story in the comic world. These are the perfect reading comprehension activities for developing fiction and nonfiction skills!
A variety of activities!
And if you’re worried about your students struggling to keep up with the lyrics, don’t worry! The song comes with subtitles on YouTube, so your students can follow along easily. Plus, the resource includes:
- the song lyrics for use as a reading passage,
- 12 multiple-choice comprehension questions with the answer key,
- 14 multiple-choice nonfiction vs. fiction questions about the fictional comic story and the real-world story behind the comic with the answer key,
- and 7 multiple-choice context clues questions for defining content vocabulary words in the song with the answer key.
Teacher tested and student approved!
This resource also incorporates multiple standards. Plus, it’s been tried and tested by other teachers who have given it rave reviews. Elizabeth G. says, “My students really enjoyed listening to the song! It was great practice for them and it was an interesting topic. Thanks!” Kristen L. adds, “This was a great resource that incorporated so many standards.”
So what are you waiting for? Get your students grooving and learning with this resource!
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