The 20 enjoyable, interactive classroom activities that are included will help your students understand the text in amusing ways. Fun Classroom Activities include group projects, games, critical thinking activities, brainstorming sessions, writing poems, drawing or sketching, and more that will allow your students to interact with each other, be creative, and ultimately grasp key concepts from the text by "doing" rather than simply studying.
You are a writer with People magazine. Write up an interview with Maya Angelou as a child.
You are a writer with People magazine. Write up an interview with Maya Angelou as an adult.
3. Character match
Assign each student a character from the novel. Have the students act and speak as if they were the character and have other students try to guess who the character is.
4. Scene Art
Have students draw or paint a scene from the novel.
5. Maya's Letter
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