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.
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.
Have students draw or paint a scene from the novel.
Have students write a letter from the perspective of Maya. They can focus on one particular event or write broadly from an older perspective.
Have students write song lyrics that relate to Maya's life, for example, write a song about civil rights.
Have students write a poem about a character or scene from the book...
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