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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings Activities & Classroom Projects

This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 132 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
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Fun Activities

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.

1. Journalist

You are a writer with People magazine. Write up an interview with Maya Angelou as a child.

2. Journalist

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

Have students...

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