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43 resources with the concept i know why the caged bird sings

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The Poetry of Maya Angelou

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Maya Angelou's work reflects her passion for life, civil rights, and justice for all. A collection of 12 primary sources provide scholars with insight into this amazing woman. The set includes photographs, articles, recordings of...
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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings Instructional Unit Plan

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
Maya Angelou's first autobiography,  I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, demonstrates both the author's exemplary writing and the themes of gender and racial injustice that perpetuate beyond the limits of the 20th century. Use a thorough...
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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
A revolutionary work of literature requires a revolutionary assessment project. A series of activities on Maya Angelou's I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings includes discussion questions, a plot synopsis, and a selection of both short and...
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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Maya Angelou's first autobiography I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings is the anchor text in a unit that asks readers to examine how personal relationships and the environment impact a writer's point of view. Class members complete a variety...
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Teacher Guide for Faster Passage: "Sympathy" and "Caged Bird" Poetry

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Prepare class members for formative assessments of student thinking in reading (FAST-R) with a resource that compares Paul Laurence Dunbar's "Sympathy" and Maya Angelou's "Caged Bird." Readers respond to 10 multiple choice questions and...
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Sixth Grade Poetry

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Study some of the most prominent poets and works of poetry in history with a language arts poetry unit. From Virgil to Shakespeare to Dickinson to Angelou, the resources present biographies and examples of poetic elements to the sixth...
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"Champion of the World"

For Students 10th - 12th
“Champion of the World,” a chapter from Maya Angelou’s I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, is the subject of a study guide that asks readers to consider the author’s purpose, the function of the chapter in the entire narrative, and...
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Reading Study Guide: I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

For Students 8th - 11th
Meant for use with Maya Angelou's first autobiographical volume I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, the materials here are designed for a homeschool setting, but they'd suit any classroom or text. Graphic organizers, chapter summary guides,...
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The Effects of Slavery

For Teachers 7th - 12th
The emotional and spiritual oppression of slavery in the African-American experience is the focus of this activity. Middle schoolers analyze various texts by Frederick Douglass and Maya Angelou related to freedom and oppression. They use...
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I know Why the Caged Bird Sings Quiz

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 12 multiple choice questions about Angelou's I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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I know Why the Caged Bird Sings - Essay Questions

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this literature worksheet, students respond to 15 short answer and essay questions about Angelou's I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. Students may also link to an online interactive quiz on the novel at the bottom of the page.
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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings Study Questions & Essay Topics

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive literature worksheet, students respond to 10 short answer and essay questions about Maya Angelou's I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. Students may check some of their answers online.
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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about Maya Angelou's I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Dou

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders explore the concept that education is related to freedom. In this human rights instructional activity, 9th graders read The Narrative of Frederick Douglass. Students dialogue about their readings and education as it relates...
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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou: Fun Trivia Quiz

For Students 8th - 12th
This Fun Trivia interactive, online quiz may be engaging for readers who want to self-assess their basic understanding of Angelou's I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings; however, I do not recommend it as a class assignment given the lack of...
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The Tiger Rising: Lesson 12 of 17

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students use a graphic organizer and a Venn Diagram in order to compare William Blake's, Tiger, Tiger Burning Bright to Maya Angelou's, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. In this comparative analysis lesson, students compare and contrast...
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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students read and complete literary analysis activities for Maya Angelou's I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. In this literary analysis lesson, students complete reading check questions, vocabulary sentences, and chapter reviews for...
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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings: Human Rights

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Learners use Maya Angelou's I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings as analysis on human rights. For this human rights lesson, students develop an awareness of human rights issues and explore the Universal Declaration of Human Rights using the...
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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings: Preface and Chapter 1

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Learners complete chapter analysis activities for Maya Angelou's I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings.In this chapter analysis lesson, students read the preface and chapter 1 and complete vocabulary activities, journal activities, and use the...
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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings: Chapters 20, 21, 22, 23

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students complete chapter analysis activities for the Maya Angelou's I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. In this novel analysis lesson, students read and discuss chapters 20, 21, and 22 from the novel. Students then read and listen to the...
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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings: Giving Human Rights a Face

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Young scholars produce a creative expression of an article of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. In this human rights lesson, students use the website for the UDHR to complete activities about human rights.
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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings: Chapters 34, 35

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students analyze Maya Angelou's I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings in part of an analysis of imagery. In this Maya Angelou lesson, students read chapters 34 and 35 in the novel and define imager. Students work in pairs to locate two...
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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings: Taking Action

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Learners create a human rights project based on their activity with Maya Angelou's I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. In this human rights activity, students participate in a humanitarian gesture as volunteers by creating a human rights...
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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings: Human Rights

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
Students define the universal rights of human beings. In this human rights lesson plan, students visit the website about the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and read all parts of the document. Students discuss why there is a need...