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64 resources with the keyterm maya angelou

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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 lesson with Maya Angelou's I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. In this human rights lesson, 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, 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 for...
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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings: Human Rights in the News

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Learners examine human rights issues using Maya Angelou's I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. In this human rights lesson, students review a copy of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and complete a survey for their school about...
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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students complete QAR activities for Maya Angelou's I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. In this literary analysis lesson, students read chapters 2 and 3 and complete reading check questions. Students discuss chapter highlights and the QAR...
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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings: Chapters 5, 6, 7

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students read chapters from Maya Angelou's I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings and complete literary response activities. In this chapter analysis lesson, students read chapters 5, 6, and 7 and discuss the highlights. Students practice...
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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings: Chapters 14 and 15

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students complete vocabulary activities for Maya Angelou's I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. In this vocabulary lesson, students review chapters 14 and 15 and take turns sharing their 'author and you' questions. Students complete a...
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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students write a literary response essay to Maya Angelou's novel, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. In this literary response lesson, students complete pre-writing activities, discuss the rubric for the essay, and visit the given websites...
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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings: Human Rights at School

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students evaluate the human rights climate for their school. In this human rights instructional activity, students complete activities to identify the human rights climate at their school using the lesson plan on the given link.
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Lesson 2 Introduction Part 2

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders explore I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. In this introductory lesson plan, 9th graders read Maya Angelou's poem "Still I Rise." Students write a journal telling what they believe is the message contained in the poem and...
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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students identify the use of characterization in Maya Angelou's I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. In this characterization lesson, students define characterization and write descriptive paragraphs about Maya Angelou's grandmother....
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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students view examples of Depression era images and relate them to chapters from Maya Angelou's I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. In this Maya Angelou lesson, students discuss chapters 8 and 9 from the text and define setting. Students...
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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students complete activities for the autobiography of Maya Angelou. In this autobiography lesson, students write a journal entry about their life and discuss the morphology of the word autobiography. Students use active reading...
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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
Students complete vocabulary activities for Maya Angelou's I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. Students review a list of vocabulary words from the text and rate the words. Students write each word and a definition. Students discuss the...
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Lesson 11- Chapters 16 and 17

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders explore Maya Angelou's I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. In this reading comprehension lesson, 9th graders reach chapters 16 and 17 and complete reading check questions. Students discuss themes that reflect the historical...
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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students use Maya Angelou's novel, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings to identify themes about adversity in the text. In this adversity, students read chapter 36 of the novel and discuss the examples of adversity in the book. Students...
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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students read and analyze the novel "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings" by Maya Angelou. They discuss the poetry and prose of the book, the importance of role models, complete a worksheet, and write a narrative using figurative language.
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Greetings from Maya Angelou

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate the life and works of Maya Angelou. They complete a Webquest, read poems, listen to a reading by Maya Angelou, answer discussion questions, and write a poem, short story, or essay based on a newspaper article.
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Still I Rise: Maya Angelou

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students read the poem, Still I rise, by Maya Angelou. They examine how language, poetic devices, and format contribute to the poet's message. They identify poetic devices used in the poem.
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Around-The-World Storytellers

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students examine what daily life is like for children living in other countries around the world. They read different books in the "Maya's World" series of books by Maya Angelou, write and illustrate an original story about a child in...
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Phenomenal Lesson for the Phenomenal Woman

For Teachers 7th - 9th
It's true: women are phenomenal. Use current works from Maya Angelou and Des'ree to spend some time celebrating women. This would be a great resource to use while studying the evolution of women's rights. As an extension activity,...
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Four Foot Feat Table Diagram

For Students 6th - 9th
Are you starting a personal narrative unit in your middle school class? Use this activity to help your young writers brainstorm the significant people and events in their lives. The "Four Foot Feat" table diagram prompts them to assign...
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Resilient Poetry

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Students read The Seven Resiliencies, a Maya Angelou poem, and complete writing activities to analyze the concept of resiliency. In this poetry lesson, students group in a circle to read the resiliency handout and discuss the text....
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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings: Chapter 24, 25, 26

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students demonstrate understanding of the plot of chapters 24, 25, 26 of I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. In this I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings lesson, students read and discuss highlights of each chapter. Students practice QAR...