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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
Students identify the use of characterization in Maya Angelou's I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. In this characterization instructional activity, students define characterization and write descriptive paragraphs about Maya Angelou's...
8th - 10th English Language Arts
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
Learners 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.
10th - 12th English Language Arts
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings: Preface and Chapter 1
Young scholars 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...
9th - 11th English Language Arts
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings: Human Rights
Students use Maya Angelou's I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings as analysis on human rights. In this human rights activity, students develop an awareness of human rights issues and explore the Universal Declaration of Human Rights using the...
11th - Higher Ed English Language Arts
The Tiger Rising: Lesson 12 of 17
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. For this comparative analysis lesson, students compare and contrast...
6th - 8th English Language Arts
The Arkansas Poetry Collection
Introduce your class to poetry from Arkansas. This lesson connects geography, history, and literature. Learners examine various works of poetry by Arkansan poets, noticing the influences of location and feeling on the poetry. Teachers...
7th - 12th English Language Arts
The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Dou
Ninth graders explore the concept that education is related to freedom. In this human rights lesson, 9th graders read The Narrative of Frederick Douglass. Students dialogue about their readings and education as it relates to human...
9th English Language Arts
Who Takes Care of the Maya Forest Corridor?
First graders explore the work of conservationists and how they make sure animals and people are safe in their habitats. They identify the rules, laws, jobs, and people who help them feel safe and keep them healthy. Students explore who...
1st English Language Arts
Focus On: Censorship & Banned Books
Billy Collins' "Rain" introduces the Random House 104-page magazine for educators that focuses on censorship and banned books. The resource is packed with teaching guides, articles by noted authors, and links to organizations against...
6th - 12th English Language Arts
The Marvels of Meso-America: Aztec, Inca, and Maya
A study of the Aztec, Inca, and Mayan cultures is par-for-the-course for most fifth grade classrooms. This set of lesson plans is worth looking into if you are a fifth grade teacher! In them, learners focus on the geography and culture...
5th Social Studies & History
Ancient Maya: Knowledge Through Art
Students explore the Mayan culture, and our knowledge of it through art, architecture, and the heritage of modern Mayan people. In this art and culture lesson, students develop an understanding of Mayan daily life through a study of...
10th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Mayan, Incan, and Aztec civilizations within Latin America
With a Classroom Performance System, 6th graders use their remote controls to answer a series of questions about Latin American civilizations. They research and fill out a worksheet on one of the three major ancient civilizations: Maya,...
6th Technology & Engineering
Mystery of the Maya, part 3/4
How have linguists and archaeologists been able to decode the Mayan written language? We find that the Mayan numeric system was the first clue into Mayan language. Part three in this four-part series also touches upon Mayan astronomy and...
10 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History