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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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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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Teacher's Guide: I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelous

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Maya Angelou's I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings is controversial. Like many other Angelou books, it is frequently challenged or banned from schools. In fact, Angelou is one of the most frequently banned authors in the United States. An...
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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 - Essay Questions

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this literature activity, learners 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 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 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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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 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 Use of Language in "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings"

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Readers of I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings are asked to craft an essay in which they compare how Maya Angelou uses figurative language to depict herself and Mrs. Flowers. 
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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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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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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: Human Rights

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students use Maya Angelou's I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings as analysis on human rights. In 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

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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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings: Preface and Chapter 1

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students 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 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. For 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

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: 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 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: 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

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students examine the use of hyperbole in Maya Angelou's I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. In this literary analysis lesson, students read and discuss chapter 31 from the story. Students write the definition for hyperbole and locate...
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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. For this Maya Angelou lesson, students read chapters 34 and 35 in the novel and define imager. Students work in pairs to locate two...