I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

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Looking for resources to support a reading of Maya Angelou's I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings? Check out this packet of materials that may be adapted to any central essential question for focus.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • The materials could be adapted for reading circles, independent readings, or for a unit during Black History Month
Classroom Considerations

  • There is little variation in the plans; however, the materials are of value
Pros

  • The 137-page packet includes background information about Angelou, a reading schedule and unit calendar, 19 lessons, reading comprehension and discussion questions, vocabulary work, writing prompts, quizzes and a unit test, and support materials
  • The value of the resources comes from the materials in the packet
Cons

  • Little variation in the lesson plans