Interpreting Meaning in Maya Angelou’s “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings”

This Interpreting Meaning in Maya Angelou’s “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” lesson plan also includes:

Launch a study of Maya Angelou's "I know Why the Caged Bird Sings" with the Youtube video of Alicia Keys singing her "Caged Bird." Groups then read Angelou's poem and discuss the symbols employed. Although the text of the poem is not included, it is easily accessed online.

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Resource Details

Grade
7th - 9th
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
1 hr
Instructional Strategies
Collaborative Learning
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Technology
Projection
Video
Year
2011