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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou

Grade Level Grades 6-12
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A lesson based around the poem by Maya Angelou. Students cite evidence after working in pairs to find quotations based around some key themes in the poem. Some extension activities listed for gifted and talented or a quick student. Aligned with Common Core State Standards: RL.9-10.1, RL.8.2 , RL.9-10.2

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Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to the characters, setting, and plot; provide an objective summary of the text.
Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze in detail its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details; provide an objective summary of the text.

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3.8
6 Reviews
very great ,love it ...excellent job!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
This is a great resource! Thanks!!!!
agterry810
April 14, 2014
Great resource. Really like the "could do" part of the objective.
rebwade
December 14, 2013
Useful in teaching citing evidence with text.
vvoundy
May 02, 2013
Useful for teaching mood and theme.
rmarinelli
April 19, 2013

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