A Whole New View
Kind of Activity:
Students will consider other characters’ perspectives on Daddy Bailey and Mother’s decision to send Maya and Bailey to Stamps.
Common Core Standards:
The first few chapters of I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings is principally concerned with Maya and Bailey’s arrival in Stamps and their lives there. Because the book is solely from Maya’s point-of-view, we get only her perspective on the events of the book. The purpose of this activity is to allow students to speculate about what the other main characters of I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings think about...
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