Day 2

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Live! From St. Louis

    Kind of Activity:

    Technology

    Objective:

    Students will be able to summarize events from the book and narrate them in their own radio show segments. Students will also be able to create their own events that tie in with the other actual events in the St. Louis section of I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings.

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.W.3, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.W.4, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.SL.1, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.SL.5, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.SL.6

    Structure:

    As Maya describes in Chapter 11, St. Louis is a bustling, vibrant city. Many important events from Maya’s life happen while she and Bailey live in St....

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