Day 4

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Caps Off to You

    Kind of Activity:

    Artistic Response

    Objective:

    Students will be able to artistically represent the book thus far.

    Structure:

    Graduation is an important time in Stamps. Maya, her schoolmates, and their parents frantically prepare clothes, decorations, and a program for the special day. However, they seem to have left an important accessory out of their preparations—graduation caps!

    Working individually, students must design and create a graduation cap that represents the book so far. Students can elect to depict a specific theme of the book, one or more of the main characters, a particular event, etc. Students should be encouraged to take intangible elements...

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