"Blackbird" by Paul McCartney- youtube clip linked in Answer Key
"Strange Fruit" by Billie Holiday- youtube clip linked in Answer Key
"Caged Bird" by Maya Angelous- youtube clip linked in Answer Key
I use these poems as bell ringers the week before we begin The Watson's go to Birmingham. Questions for each poem/song lyrics are included, as well as an answer key.
This could be a whole day activity, too!