This product includes the following:
1. Written lesson plan (includes: warm-up, transition, activity using "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings", and closing)
2. Copy of "I know Why the Caged Bird Sings" by Maya Angelou
3. TP-CASTT Chart
Following the previous lesson on word choice in the poetry unit, this lesson asks students to analyze the poem "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings" using a TP-CASTT chart and then to work with a partner to create a parody version of the poem.
This lesson is the ninth in a 10 lesson unit, which serves as an introduction to poetry and a thematic introduction to the novel "To Kill a Mockingbird." The other lessons in this unit can be bought separately or you can purchase the entire unit as a whole from The Booklover and The Teacher store.