"I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings" by Maya Angelou Quiz & Key
This Common Core aligned quiz measures reading comprehension of "I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings" by Maya Angelou. It features 10 multiple choice questions, and an answer key is included. Questions on this quiz pertain to the following:

♦ Maya's journey from California to Arkansas
♦ Traveling with her brother
♦ The purpose for Maya and her brother's trip
♦ The grandmother's role
♦ Details concerning the store, including ownership
♦ Why black people gathered at the store
♦ Characteristics of black cotton pickers
♦ Maya's perception of a stereotype
♦ Townspeople's curiosity about life elsewhere


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Created: Aug 4, 2016

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