Still I Rise by Maya Angelou
Dr. Maya Angelou was an author, actress, singer, and most notably a poet. Known for her command of language, the poem “Still I Rise” is one of her most acclaimed works that speaks to overcoming oppression. This resource contains an in-depth analysis of the poem for teachers and aligned graphic organizers and text dependent questions for students. This is a NO PREP resource for teachers.

Teacher Resources:
- Detailed Lesson Plan
- Text Analysis (3 pages)
- Teacher Response Guide

The Texts:
- Dr. Angelou biography
- “Still I Rise” student copy with wide margins for literal and analytical annotations

Graphic Organizers:
- Finding the Theme
- Vocabulary
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  • Still-I-Rise.pdf

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Created: Aug 9, 2015

Updated: Feb 22, 2018

Lesson Plan

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