Maya Angelou Lesson for Kids: Facts & Biography


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Maya Angelou worked closely with whom during the Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s?

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1. Although she did quite a few things in her life, Maya Angelou was best known and is most remembered as a what?

2. Maya Angelou's most popular autobiographical series is called ______.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Maya Angelou was famous for many reasons. The quiz will ask you about Angelou's accomplishments, work, life and popularity.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz asks you to:

  • Know who Maya Angelou worked with during the Civil Rights Movement
  • Understand what she is best known for
  • Remember her most popular autobiographical series
  • Define what an autobiography is
  • Identify what she got at age 14 that let her study dance and drama

Skills Practiced

You'll practice the following skills:

  • Information recall - remember Maya Angelou's most popular series of autobiographical books
  • Knowledge application - use what you know about Maya Angelou to name who she worked with during the Civil Rights Movement
  • Defining key concepts - define what an autobiography is

Additional Learning

The lesson called Maya Angelou Lesson for Kids: Facts & Biography will give you more information. The lesson helps students:

  • Learn when Maya Angelou was born
  • Name her famous works and accomplishments
  • Understand the difficulties of her early life