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Black History Month 2016, Maya Angelou

February 18, 2016

Today's quiz involves learning about Maya Angelou, an author and actress and musician. ASK YOUR TEACHER FOR THE USERNAME & PASSWORD.

Watch the Brain Pop video and answer the questions below to enter into the drawing for a prize at the end of the day!


1. What was Maya Angelou's real name?

2. What is her most famous work published in 1969?

3. Her book uses "shifting _____________________."

4. How many more autobiographical novels did she write after her first book?

5. Name her Inauguration Poem that she read for President Bill Clinton.


1) Marguerite Johnson
2) "I know why the caged bird sings"
3) "Shifting Perspective"
4) 5
5) "On the Pulse if Morning"

 Steven B.   Fri, February 19, 2016

1. Marguerite Johnson
2. "I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings"
3. Shifting Perspective
4. Five
5. "On the Pulse of Morning"

 Jayme Fagg   Fri, February 19, 2016

1.Marguerite Ann Johnson.
2.Her most famous work published in 1969 was" I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings".
3.Her book uses shifting perspective.
4.She made 5 more autobiographical books
5.She read "On the Pulse of Morning".

 Omashola Odele   Fri, February 19, 2016

1.Her real name was Marguerite Ann Johnson
2.I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
3.Shifting Perspective
4. 6
5.On the Pulse of Morning

 Lyric Moore   Fri, February 19, 2016