Black History Month, Kindergarten, Elementary School (K-5), Grade Levels, Lesson Plans, Grade 1, Type, Reading & Writing, Grade 2, Subject

Maya Angelou

Summary:

In this read-aloud of a picture book version of Maya Angelou’s “Life Doesn’t Frighten Me”, students will learn about and discuss fear, what it means to be brave, and how to cope when feeling scared. Students will learn about Maya Angelou and selective mutism, which is an anxiety disorder that Maya Angelou experienced for 5 years during adolescence.

Exercise:

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