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Read Chapters 2, 3, and 4 (pgs. 10-26) of I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings.

After reading the assigned pages, answer the following questions:

From Chapter 2
Who is Uncle Willie, and what is wrong with him? How did it happen? How is his life affected?

From Chapter 3
The used-to-be sheriff gave a warning for Uncle Willie to “lay low tonight.”  For what reason?  What did the family do to protect Uncle Willie?

From Chapter 4
How did Maya Angelou describe the segregation in Stamps?

Be prepared to present your answers and the Enrichment Activity (shown below) on Thursday, January 14th.

Enrichment Activity
Blue Scholar, define the following words: impudent, detest, ominous, insolent

Green Scholar, define the following words: admonish, vex, vocation, apprehensive