One Page Magic is a visual note-taking activity to use with both literary and informational texts.
For this tutorial we are using the poem “Phenomenal Woman” by Maya Angelou.
You will use the text of your choice as well as your own layout, handwriting and drawing styles.
First, write the title of the poem and the author’s full name.
Then, quote a line from the poem and explain what you believe it means.
Draw 5 images from the poem and caption the imagery that inspired each.
Create a border using a key phrase.
Select the main idea of the poem and relate it to your own life.
Define two important words from the poem by writing them out.
Quote a line/phrase and make a personal connection to it.
Explain why a friend or family member might want to read this poem.
Write a short poem inspired by the poem.
Add color to all images!
Quick tip: Add sticky notes for grading and clarity!