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Helen Keller Language Arts Lesson Plan
The story of Helen Keller is compelling because it shows readers that a person can overcome almost any obstacle. A picture book describing Helen's life is used to address several language standards, such as using key details, identifying main idea, and using illustrations to describe setting events.
1st Language Arts 7 Views 6 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Zoom-In: Famous Women in US History- Pocahontas, Betsy Ross, Helen Keller, Susan B. Anthony and Rosa Parks
Third graders consider famous women in history. In this notable women instructional activity, students watch a slide show about Pocahontas, Betsy Ross, Helen Keller, Susan B. Anthony, and Rosa Parks. Students will complete a worksheet and discuss how these women have been important figures in American history.
3rd Social Studies & History 5 Views 14 Downloads
A Girl Named Helen Keller
Students explore human behavior by reading a biography about Helen Keller. For this learning disabilities lesson, students read the book A Girl Named Helen Keller and identify the diseases she was stricken with and the determination it took to achieve success.
1st - 3rd Language Arts 17 Views 71 Downloads
Form an Opinion Based on Facts
Explore fact and opinion through higher level thinking and literacy. Kids listen to the beginning of A Picture Book of Helen Keller by David A. Adler and identify facts in the text. They follow along as the teacher models how to form an opinion based on textual facts.
1st Language Arts 11 Views 134 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Special Traits: Alabama quarter reverse
Who knew a state quarter could say so much? Alabama's quarter is embossed with an image of Helen Keller, pupils will use this image to think about what the phrase "Spirit of courage" means. They will use a graphic organizer to differentiate physical and character traits, read about Helen Keller, and make a Helen Keller mobile.
2nd - 3rd Social Studies & History 5 Views 12 Downloads
Disability in the Media Lesson Plan: Braille
Students determine the workings of the Braille alphabet and how people with visual impairments learn how to use it. In this Braille lesson, students study the associated vocabulary, read about Helen Keller, and complete associated worksheets about Braille.
3rd - 5th Health 18 Views 50 Downloads
Talk to Me
Young scholars investigate communication techniques using variations in the tone of the voice, facial expressions, and gestures. The image of Helen Keller which appears on the reverse side of the Alabama quarter forms the basis of the lesson's main focus.
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History 4 Views 14 Downloads
Helen Keller- Book Marks
Learners learn about the life of Helen Keller. In this cultural and disability awareness lesson plan, students read a biography about Helen Keller and discuss the differences in her life and theirs. Learners discuss which sense they would want to give up and write how living without sight or hearing would change their lives.
3rd - 4th Language Arts 4 Views 31 Downloads
Introduce Vocabulary: A Picture Book of Helen Keller (Adler)
The story of Helen Keller is a fascinating one for young scholars; use it to practice reading comprehension and new vocabulary as learners listen to you read David Adler's picture book (hint: this strategy can be applied to any book). Pre-teach new words you will focus on: lectured, handicaps, constant, and compassion.
K - 3rd Language Arts 3 Views 46 Downloads
Writing a Biography - Helen Keller
Students write a biography of Helen Keller. This lesson takes more than one class period. They may have to do the research during a class period, and then them write their paper at home or during class the following day.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 4 Views 17 Downloads
Worksheet 12: Reading -- Helen Keller: An Amazing Woman
Using this worksheet, students review information about Helen Keller, and practice identifying vocabulary about this famous woman. This fill-in-the-blank worksheet could be used an a reading comprehension page, vocabulary review, or ESL review for adults.
2nd - Higher Ed Language Arts 6 Views 138 Downloads