The Miracle Worker
Students examine the senses and their communicative abilities in this story of Annie Sullivan's heroic efforts to teach her pupil, Helen Keller. William Gibson's novel, "The Miracle Worker" forms the focus of this instructional activity.
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Basil Heatter, "The Long Night of the Little Boats"
“It was a miracle.” Basil Heatter’s “The Long Night of the Little Boats,” which details the miraculous rescue of the British army from the shores of Dunkirk in 1940, is featured in a series of exercises that ask class members to read,...
7th - 9th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Miracle Worker Scene Guide: Act One
In this Miracle Worker learning exercise, students complete a scene guide to further their understanding of the important elements in act one. Students summarize the action of the plot and the main characters involved in the action.
9th - 10th English Language Arts
Context Clues: The Miracle Worker, Act One
The class uses context to determine the meaning of 10 vocabulary words selected from The Miracle Worker, Act One. They choose the correct word from a word bank to complete 10 fill-in-the-blank sentences with contemporary context to help.
7th - 12th English Language Arts
Standards Focus: Setting - Miracle Worker
In this Miracle Worker standards focus learning exercise, students address the literary element of setting by completing a note taking and summarizing chart. Students identify the setting of the play from the clues in the text.
10th - 11th English Language Arts
The Miracle Worker Lesson Plan 1 (9th Grade Day 31)
Ninth graders explore The Miracle Worker. In this literature lesson, 9th graders review the elements of drama and discuss the main characters. In groups, students create descriptions of the characters' personalities and find examples in...
9th English Language Arts