Saturday, March 14, 2015

Helen Keller - Celebrate Women's History Month

Helen Keller was an extraordinary example of how hard work and determination can lead to great accomplishments. Helen persevered and overcame difficult conditions and went on to become an inspirational leader who helped many people all across the world. 

In this unit, students will learn all about Helen Keller's incredible life story through high interest informational articles and engaging learning activities including:
*Informational Articles about Helen's Life Story and All About Braille
*Make a Mini-File Book—great for interactive notebooks!
*Complete the All About Helen Keller Organizer 
*Three Primary Sources and Constructed Responses Question (CRQ’s)
*Fact and Opinion: Show What You Know!
*Puzzle Facts Activity
*Words are Powerful Writing Activity
*Two Expository Writing Prompts
*Hands-on Activity: Star Biography Poster and Research Report
*Timeline Sequencing Activity
*Venn diagram for students to compare/contrast Helen to themselves
*Vocabulary Posters--great for bulletin boards!

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