7 fascinating facts you probably didn't know about Helen Keller. The story of the little girl who was deafblind and learned to communicate when her teacher spelled “water” into her hand was made famous by the movie “The Miracle Worker.” Keller grew up to become a household name as an author, political activist and advocate for the rights of people with disabilities. But as famous as she was, there’s a lot you probably don’t know about Helen Keller. #Infographic
Gifted Communicator: Helen learned to communicate in many different ways, including finger-spelling, lip-reading, reading Braille and raised type, and using a typewriter. But did you know that she also learned to speak? Watch this incredible video of Helen's devoted teacher, Anne Sullivan, demonstrating how she taught Helen speech.
FSA & CCSS Aligned Helen Keller Reading Language/Editing Practice
Great reading test prep! This pack features an article with a biography all about Helen Keller, comprehension questions, graphic organizers and language editing practice. Prepare your students for FSA!
If We Were Helen & Anne - Teaching Kids About Helen Keller and Anne Thompson Activity from Cute in the Classroom on TeachersNotebook.com - (6 pages) - Teaching students about Helen Keller- What was it like for Helen and her teacher to learn and communicate? This fun activity will help students understand and empathize.
Blindfold art! We read Helen's Big World about Helen Keller and then blindfolded the kids and gave them materials to make art with. We just put glue on the paper plate for them, they did the rest. They LOVED it.