Biographies: Hellen Keller
Today we will learn about Helen Keller. Although she was deaf and blind, she overcame the challenges in her life to help others.

Today’s Activities

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Explore

Checkout this BrainPOP about Heller Keller. Why should everyone know about Helen Keller? That is one of the questions on this Biography Mini-Report.

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Math Games

Helen Keller was well known for her perseverance. She stuck with things even when they were hard. Sometimes math games can be hard. This one, Math Limbo, starts out easy, but gets more difficult. Don’t give up!

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Try It

Learn the American Sign Language Alphabet by using this chart or watching this tutorial.
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History

Here is another biography of Hellen Keller. What do you think about Helen’s teacher, Anne Sullivan? Have you had a teacher that has helped you?

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Extend

Fingerspelling is used in American Sign Language to spell out words. Use this ABC chart to spell out your name and get some exercise. Try the names of the people in your family too!

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create

Helen Keller said, “The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched; they must be felt with the heart.” What do you think she meant? Draw a picture to go along with this famous quote.

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