Hellen keller

Introduction

Biographies tell about real people's lives. Very famous people write biographies about themselves but anyone can write a biography about themselves and all they have done in life. You too can write a biography about yourself.

As you read "I Am Helen Keller", look for:

  • events in order from earliest to latest
  • information about why this person is important
  • ways the person has made a difference
Task

Learning Objectives: The student will identify characteristics of good citizenship including  responsibility in daily life, and participation in government by educating oneself about the issues as exemplified by Helen Keller

1.  Power words/ vocabulary: write power words in journal 

  • deal
  • figured
  • communicate
  • motioned
  • approached
  • series
  • selfless
  • potential

2. Answer the following questions in your social studies composition notes:

  1. What happened when Helen Keller was young?
  2. How did Anne Sullivan help Helen Keller?
  3. How did Helen Keller help others?
  4. Draw a picture of the object that reminds us of Helen Keller's life and work?

 

     

     

     

    Process

    In order to identify characteristics of good citizenship including  responsibility in daily life, and participation in government, please follow the instructions :

    1. 

    • Log into your Clever account 
    • click on  BrainPOP Jr. tab
    • then click on Social studies tab
    • then click on Biographies
    • click on Helen Keller 
    • Accommodations for ESL/SPED students- click on the transcript and closed captions tab under the video

     

    • Here is a link to the video
    • 2. Complete the quiz at the end of the video

    • 3. Draw a picture of the object that reminds us of Helen Keller's life and work?

     

    Evaluation
    Task completed all tasks some tasks were completed correctly No asks were completed

    What happened when Helen Keller was young?

         

    How did Anne Sullivan help Helen Keller?

     

         

    How did Helen Keller help others?

     

         

    Draw a picture of the object that reminds us of Helen Keller's life and work?

     

         

    Evaluation of students work on is based on a completed/some completed and not totally completed.

    Conclusion

    You are a super star!

    Now that you have proved that you know about Hellen Keller and how she used her situation to improve herself and help others like her. You can also do this in your daily lives by finding ways to improve a hard situation by making it better for you and others.

    Credits

     

    The following resources were used to create this WebQuest:

     

    Createwebquest.com

    TEKS: §113.14. Social Studies, Grade 3

    http://ritter.tea.state.tx.us/rules/tac/chapter113/ch113a.html

    BrainPOPJr.com 

    Youtube.com https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XX4a2WzKhe8

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