Helen Keller Lesson Plans Elementary Middle School

Helen Keller Activities and Printables

These Helen Keller activities and lesson plans focus on the senses. First watch this Brainpop video about Helen Keller or watch Disney's The Miracle Worker below. Then, do the fun activities to learn about Helen Keller's life. Keep scrolling to win a book about Helen Keller's life. Enjoy!

Helen Keller Lesson Plans Elementary Middle School
Helen Keller Lesson Plans Elementary Middle School.

Teachers: Here's a Helen Keller Lesson Plan for Elementary.

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If you have a Brainpop password, you can also watch these videos on Hearing and Vision.

The Helen Keller Website is full of biographical information and interesting facts about Helen Keller.

Use this Braille Alphabet Printable as a guide to spell your name or the name of a famous person with candy dots. Glue the dots to a piece of paper in the braille patterns and have your partner "read" them with only their sense of touch.

I am Helen Keller by Brad Meltzer: Companion book for Helen Keller lesson.

Need a Helen Keller biography? This book from, The Ordianry People Can Change the World, series is the perfect companion book for kids of all ages. Keep scrolling to win your own copy.

We can all be heroes. That’s the inspiring message of the biography series from historian and author Brad Meltzer. This book tells the story from the point of view of a child Helen Keller.

When Helen Keller was very young, she got a rare disease that made her deaf and blind. Suddenly, she couldn't see or hear at all, and it was hard for her to communicate with anyone. But when she was six years old, she met someone who change her life forever: her teacher, Annie Sullivan. With Miss Sullivan's help, Helen learned how to speak sign language and read Braille. Armed with the ability to express herself, Helen grew up to be come a social activist, leading the fight for people with disabilities and so many other causes.

After reading the story and watching the videos print out this Helen Keller Worksheet Printable from Scholastics and complete the anwsers.

Fun Activity: Use Your Senses the Alabama Quarter from the U.S. Mint. Guess who is on the back of the Alabama quarter.

Click the link below for a printable worksheet for a What's in the Bag activity about the senses. You will need headphones or ear plugs, a blindfold, and a paper bag full of various items.

Working with a partner, find small items to fill up the bag. Each person fills a bag keeping the contents secret from their partner.

Then, take turns with the headphones and blindfold to see what's in the bag with only the sense of touch and the sense of smell.

Free Printable PDF Quarter Senses Activity: What's in the Bag?

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