Helen Keller


Our Helen Keller lesson plan teaches students about the life and accomplishments of Helen Keller. Students learn about Keller’s early life and her lasting impact on the world.

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Our Helen Keller lesson plan introduces the life and historical significance of Helen Keller, including her accomplishments. During this lesson, students are asked to create a timeline of Helen Keller’s life, using their creativity to come with a design and creative title; they then present their timeline to the class, developing their public speaking skills. Students are also asked to read select Helen Keller quotes and write what each of them means, using their critical thinking skills.

At the end of the lesson, students will be able to identify Helen Keller and explain her significance in history.

Common Core State Standards: LB.ELA-Literacy.RI.4.3, LB.ELA-Literacy.RI.5.3, LB.ELA-Literacy.SL.6.2

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Biography, Social Studies


4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade