Helen keller books for 2nd graders
Helen Keller: Courage in the Dark by Johanna Hurwitz1. Book summary, in your own words (3 pts)
Helen Keller: Courage in the Dark is an informational chapter book about the life of Helen Keller. It was really interesting to read, especially since I did not know much about Helen Keller in the first place.
2. Grade level, interest level, lexile (1 pt)
This would be a book good for 3rd-5th grade students. It is very easy to read and very interesting.
3. Appropriate classroom use (subject area) (1 pt)
This would be a book I would use in the reading part of my class.
4. Individual students who might benefit from reading (1 pt)
Students interested in Helen Keller or people who overcame their disabilities would like this book.
5. Small group use (literature circles) (1 pt)
I would use this book in literature circles. It is a step 4 book so I would group the kids accordingly.
6. Whole class use (read aloud) (1 pt)
I would probably have this book on my shelf for silent reading and such.
7. Related books in genre/subject or content area (1 pt)
Escape North! The Story of Harriet Tubman by Monica Kulling
Ben Franklin and the Magic Squares by Frank Murphy
8. Multimedia connections (audio books, movie) available (1 pt)
There are no multimedia connections to this book.
10 Extraordinary Helen Keller Biographies for Young Readers
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Reading A-Z resources organized into weekly content-based units and differentiated instruction options. Helen Keller is a biography about a girl who became deaf and blind at 19 months of age. Readers learn about her relationship with her teacher, how she learned to communicate, and how she went on to defy the odds through perseverance and the help of a dedicated teacher. Photographs support the text. Use of Raz-Kids.
June 27 is Helen Keller Day! On this day, we celebrate the life of Helen Keller, activist, writer, educator, and trailblazer. Born deaf-blind in , Ms. Keller, with the help of a gifted teacher, Anne Sullivan , overcame incredible odds to learn how to communicate. Young readers from kindergarten through grade eight will be inspired by reading about her life. Here are some of our favorite Helen Keller books for kids.