Helen Keller: Nonfiction Passage & Crossword Puzzle

Use this mini-biography—and matching crossword puzzle—to introduce students to Helen Keller, who rose above her disabilities to achieve numerous goals such as graduating from Radcliffe College and raising money for the blind in 1904. See Full Product Description.

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Hellen Keller, a true American hero, was famous for helping and inspiring all people, despite being blind and deaf. This short informational text passage offers insight into how this disabled woman overcame huge obstacles to became a beacon of hope for all people. Great for social studies, Women's History Month, or American history units.

Featured vocabulary words include pantomimed and vice versa. The comprehension-building crossword puzzle will engage students as they construct meaning in the text, predict, infer, and synthesize information to become skilled readers.

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