Helen Keller: Whenever you see (CS) after a question, you must answer using complete sentences. Also remember to use capital letters and punctuation in all the right places!!!
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Pre-Reading: What do you think it would be like to lose your sight? (CS)
What do you think it would be like to lose your hearing? (CS)

If I lost my sight, I would be unhappy and sad because I like reading with my eyes.
Hearing: If I lost my hearing, it would be the sadest thing to lose my hearing because I like hearing all the new sounds.
Chapter 1 “A Strange Fever”: List two character traits that describe Helen Keller
1.honest2. kind
Chapter 2 “The Dark Silence”: Describe how perseverance helped Helen overcome obstacles. (CS)

perserverance helped her a lot because she got her own way until the baby came along she throught the baby got all the atention.

Chapter 3 “The Stranger Comes”: How do you feel about how Annie treated Helen in this chapter? (record your response using Audacity)
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Chapter 4 “The Worst Fight of All”: Please give two examples of how Helen and Annie are alike. (CS)
1.they are alike because they both fight back.2. they are both kind and loving and sweet.
Chapter 5 “W-A-T-E-R” : Why do you think the word “water” was such an important word to Helen? (CS)

Helen was blind and deaf at the same time so she didn't know each word

had a meaning and thats how water helped her. it told her each word had a meaning and a name thats how the word water helped.

Chapter 6 “So Much to Learn” : Read page 52. Once you have practiced reading it several times, please have a friend record you with a Flipcam as you read this paragraph out loud.
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Chapter 7 “A Time to Move On”: If you were able to take Helen Keller out to recess with you, how would you describe what you are seeing? (CS) Please include lots of descriptive words in at lea

if I would take helen out to recess I would describe to helen by touch. letting her touch everying.

Chapter 8 “I am not Dumb Now!” : Write one conflict that has happened in this story so far. What was its solution?
Chapter 9 “College” : Using Audacity, tell about a time in the story when Helen showed courage.
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Chapter 10 “The Busy Years”: How has Helen changed from the beginning of the book until the end of the book? Please use at least three complete sentences. (CS)

Post-Reading Activity:
What was your favorite part of this story? Why? Please have a friend record your response.
with a Flipcam as you read your response

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