In this third-grade level O reader, your students will learn about the special life of Helen Keller, who overcame being blind, deaf, and mute to reach many accomplishments.
This five-page book comes with five companion worksheets which reinforce literacy skills involving reading, language, spelling, and writing. Specific concepts, skills, and vocabulary targeted in this reader are listed on the first page of the story.
This story is one of the books in the collection "Famous Women in History - Leveled Books for Grades 2 - 4" which features stories about eight women and their contributions to history:
Amelia Earhart - Airplane Pilot (level L)
Abigail Adams - First Lady & Crusader for People’s Rights (level L)
Clara Barton - Founder of the American Red Cross (level N)
Maria Mitchell - Astronomer (level N)
Helen Keller - Inspirational Speaker (level O)
Ellen Ochoa - Astronaut (level P)
Laura Ingalls Wilder - Pioneer and Author (level P)
Millie Hughes-Fulford - Scientist in Space (level R)
This collection of leveled books is written to incorporate the Fountas and Pinnell leveled vocabulary, Rebecca Sitton spelling words, and common core curriculum standards in the United States.
Each book highlights specific grade-level concepts and vocabulary. An accompanying set of worksheets reviews the targeted literary skills.
Several of these books are also sold separately or grouped in other collections by reading level. I have a large number of biographies for grades 1 - 3 posted now and more will be posted soon for those grade levels and also ones for grades 4 - 6th. Keep checking back on my site. Thanks!