Day 3

The Story of My Life Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Keller as Romantic

    Kind of Activity:

    Individual Writing

    Objective:

    Students will be able to place Keller's writing style in the context of literary Romanticism.

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.8.7

    Structure:

    In this activity, students will begin a journal cataloging passages that show the importance of nature in Helen's writing and in her life. They will identify qualities of Romantic literature that seem relevant to her as a person and as a writer.

    Begin by having students learn about Romanticism and Realism/Naturalism as ideals and artistic/literary movements/forms. One place to start is the following website:...

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