English- Helen Keller/ Poetry Elements

Complete the quote: While they were saying among themselves it cannot be done.
It was done

Where did Helen Live
Ivy Green

Helen´s blindness was a result of
Scarlet Fever

Because Helen could not see or hear she
She used her own simple signs, because she did not learn to speak as a hearing child would. She often would act out in frustration because of this

Helen Keller was the first documented case of a deaf/blind person learning to communicate
True

The Keller´s endured Helen´s pranks until she
Endangered her baby sister

Alexander Graham Bell was fascinated with sound because
His mom was deaf

Annie Sullivan lost her sight because
An eye infection

Annie and Jimmie lived in the orphans ward at Tewksbury
False

Annie left Tewksbury because
She was accepted into perkins

Perkins Institute was founded in
1832

On the day Annie Sullivan arrived in Tuscumbia
Helen knew something was different

Why did Annie’s trip to Tuscumbia take so long
She did not get the express tickets she wanted

Annie Sullivan was __________ years old when she began teaching Helen
20

Why was the Keller home named “Ivy Green”?
The house´s exterior was covered in ivy

During Helen’s time, some dolls had heads made of
Porcelain

The basic system of manual signs or finger spelling was first created by
Spanish Monks

The first word Annie spelled to Helen was
Doll

Annie knew that the first step in teaching Helen was
Getting her away from her parents

Helen had never stayed in the small unused cottage on the property until she and Annie moved into it.
False

Complete the quote: Obedience is the ______________ though which knowledge and love enter the mind of a child
Gateway

Annie and Helen had to share a bed in the small cottage
True

When Helen didn’t behave
Annie did not spell in her hand

Alliteration
the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning of adjacent or closely connected words

Onomatopoeia
the formation of a word from a sound associated with what is named (e.g., cuckoo, sizzle )

Simile
a figure of speech involving the comparison of one thing with another thing of a different kind, used to make a description more emphatic or vivid (e.g., as brave as a lion, crazy like a fox )

Metaphor
a figure of speech in which a word or phrase is applied to an object or action to which it is not literally applicable

Repetition
the action of repeating something that has already been said or written

Personification
the attribution of a personal nature or human characteristics to something nonhuman, or the representation of an abstract quality in human form

Ballad
a poem or song narrating a story in short stanzas

Haiku
A traditional Japanese haiku is a three-line poem with seventeen syllables, written in a 5/7/5 syllable count

Limerick
a humorous, frequently bawdy, verse of three long and two short lines rhyming aabba

Narrative
a spoken or written account of connected events; a story

Ode
a lyric poem in the form of an address to a particular subject, often elevated in style or manner and written in varied or irregular meter