• Directions: Follow the directions below exactly as they appear. Hand in at the end of the class.

     

    1. Open Internet Explorer and access www.afb.org/annesullivan

     

    1. Click on the link Anne’s Formative Years

     

    1. Read the selection entitled “Irish Immigrants”

     

    1. List 8 facts about the first ten years of Anne Sullivan’s life.

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    1. Click Go to the Next Frame

     

    1. Read “Entering Tewksbury Almshouse”

     

    1. Click Go to the Next Frame

     

    8.       Skip the section entitled “Tewksbury Almshouse” and scroll to the bottom and click Go to the Next Frame

     

    1. Read “The Death of Brother Jimmie”

     

    10.    Click Go to the Next Frame

     

    1. Read “A Brief Exit from Tewksbury”

     

    1. Anne’s Stay atTewksbury

    Oliver’s Stay in the Workhouse

    Complete the Venn Diagram below comparing Anne’s stay at Tewksbury to Oliver’s stay at the workhouse. Be thorough and use your brain. At least four reasons should be in each bubble.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    1. Click on Go to the next frame.

     

    1. Read “Perkins Schools for the Blind”

     

    1. Click on Go to the next frame.

     

    1. Read “Anne’s Education”

     

    1. Think about a time when someone made fun of you when you were trying to do your best. Briefly describe what happened and describe how it made you feel. What was your reaction? Did it discourage or motivate you? (At least one paragraph)

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    1. Click on Go to the next frame.

     

    1. Read “The Manual Alphabet” and spell your full name (first, middle, and last) using the manual alphabet. Use the chart on the left to help you learn. What does the caption say that is interesting about the hands on the poster? Do you think it would be hard to learn this language? How would you feel if this was the only way you could communicate with others?

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    1. Click on Next Gallery: Anne as Teacher (1886-1904)

     

    1. How did Anne learn of the Keller family? How do you think her experiences will help her as she teaches with a deaf-mute blind child? List four ways Anne’s past prepared her for her time with Helen.




    WebQuest: Anne Sullivan