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The Story of My Life

by Helen Keller

G 4-6



Answer ALL of the following questions.

1.Discuss the role that nature plays in Keller’s education and her growth as a person. How does nature both nurture her and frighten her? How does she ultimately determine that nature is necessary to her existence?

2.Analyze Keller’s description of Miss Sullivan’s teaching methods and attitude toward her student. How, in Keller’s opinion, is Miss Sullivan different from other instructors? Why is she so successful as an educator?

3.Describe Keller’s relationships with her family members. How are her father, mother, and sister helpful or not helpful in her growth and education?

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