200 Alabama Bicentennial

Celebrating Alabama’s 200th birthday2017 2018 2019

  • Persuasive Writing: Helen Keller’s Letter to President Hoover

    Display the letter from Helen Keller on the overhead screen for students to identify the parts of a friendly letter. Next, have students analyze the letter. Ask the following questions: who is writing this letter? What is the author's purpose? Why do you think the topic is important to Helen Keller? WHy do you think she chose to send this letter to President Hoover? Why not someone else?

    ALCOS Social Studies Content Standard Grade(s): 3

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