Directions: Underline the words in the story as you find them, unscramble them and write them in the boxes below. Helen Keller at the age of 19 months was a happy, healthy child. She was already saying a few words. Then she had a high fever which caused her to become deaf and blind. No longer could she see nor hear. She would feel of people's hands to try to find out what they were doing. She learned to do many things this way. She could recognize people by feeling of their faces or their clothes. She made up signs with her hands so she could "talk" to her family. Helen was a very bright child. She became very frustrated because she couldn't talk. She became very angry and began to throw temper tantrums . The family knew they had to do something to help her. They found a teacher named Anne Sullivan. She taught Helen the signs for the letters of the alphabet. Then she would "spell" the words in Helen's hand to communicate with her. One day she learned what the word "water" meant as water was pouring over her hand. T This was the key which unlocked the world for her. Anne taught her for years. Helen learned to read Braille . When she went to college, her teacher Anne went with her and tapped out the words of the instructors into her student's hand. She became famous and traveled around the world speaking to groups of people. Helen Keller was successful because of her determination and her good teacher Anne Sullivan.