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A Picture Book of Louis Braille

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd Standards
Teach kids about the beginnings of the Braille writing system with a lesson about Louis Braille. A series of discussion questions guide young readers though A Picture Book of Louis Braille by David A. Adler, and once they finish the...
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Disability in the Media Lesson Plan: Braille

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students determine the workings of the Braille alphabet and how people with visual impairments learn how to use it. In this Braille activity, students study the associated vocabulary, read about Helen Keller, and complete associated...
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How Braille Was Invented

For Students 6th - 12th
As part of its Moment of Vision series, TEDEd provides a brief video that explains how the braille language system was first developed to send coded messages during wartime.
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Louis Braille

For Students 6th - 8th
Who was Louis Braille, and what was his famous invention? Read this passage with your French classes to explore an early French inventor. After completing the two-page reading, learners answer multiple-choice questions and a series of...
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Bits of Braille

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Intended to build an understanding of Braille in a general education classroom. They read the book Helen Keller then write their names using a braille website. Many interesting web links are included. Could be used for a general or...
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World Braille Day

For Students 7th - 8th
In this world Braille day worksheet, students read or listen to a passage about Louis Braille, then match phrases, fill in the blanks, choose the correct words, unscramble words and sentences, put sentences in order, write discussion...
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Decoding Braille

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars examine how the blind communicate, specifically with Braille.
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Read With Your Fingers

For Students 5th - 6th
In this social studies worksheet, students investigate the Braille alphabet as a means of reading for the blind. Students study the Braille alphabet chart and read the information. Students translate 7 words into Braille and write a...
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Reading Without Seeing: Louis Braille and the Braille Alphabet

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students study Louis Braille and the history of the Braille alphabet. They participate in an activity using the sense of touch to determine how the Braille alphabet works.
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Fun With Braille

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students explore the Braille alphabet. In this social studies lesson, students use an enlarged copy of the Braille alphabet to create a set of Braille flashcards.
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Letter Confusion

For Teachers K - 6th
Teaching a child with low or no vision how to read is the same as teaching a sighted child how to read — it all starts with letter recognition. This is a simple way to provide your learners with an opportunity to practice reading and...
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A Picture Book of Helen Keller

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students advocate for people with disabilities. In this Helen Keller lesson, students listen to the story A Picture Book of Helen Keller by David A Adler. Students discuss how Helen Keller learned to communicate and became an advocate...
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Thai Children's Trust

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students spell words in braille and learn how to use braille to punch out their names. In this braille lesson plan, students discuss what life would be like for a visually impaired person.
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Beginning Braille Letter Recognition

For Teachers Pre-K
Pupils recognize the letters a and b from a full braille cell. In this braille letter recognition lesson, students master the first two letters of the braille alphabet. Pupils take home a practice sheet.
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Taking Visual Impairment to School

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd Standards
What is the world like when you can't see, or when your vision is impaired? Learn about how Lisa communicates with the world around her with Taking Visual Impairment to School by Rita Whitman Steingold. Learners answer discussion...
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A Picture Book of Helen Keller

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd Standards
Teach your class about Helen Keller and her accomplishments with a reading comprehension lesson based on A Picture Book of Helen Keller by David A. Adler. As individuals read, they answer discussion questions about Helen Keller and the...
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Find the Objects/Beginning Sound Indentification

For Teachers K - 6th
If you are just starting out as a teacher for children with visual impairments and want a fun way to teach braille and phonemic awareness, look no further. You'll fill 21 boxes with objects that start with specific letter sounds. You'll...
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Accessible Labels

For Teachers Pre-K - 12th
When you're blind it is extremely important to be able to navigate your environment in as independent a way as possible. This idea isn't a activity, but it is a great way to foster independent mobility and literacy skills while making...
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Helen Keller: Author, Advocate, and Activist

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
Have you ever had to work through a disability or shortcoming? Scholars analyze the life and impact of author, advocate, and activist Helen Keller. After researching photos, video clips, and primary sources, individuals form a written...
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Ray Charles and Country Music

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
Ray Charles used the pain and adversity from his life to influence an entire genre of American music. Learn about the musician's daily life, struggles and success, and powerful musical style with a thorough resource.
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All the Light We Cannot See Toolkit

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Anthony Doerr's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel All the Light We Cannot See is the focus of a toolkit that provides readers with a summary of the plot, background information about the author, and discussion topics. 
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Counting Book

For Teachers K - 6th
Here is a wonderful way to teach children with visual impairments how to count and build number recognition skills. Included, you will find a set of instructions on how to create a counting book from card stock, jump rings, and cotton...
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Build a Word

For Teachers K - 6th
Get out those scrabble tiles and a braille tape labeler because today we are playing a build-a-word game! Label several sets of scrabble tiles using the braille labeler, place them in a box, and have children take turns pulling letter...
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Making a desk organizer for students who are blind or visually impaired

For Teachers K - 12th
Organization is of the utmost importance when teaching orientation and mobility to learners with visual impairments. To help keep everything in order and provide independence, use these instructions for making a desk organizer. The...

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