Louis Braille Teacher Resources
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A Picture Book Of Louis Braille; What Is An Advocate
Read and discuss the book A Picture Book of Louis Braille as it relates to communication, Helen Keller, and advocating for disabled individuals. Learners identify what an advocate is and explain how Helen Keller communicated. They build vocabulary relating to the history of Braille code and complete a deciphering code worksheet.
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History
World Braille Day
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 questions and conduct a survey.
7th - 8th English Language Arts
For literacy, pupils read the definitions of charts, tables, and time lines. They complete a chart about transportation, and answer 10 questions based on a time line of transportation history. This is meant to be used with 5th graders, but it is useful for other grades as well.
5th English Language Arts
Applied Science - Science and Math Lab (read without sight)
Students consider the senses. In this sight and touch lesson, students discover what it is like to function like a person who is blind. They work in groups and individually on various activities to experience this condition. This lesson includes background information.
3rd - 5th Math
Attributes of a Civil Society
High school freshmen search for examples of justice, kindness, peace, and tolerance in news media, and brainstorm how they can promote these attributes in their school, community, and world. Directions for a role-play activity, a vocabulary list, and cross-curriculum extensions are included.
9th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Inventions: Third Grade Science
This inventions PowerPoint includes age-appropriate text and information about what an invention is, the planning process for developing inventions, and common factors of successful inventions. Several short biographies with text and photographs of both well-known inventors such as the Wright Brothers,and less famous inventors such as Louis Braille, provide good examples of the positive impact inventions have had on our culture.
Disability Awareness Activity Packet
When you have an inclusive classroom it is important to help your general education students understand their peers with disabilities. This packet provides information and activities to assist elementary-aged children in building a better grasp of what life is like for children with disabilities.
Pre-K - Higher Ed Special Education & Programs
New York State Testing Program English Language Arts Test Book 2--Grade 8 (2007)
In this New York State Testing Program English Language Arts worksheet, students listen to an article twice, then answer reading comprehension questions. Students then use details from the article to compose an essay.
7th - 9th English Language Arts
Introduction to Biographies
Fourth graders explore the genre of biographies. In this biographies lesson, 4th graders gain knowledge of the importance of biographies and what information they give us. Students brainstorm historical figures they want to know more about and carry out a discussion about these people.
4th English Language Arts
BSI: Biographical Scene Investigators
Turn your middle schoolers into Biographical Scene Investigators in an investigative reporting instructional activity! They identify heroic individuals selected from the provided list and keep their own evidence notebooks regarding the actions of their subject.
5th - 8th English Language Arts
Phonics: Complex Spelling Patterns
Complex spellings can really stump kids. Activate their ability to recognize and correctly spell words such as through, thought, and dough with this handy worksheet. They find words in a variety of contexts that have the same spelling patterns as those on the list.
3rd - 5th English Language Arts
Compare and Contrast/Text Structure
Young readers go through a brief passage about a brother and a sister to practice comparing and contrasting. After they read the story, they respond to five multiple choice questions that require them to compare and contrast and analyze text structure.
4th - 6th English Language Arts
Author's Purpose and Theme - Review
Young readers work through an informative article about filmmaking, and answer five multiple choice questions about the text. The format of the activity would make a good quiz or homework assignment. Additionally, a home activity prompts children to find examples of materials written for different purposes.
4th - 5th English Language Arts