Literacy and Braille

This lesson examines oppression through physical activity and the annotation of poem. It focuses on making the lesson accessible to VI student.
This lesson is a review of the three branches of government in preparation for a test on Checks and Balances.
This ELA lesson poses challenges for students with visual impairments because of the independent walking around the classroom viewing things hanging on the wall.
Explore the natural world with an active hands-on sensory hunt for various plants.
A lesson about the Underground Railroad that focuses on making it accessible for students who are blind or visually impaired.
Kids will have fun developing their pincer grasp with this alphabet card hanging activity!
No classroom is complete without an adapted version of Go Fish!
Practice pre-braille skills including tactile discrimination, sorting, and object identification in this simple game!
Establish an understanding of time as applied to clocks, daily schedules and duration of activities.
Use an adapted daily calendar to reinforce the concept of time through the school year.
Use the beat of a drum as an adapted "Red Light, Green Light" game for listening skills!
Practice object identification through tactile and visual cues adapted for the individual student.
Make simple flashcards to introduce students to the alphabet!
Use real objects along with print and braille to introduce letter sounds and blends!
Use daily living activities to practice a variety of independence skills.
Encourage self-expression and the development of imagination with this activity!
Use objects to demonstrate positional words for better comprehension.
Introduce tactile graphics and map concepts with a representation of a familiar area!
Label objects and areas in the classroom to help build early literacy.
Make a tactile counting book to introduce number sense!
Create tactile journals for art or as a strategy for teaching math using concrete manipulatives.
Make a classroom quilt of memories that all children can enjoy!
Help students understand chronological order using the Anne of Green Gables book.

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