This post is the ninth in a series of lessons on teaching students who are braille readers to make the transition from EBAE (English Braille American Edition) to UEB (Unified English Braille). All lessons are by Catherine Summ and Suzanne Cappiello, who both work as Education Consultants for the Department of Rehabilitative Services (DORS-BESB) in CT.
- She labelled all of the math books with letter m stickers.
- John F. Kennedy was the 35th president of the United States.
- The audience chanted: “Action, action, we want action! A-c-t-i-o-n!”
- Lucy M. Montgomery wrote the “Anne of Green Gables” series of books.
- The correct spelling of our first president’s name is G-e-o-r-g-e W-a-s-h-i-n-g-t-o-n and it will be on the spelling test.
- The word knowledge starts with a k, not an n.
- Vowels are a, e, i, o and u.
- The map has an x where the treasure should be.
Additional Activities: Writing Practice
- The word hippopotamus is spelled h-i-p-p-o-p-o-t-a-m-u-s.
- He needed a c in order to spell crabapple in the Scrabble game.
- Making a U turn on Main Street is illegal.
- The h on the map indicates a house.
- Write y for yes and n for no.
- I’m wearing a v neck sweater.
- We are approaching an S curve on the road.
- Everyone in the class earned a B on the exam.
- The baseball team chanted: “r-u-n, r-u-n, r-u-n!” when the batter hit the ball.
- The correct way to spell Jersey in New Jersey is J-e-r-s-e-y.
- Every cake box is marked with a c and every pie box is marked with a p.
- George W. Bush was the 43rd president of the United States.
- The class sang: “B-i-n-g-o, b-i-n-g-o, b-i-n-g-o, and Bingo was his name-O!”
- The s indicates where to write your signature.
- The Bay City Rollers released the song “S-A-T-U-R-D-A-Y Night” in 1974.
- Do not forget the p in raspberry.
- The mayor’s full name is Pat R. Russell.
- All the moving boxes going to the kitchen should have a k on them.
- X marks the spot.