Building on Patterns is a complete primary literacy program designed to teach beginning braille users all language arts — reading, writing, and spelling.

Second Grade

UEB LogoAll BOP student materials are in Unified English Braille (UEB).

IMPORTANT: Download the FREE UEB Teacher Supplements for each Teacher’s Edition here.

Each student kit includes Lesson Monitoring Sheets, Consumable Unit Assessment Packet, Student Textbook, and Worksheets Pack.

Ordering Information

Unit 1, That’s So Silly!:

Unit 1 Kit

Unit 1 Teachers Edition Cover

  • Teacher’s Edition (includes Reference Volume):
  • Print: 8-78571-U1
  • Braille: 6-78571-U1

Unit 2, At Your Service:

Unit 2 Kit

Unit 2 Teachers Edition Cover

  • Teacher’s Edition:
  • Print: 8-78471-U2
  • Braille: 6-78471-U2

Unit 3, Family and Friends:

Unit 3 Kit

Unit 3 Teachers Edition Cover

  • Teacher’s Edition:
  • Print: 8-78471-U3
  • Braille: 6-78471-U3

Unit 4, Just for the Fun of It:

Unit 4 Kit

  • Student Kit–UEB: 6-78570-U4
  • This kit also includes the Braille Spelling Dictionary for Beginning Writers.

Unit 4 Teachers Edition Cover

  • Teacher’s Edition:
  • Print: 8-78471-U4
  • Braille: 6-78471-U4

Unit 5, It’s a Natural Thing:

Unit 5 Kit

  • Student Kit–UEB: 6-78570-U5
  • This kit also includes a game board, point symbol stickers to mark the board, game cards, braille dice and shaker cup, and game tokens.

Unit 5 Teachers Edition Cover

  • Teacher’s Edition:
  • Print: 8-78471-U5
  • Braille: 6-78471-U5

Unit 6, A Walk on the Wild Side:

Unit 6 Kit

Unit 6 Teachers Edition Cover

  • Teacher’s Edition:
  • Print: 8-78471-U6
  • Braille: 6-78471-U6

Unit 7, Celebrate Books:

Unit 7 Kit

Unit 7 Teachers Edition Cover

  • Teacher’s Edition:
  • Print: 8-78471-U7
  • Braille: 6-78471-U7

Posttest Teacher’s Manual – UEB:

Building on Patterns Second Grade Posttest Manual

Posttest Consumable Set – UEB:

Posttest Consumable Set


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