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Building on Patterns, Second Edition: Prekindergarten: Student Kit

Building on Patterns (BOP) Prekindergarten is the first level of the second edition of BOP. BOP is a systematic, comprehensive, and balanced literacy program designed to teach young children (through second grade) with visual impairments to read and write using braille.

$1,178.40

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58 in stock

Catalog Number: 6-78530-00

Product Description

Building on Patterns (BOP) Prekindergarten is the first level of the second edition of BOP. BOP is a systematic, comprehensive, and balanced literacy program designed to teach young children (through second grade) with visual impairments to read and write using braille.

BOP Prekindergarten curriculum reflects best practices in braille literacy instruction, with lessons designed to build literacy skills related to listening, speaking, reading, and writing in preparation for kindergarten. It may be used as a stand-alone program, or can also supplement regular preschool curricula.

APH recommends that the print children’s books and their braille transcriptions in the Student Kit stay with the student after using them during lessons to help them begin (or supplement) their own library. The print and braille books can also be sent home so family members can have their own interactive reading sessions with their child. To add braille to the print children’s books, there are downloadable BRF files available on the BOP website Prekindergarten Teacher Resources page, under Braille Labels for Children’s Books.

APH also highly recommends teachers use the electronic versions of the parent letters, available under the “Manuals & Downloads” tab below, in order to tailor them to each student’s family. Note: the font for the braille with shadow dots used in the letters is available to download as well.

Print and braille Teacher Kits are available.

BOP Pre-K Teacher Kit, Print Edition

BOP Pre-K Teacher Kit, Braille Edition

For more information about the inclusive Building On Patterns program, please visit the BOP website.