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Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Patterns: The Primary Braille Spelling and English Program

Teach complete spelling and language skills to primary grade students who will use braille as their main writing medium with this companion program to Patterns: Reading Program.

Patterns: Spelling and English is composed of textbooks, posttests, worksheets, and teacher's editions in print and braille. When used with the Reading Program, it provides a whole language approach to teaching. Addresses the problems of braille users who must master the braille code as well as learn to communicate in print.

  • Level A corresponds to the Kindergarten, Preprimer, and Primer Levels of Patterns: Reading.
  • Level B corresponds with the First Reader Level of Patterns: Reading.
  • Level C corresponds to the Second Reader Level of Patterns: Reading.
  • Level D corresponds with the Third Reader Level of Patterns: Reading.

Spelling and English: Level A (Green Lettering):

Print Teacher's Kit, Level A (complete kit):
Catalog Number: 6-78362-00

Braille Teacher's Kit, Level A (complete kit):
Catalog Number: 6-78363-00

Level A items sold separately:

Texts, Level A (braille only, 3 titles in one volume): all the words you can write and spell, All about me, All Around City and Farm:
Catalog Number: 6-78366-00

Print Teacher's Edition, Level A:
Catalog Number: 8-78364-00

Braille Teacher's Edition, Level A (9 volumes):
Catalog Number: 6-78365-00

Worksheets, Level A (braille only, unbound):
Catalog Number: 6-78367-00

Posttest, Level A (braille only, 1 vol.):
Catalog Number: 6-78370-00

Posttest, Print Teacher's Edition, Level A:
Catalog Number: 8-78368-00

Posttest, Braille Teacher's Edition, Level A:
Catalog Number: 6-78369-00
Click this link to purchase Patterns: Primary Braille Spelling and English Program: Level A.

Spelling and English: Level B (Purple Lettering):

Print Teacher's Kit, Level B (complete kit):
Catalog Number: 6-78371-00

Braille Teacher's Kit, Level B (complete kit):
Catalog Number: 6-78372-00

Level B items sold separately:

Text, Level B (braille only, 2 vol.): Building Blocks
Catalog Number: 6-78375-00

Print Teacher's Edition, Level B:
Catalog Number: 8-78373-00



Braille Teacher's Edition, Level B (8 vol.):
Catalog Number: 6-78374-00

Worksheets, Level B (braille only, unbound):
Catalog Number: 6-78376-00

Posttest, Level B (braille only, 1 vol.):
Catalog Number: 6-78379-00

Posttest, Print Teacher's Edition, Level B:
Catalog Number: 8-78377-00

Posttest, Braille Teacher's Edition, Level B (1 vol.):
Catalog Number: 6-78378-00
Click this link to purchase Patterns: Primary Braille Spelling and English Program: Level B.

Spelling and English: Level C (Blue Lettering):

Print Teacher's Kit, Level C (complete kit):
Catalog Number: 6-78380-00

Braille Teacher's Kit, Level C (complete kit):
Catalog Number: 6-78381-00

Level C items sold separately

Text, Level C (braille only, 2 vol.): Communicating:
Catalog Number: 6-78384-00

Print Teacher's Edition, Level C:
Catalog Number: 8-78382-00

Braille Teacher's Edition, Level C (8 vol.):
Catalog Number: 6-78383-00

Worksheets, Level C (braille only, unbound):
Catalog Number: 6-78385-00

Posttest, Level C (braille only, 1 vol.):
Catalog Number: 6-78388-00

Posttest, Print Teacher's Edition, Level C:
Catalog Number: 8-78386-00

Posttest, Braille Teacher's Edition, Level C (1 vol.):
Catalog Number: 6-78387-00
Click this link to purchase Patterns: Primary Braille Spelling and English Program: Level C.

Spelling and English: Level D (Red Lettering):

Print Teacher's Kit, Level D (complete kit):
Catalog Number: 6-78389-00

Braille Teacher's Kit, Level D (complete kit):
Catalog Number: 6-78390-00

Level D items sold separately:

Text and Glossary, Level D (braille only): Digging Deeper:
Catalog Number: 6-78393-00

Print Teacher's Edition, Level D:
Catalog Number: 8-78391-00

Braille Teacher's Edition, Level D:
Catalog Number: 6-78392-00

Worksheets, Level D (braille only): 6-78394-00 -- $30.00 Posttest, Level D (braille only):
Catalog Number: 6-78397-00

Posttest, Print Teacher's Edition, Level D: 8-78395-00 -- $6.00 Posttest, Braille Teacher's Edition, Level D:
Catalog Number: 6-78396-00
Click this link to purchase Patterns: Primary Braille Spelling and English Program: Level D.

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