Building on Patterns: Prekindergarten: Teacher Kit, Braille EditionBuilding 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.
Print and Braille Teacher Kits are available.
BOP Pre-K Braille Teacher Kit Includes:
- Quick Start Guide (also available on the BOP Pre-K website)
- Teacher of Students with Visual Impairments Booklet
- Reading Roundup: Lessons 10, 17, 25, 32 booklet
- Reference Volume
- Teacher’s Set of Braille Children’s Books (with picture descriptions)
A hard copy version is only available from APH as make-to-order; see item 6-78535-00
Visit www.aph.org/manuals/#alpha-b for a list of free downloadable braille ready files (.brf), including the braille Teacher’s Manual.
Information about the Building on Patterns (BOP) Prekindergarten Student Kit can be found under item 6-78530-00.
For more information about the inclusive Building On Patterns program, please visit the BOP overview and resources pages at www.aph.org/building-on-patterns/.