Braille Reading and Writing   (#1010360)

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Course Standards

General Course Information and Notes

General Notes

A. Major concepts/content. The purpose of this course is to teach students literary Grade 2 Braille and a basic awareness of aspects of visual disabilities. The content should include, but not be limited to:
  • transcription of print to Braille
  • presentation of emotional, social, legal, and cultural aspects of visual disabilities
B. Special Note. None

English Language Development ELD Standards Special Notes Section:
Teachers are required to provide listening, speaking, reading and writing instruction that allows English language learners (ELL) to communicate information, ideas and concepts for academic success in the content area of Language Arts. For the given level of English language proficiency and with visual, graphic, or interactive support, students will interact with grade level words, expressions, sentences and discourse to process or produce language necessary for academic success. The ELD standard should specify a relevant content area concept or topic of study chosen by curriculum developers and teachers which maximizes an ELL’s need for communication and social skills. To access an ELL supporting document which delineates performance definitions and descriptors, please click on the following link:

Version Requirements

C. Course Requirements. After successfully completing this course, the student will:
  1. Demonstrate visual reading of Braille.
  2. Demonstrate writing of Braille on a braillewriter.
  3. Identify and explain specific aspects of blindness.


As well as any certification requirements listed on the course description, the following qualifications may also be acceptable for the course:

Any field when certification reflects a bachelor or higher degree.

General Information

Course Number: 1010360
Abbreviated Title: BRAILLE READ WRIT
Number of Credits: One (1) credit
Course Length: Year (Y)
Course Type: Elective Course
Course Level: 2
Course Status: Course Approved
Grade Level(s): 9,10,11,12

Educator Certifications

One of these educator certification options is required to teach this course.

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