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Have fun written in Braille

Upper Case Letters

15 min1 participant

Let's play!

  1. Read the words.

  2. Remove each proper noun and place it in a column on the left bottom side of the base plate.

  3. Place the common nouns in a second column.

How to prepare

  • 1 base plate

  • Letter bricks

  • Capital letter sign bricks

  • 1 bowl

Write 6 words on the base plate, mixing proper and common nouns. Don’t forget to add "capital letter sign" when needed !

Facilitation tips

  • Correct brick manipulation to recreate the nouns is difficult without a plan.

  • Ask "How did you remember where to place the letters?"

  • Suggest "Tell a story using the 6 words and choose a way to indicate when you say a word that starts with an upper case letter" (e.g. stand up, clap your hands).


Possible variations

  • Add more words.

  • Add words that can be both proper or common nouns such as Braille/braille.

  • Multiple classification : first sort proper or common ... and then sort within the category using capital letter sign (persons’ names, cities’ names …)

  • Peer play : one makes the words, the other sorts them.

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Children will develop these holistic skills

Cognitive

  • Enrich the lexicon, acquire grammatical and lexical spelling: Develop understanding concepts such as: leaving spaces between words, joining words and joining clauses, learning correct punctuation, including full stops, capital letters, exclamation marks, question marks, commas

Creative

  • Describe an organization produced or observed

Emotional

  • Understand rules

Physical

  • Organize: find objects in their usual place; return them to their usual place; sort or categorize by placement, function, attribute; gather materials for a task

Did you know?

  • Engaged learners demonstrate motivation and commitment towards their learning, often extending themselves beyond set goals and expectations.

 

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