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Exploring Disability Using Multimedia and the B-D-A Reading Strategy

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Grades 9 – 12
Lesson Plan Type Standard Lesson
Estimated Time Four 50-minute sessions
Lesson Author

Maureen Carroll

Pleasanton, California

Publisher

International Reading Association

 

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CALENDAR ACTIVITIES

Grades   5 – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  June 27

Helen Keller was born in 1880.

In the spirit of Helen Keller, students explore the American Sign Language Browser from Michigan State University and try using a few signs.

 

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PODCAST EPISODES

Grades   6 – 12  |  Podcast Episode

Exploring the Disability Experience

Books about teens who are living with disability highlight the courage and emotional strength that disabled people can summon. They also challenge us to reflect on how we treat disabled people in our own lives. Tune in to hear about young people who are coping with birth defects and cerebral palsy; autism, schizophrenia, and obsessive compulsive disorder; speech impediments and traumatic war injuries.

 

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