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Webquest Louis Braille

 

Who was Louis Braille and why was he famous?

 

 

 

What is an awl and what was it used for?

 

 

 

Why was a system of raised dots preferable to raised letters?

 

 

 

Where did Louis get originally get the idea to use raised dots to communicate?

 

 

 

How did Louis Braille earn money, first as a teenager and later as an adult?

 

 

 

What word is written below in Braille?

 

h e llo

 

 

Arrange and number the six dots of the Braille cell.

 

 

 

 

Circle the dots below that would make a question mark in Braille.

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Internet Sources

 

1. http://www.rnib.org.uk/wesupply/fctsheet/braille.htm

 

2. http://www.his.com/~pshapiro/braille.html

 

3. http://www.nbp.org/alph.html

 

4. http://www.kyrene.k12.az.us/schools/brisas/sunda/inventor/braille/