# Nemeth Lessons and Handouts

Included in this article are a number of handouts related to Nemeth code, which is the braille code used for math and science. It also includes Nemeth lessons that can be used for teachers and paraeducators to learn the basics of Nemeth code.

ASCII

- Here is a handout that shows the ASCII computer keyboard and the print characters and braille cell attributed to each.
- Here is a website with information on the North American ASCII Braille Table http://www.dotlessbraille.org/asciibrltable.htm
- ASCII values with corresponding Braille cell (brf file)

Nemeth Handouts

- Checklist for classroom teachers on math needed for the year so the TVI knows what Nemeth is going to be needed.
- Nemeth and Tactile graphics aligned to the Common Core can be found at https://mdk12.msde.maryland.gov/INSTRUCTION/commoncore/Pages/braille.aspx
- The Nemeth Braille Code for Mathematics and Science Notation 1972 Revision (green bible) from BANA is available in print and braille at http://www.brailleauthority.org/mathscience/nemeth1972.pdf. This is being updated and is also available in print form the American Printing House for the Blind at www.aph.org
- Here is a Nemeth Reference Sheet in a table format
- Nemeth for Algebra Nemeth for Algebra in Braille
- Nemeth for Geometry Nemeth for Geometry in Braille

Nemeth lessons that were written to correspond to "Learning the Nemeth Braille Code" by Ruth H. Craig.

- Lesson 1: Numbers, Operations, and Spatial Math (PowerPoint)
- Lesson 2: Multiplication with Decimals, Long Division, and Fraction Indicators (PowerPoint)
- Lesson 3: Fractions and Cancellation (PowerPoint)
- Lesson 4: Punctuation Indicator, Dash, Ellipsis, and Frequency Distribution (PowerPoint)
- Lesson 5: Omission, Type Form, Greek Letter, ELI, and Capitals (PowerPoint)
- Lesson 6: Abbreviation, Grouping, and Lists (PowerPoint)
- Lesson 7: Contractions and Short-Form Words (PowerPoint)
- Lesson 8: Comparison, Money, Percent, and Miscellaneous (PowerPoint)
- Lesson 9: Set Notation, Shapes, and Geometry (PowerPoint)
- Lesson 10: Subscript and Superscript (PowerPoint)
- Lesson 11: Modifiers, Directly Over, and More Geometry (PowerPoint)
- Lesson 12: Radicals and Synthetic Division (PowerPoint)
- Lesson 13: Stem and Leaf Plots (PowerPoint) (not in book)
- Lesson 14: Tactile Diagrams: clock, money, line plots, and pictographs (PowerPoint) (not in book)

Number Lines

- Number Line Symbols Only Number Line Symbols Only brf file
- Number Lines Reference from TSBVI Number Lines Reference brf file
- Number Lines Handout from the Draft of the Tactile Graphics Guidelines Number Lines Handout brf file

Place Value and Directly Under Indicator

- Transcribing when a number is underlined and a student is supposed to state the place value of the underlined Rule XIV86C (brf) Rule XIV86C (pdf)

Roman Numerals

- Roman Numeral Rules (pdf) Roman Numeral Rules (brf)
- Roman Numeral Chart (pdf) Roman Numeral Chart (brf)

Stem and Leaf Plots

- Stem and Leaf Plots Rules and Samples from the Braille Authority of North America (BANA0
- Stem and Leaf Plots More Samples

Synthetic Division

- Nemeth Code for Synthetic Division according to The Nemeth Braille Code for Mathematics and Science Notation 1972

Time and Money

- Handout on Time and Money in Literary and Nemeth code.