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Museum of DisABILITY History

PreK - Grade 3 Lesson Plans

Here you will find Disability History Lesson Plans for grades PreK- Grade 3. The lesson plans are divided into five units. All documents are in PDF format and available for download. Simply click on the title of the lesson plan. We would very much like to hear your feedback. Please contact us with any comments or suggestions concerning the lesson plans. Enjoy!


Unit 1: "Don't Call Me Special"

*   Don't Call Me Special

*   Don't Laugh at Me

*   Stand in My Shoes

*   Stand Tall Molly Lou Melon


Unit 2: "Living with disABILITY"

*   Ian's Walk & Apples for Cheyenne

*   A Picture Book of Helen Keller

*   A Picture Book of Louis Braille

*   Can You Hear a Rainbow


Unit 3: "Assistive Devices"

*   Rolling Along

*   Zoom!


Unit 4: "Service and Therapeutic Animals"

*   Looking Out for Sarah

*   The Right Dog for the Job

*   Buddy, The First Seeing Eye Dog


Unit 5: "People with disABILITIES in School"

*   Taking Down Syndrome to School

*   Taking Visual Impairment to School