American Sign Language Teacher Resources
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American Sign Language Song Project
Engage your pupils in American Sign Language by bringing music into the curriculum. Groups select appropriate songs and spend time in class translating the lyrics into ASL before presenting in front of the class. Music and props are encouraged to liven up the presentations.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 10 Views 4 Downloads
ASL 1: Lesson 1
Experience lesson plan one of an extensive American Sign Language series! Whether you are teaching ASL or learning it as a communication tool to use in your special education class, this lesson plan is great! Foundational signs, such as finger spelling, basic grammar forms, and vocabulary, are covered.
K - Higher Ed Special Education 62 Views 348 Downloads
ASL: Lesson 5
Sign language is an effective way to communicate with those special needs, hearing, impaired, and non-verbal pupils. This lesson provides a highly structured way to learn or teach ASL. Included are multiple links to images, descriptions, and videos of proper sign technique.
1st - Higher Ed Special Education 21 Views 31 Downloads
ASL Lesson 18
Have a discussion, review nouns, and practice speaking using ASL. Lesson 18 of 30+ extensive lessons on using American Sign Language covers classifiers, coded English, and asking questions. Each link embedded in the lesson provides a visual aide so you sign what you say correctly.
2nd - Higher Ed Special Education 3 Views 11 Downloads
ASL: Lesson 13
Ever consider becoming an interpreter for a special needs or hearing impaired pupil? ASL lesson 13 focuses on becoming an interpreter and also on research. Included are many links to visual aids and video intended to guide your signing technique as you practice.
11th - Higher Ed Special Education 6 Views 5 Downloads
ASL: Lesson 3
The ASL lessons from lifeprint are amazing, but can be complicated. While this lesson is perfect for those needing to learn or teach ASL to the deaf community, it could also provide a valuable communication tool. This resource features some useful vocabulary words that even low functioning special education students could benefit from.
1st - 8th Special Education 16 Views 32 Downloads
ASL: Lesson 15
ASL is fun to learn and now so easy! This is lesson 15 in a series of 30+ lessons of learning or teaching ASL in a comprehensible and strategic way. Use this lesson to reinforce identifying community helpers and conducting an interview. Teaching your Special Needs Students ASL can provide an effective mode of communication.
1st - Higher Ed Special Education 6 Views 9 Downloads
ASL: Lesson 20
Teach it, learn it, communicate with it. ASL is at your fingertips with this sign language series. Lesson 20 focuses on classifiers, descriptive vocabulary, and asking questions. Each blue link on the page takes you to an image or video of that word being signed.
1st - Higher Ed Special Education 8 Views 15 Downloads
ASL: Lesson 19
Being able to express feelings is important for every learner. ASL lesson 19 is intended for teaching hearing impaired pupils or special ed teachers functional ASL. Since this provides a list of signs describing feelings, it would be a perfect communication tool to use with and teach to your special ed, non-verbal, or Autistic learners.
1st - Higher Ed Special Education 6 Views 18 Downloads
Learning ASL: Lesson 9
Here is lesson 9 in an extensive series on teaching and learning ASL. Discuss code switching, numerical incorporation, and noun based vocabulary. Then, click on the blue links to view ASL in action. Each link takes you to a printable image and video showing how to sign specific vocabulary, sentences, and questions.
1st - Higher Ed Special Education 9 Views 13 Downloads
ASL Lesson 8
Another awesome ASL lesson! Teach ASL to a special ed class, hearing impaired child, or for your own enrichment. This lesson provides comprehensible ASL language development. Each highlighted blue area links to a video, printable image, and or series of images intended for establishing good signing.
1st - Higher Ed Special Education 8 Views 25 Downloads
ASL: Building a functional vocabulary
Best resource ever! Teaching and learning to teach ASL just got easier. For special education teachers or those working with hearing impaired learners, this lesson provides story and time telling practice using ASL. Each blue link you click on connects you with an image or video of the sentence or vocabulary word to be taught.
2nd - Higher Ed 21st Century Skills 6 Views 87 Downloads
ASL: Lesson 10
Focus on learning how to sign cardinal and ordinal numbers, nouns, and lexicalized fingerspelling. Here is lesson 10 of the series on learning ASL. Provided, are multiple links that provide a visual guide to proper signing. Teach your special education pupils or learn to communicate with a whole new group of friends.
K - Higher Ed Special Education 6 Views 15 Downloads
Role play! It's time for learners to interact and practice their vocabulary in context. American Sign Language learners are given different scenarios and are encouraged to converse with others utilizing their new vocabulary. Great scenarios provided.
10th - Higher Ed Languages 3 Views 6 Downloads
"Some Excellent Dumb Discourse:" Caliban as native American
Explore The Tempest and how language and power are intertwined in the play. Through a series of questions (provided) and an intense activity that has groups translate Caliban's speech into American Sign Language, learners recognize similarities and differences between Caliban's language and ASL.
11th - 12th Language Arts 5 Views 6 Downloads
American Sign Language History and Practice
Is fingerspelling a popular way to communicate in American Sign Language? Actually, only about 15% of a conversation between Deaf people uses fingerspelling! Learn more about Deaf history and review a variety of general strategies for learning ASL.
9th - 12th Languages 3 Views 20 Downloads