Fingerspelling Teacher Resources
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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
A Sense for Technology
Students discuss American Sign Language. They work in pairs to review the fingerspelling alphabet and to spell a few common words. In addition. they work with a partner to practice signs for 10 different words related to a selected topic and perform a piece that uses those 10 signs.
6th - 8th Health 3 Views 3 Downloads
ASL 1: Lesson 1
Experience lesson 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 is great! Foundational signs, such as finger spelling, basic grammar forms, and vocabulary, are covered.
K - Higher Ed Special Education 46 Views 345 Downloads
ASL Lesson 2
Empower your non-verbal, autistic, or learning-impaired child with sign language. Lesson 2 in this functional and straight-forward series focuses on vocabulary related to familial relationships and ASL grammar. Video clips and images of each word or sentence are linked to this lesson.
1st - Higher Ed Language Arts 17 Views 72 Downloads
An extensive list of vocabulary is provided, one word per slide, but make sure you stop after each slide to ensure your learners are practicing the correct sign. Also, organize slides in a more manageable chunk to retain your learners' interest.
6th - 8th Languages 3 Views 1 Download
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 24 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 students, 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 5 Views 86 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 10
Focus on learning how to sign cardinal and ordinal numbers, nouns, and lexicalized fingerspelling. Here is instructional activity 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
ASL Lesson 4
Provide your hearing-impaired or special-needs students with a functional ASL vocabulary focused on feelings and family. Lesson 4 in this extensive series allows you to view both images and videos of each word or sentence as it is signed. This resource provides words that are key for communicating basic feelings with non-verbal learners.
K - Higher Ed Special Education 18 Views 42 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 10 Views 32 Downloads
ASL Lesson 7
A series of food-related sentences and words are the focus of this practical and straight-forward lesson. With a 70 minute video lecture and ASL demo, this resource features images and clips of very useful ASL vocabulary words. While it may be too difficult for your special-needs student, it could prove to be an invaluable tool for you or your hearing-impaired learners.
1st - Higher Ed Language Arts 8 Views 23 Downloads
The Living Words
Students translate a 16th century English text into contemporary English. They discuss the cultural uniqueness and significance of language and document words or phrases currently used in their daily lives. They use this list to aid in their translation of the 16th century text.
6th - 12th Language Arts 7 Views 19 Downloads