American Sign Language Teacher Resources

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ASL: Lesson 19

For Teachers 1st - Higher Ed
Being able to express feelings is important for every learner. ASL lesson plan 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...
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ASL: Lesson 15

For Teachers 1st - Higher Ed
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....
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ASL: Lesson 16

For Teachers 2nd - Higher Ed
ASL lesson 16 covers adverbs of time, sentence structure, and asking questions. Each blue link takes you to an image, instructions, or video of the word/s being signed. Great resource!
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ASL Lesson 11

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Use this resource to learn or to teach ASL. Lesson 11 focuses on ASL grammar and function, asking questions, and using vocabulary such as never, sometimes, and always. Images and videos are available to help ensure proper form while...
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ASL Sign Time Test

For Students 9th - 12th
What were you doing yesterday evening? What time did you go to sleep? Use this time test to quiz your ASL class with time and schedule vocabulary. 
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Body Language

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The power of signs and signals. Viewers use various body parts to illustrate how gestures convey meaning and how the meaning of these gestures may differ among racial and cultural groups, between men and women, or have meaning to...
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Cultural Notes: A Look at Deaf Culture

For Teachers 5th - 8th
How do people become deaf? Can deaf people do the same things as those who aren't deaf? There are a lot of questions that surround us when we are unfamiliar with something. Help your class be more culturally sensitive with this...
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A is for American Sign Language: The Letter Aa

For Students K - 1st
In this printing practice worksheet, learners follow the dotted lines and numbered arrows to practice printing two lines of both uppercase and lowercase A. If online, they can view an animation of how to form the letter. 
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B is for B in American Sign Language

For Students K - 1st
In this printing practice worksheet, students follow the dotted lines to form the letters B and b. They print two rows of each. They can see an animation of how to form each letter if they look at the worksheet online before printing it...
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I (With American Sign Language Graphic)

For Students K - 1st
In this printing letter I activity, students trace 20 dotted examples of upper and lower case Zaner-Bloser letter Ii. Students then use the blank primary lines to practice their own letters.
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X (American Sign Language Graphic)

For Students K - 1st
In this printing letter X worksheet, learners learn to form upper and lower case Zaner-Bloser letter X. Students trace 20 dotted examples and then practice their own letters on the blank primary lines.
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Y (American Sign Language Graphic)

For Students K - 1st
In this printing letter y instructional activity, students learn to form upper and lower case Zaner-Bloser letter y. Students trace 20 dotted examples and then practice their own letters on the blank primary lines.
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ASL Crossword

For Teachers 8th - 9th
Give your ASL learners this crossword puzzle to fill time or review basic vocabulary terms. The clues are creatively done using visual images of the hand signs. How clever! 
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Practice Fingerspelling

For Teachers 6th - 8th
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'...
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What is Language?

For Teachers Higher Ed
Intended to be used along with the first chapter of An Introduction to Language textbook, this PowerPoint is full of linguistic terminology that is not necessarily explained. This tool can be used to complement a lecture or a text, but...
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Better Attitudes and Skills in Children

For Teachers K - 3rd
Little kids often have very big feelings, and need help expressing them. A set of social emotional lessons provide tangible ways for young elementary learners to visualize their emotions, focus on clear communication, and channel their...
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ASL - Fingerspelling Alphabet

For Students K - 12th
Here you'll find a handy reference page to accompany your sign language lessons on fingerspelling the alphabet.
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Florida School for the Deaf and Blind

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learn from teachers at the Florida School for the Deaf and Blind on ways to reach students of different learning styles and ability levels, as well as how to accommodate learners with special needs in a general education classroom setting.
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A Sense for Technology

For Teachers 6th - 8th
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...
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ASL III: Classifiers

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Classifiers show movement, location, and appearance.  This basic presentation will introduce ASL learners to how classifiers are formed and what their functions are. Pair with practice opportunities to engage all learners! 
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Evaluating Text: Helen Keller's "My Life"

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Readers are asked to evaluate Helen Keller's claim, and the evidence she uses to support her argument, that it is more difficult for hearing impaired children to learn to talk with others.
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Understanding Nonverbal Messages

For Teachers 6th - 8th
New ReviewThe Overcoming Obstacles course for middle schoolers continues with a unit module on communication. In the first instructional activity, participants engage in a series of activities that help them recognize nonverbal clues and the...
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Science for Technology

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers discuss sign language and learn how to spell some words.  In this investigative lesson plan students work with a partner to write and perform sign language on a given topic. 
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Sign Language

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students create short video tutorials on various American Sign Language signs. This lesson is a six-day project that begins with internet research and ends with student self-evaluations of project results.

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