* This is intended to be used for learners in G1 and up. This module may fit into a larger course to provide a broader content for the module as it is openly and freely shared. ASL (American Sign Language) is a visual language. Instead of verbal language, you use your body such as your hands and facial expressions. You can actually use ASL to communicate whenever you like, use it like your daily conversations.
This is an assignment that can be given to students taking an American Sign Language course, to enrich their learning.
Choose from a list of opportunities that will enrich your ASL and Deaf Culture learning. These assignments are related to the Deaf Community, Deaf Culture, ASL communication, and service work. You will complete 1 enrichment assignment each week.
Go to the Personal Enrichment Learning Form and make a copy of the spreadsheet for your personal use by selecting 'File>Make a Copy'. Name your form 'Personal Enrichment Form_your name'.
Each enrichment option explains the required documentation to include (i.e. recorded conversation, written paper, picture(s), signatures, etc.).
Fill out the form with the assignment you did for the week. Add a link that shows the documentation for the assignment and add the week you completed it (i.e. week 2).
You will be graded on the below criteria:
Participation, Attitude, and Effort
Following Instructions and Requirements
Documentation of Completion
Explore the creation of the Kennedy Center's Theater for Young Audiences and VSA Arts production of Nobody's Perfect, including how American Sign Language was incorporated into a lively musical (ASL captioning is included in every episode in this series).
This lab will introduce ASL students to name signs and how to use WHQ questions. Students will learn from a video and from conversing with others. Students will also learn how to ask a variety of different questions.