The week before, students were asked to bring in a representation of their artistic self-expressing to share with others in the group. In this lab, they will be sharing those experiences and representations. Students will be given a short, 10 word, fingerspelling quiz from the lab assistant.
Students will play a game regarding a wide variety of topics to further their conversation skills. Students will describe objects using descriptors to work on fingerspelling
In this activity, students will practice talking about their families and each other's families. Students will begin by describing famous families and how each member is related to each other. Then they will practice fingerspelling names. Their main activity will be to describe their family tree with a partner and then describe their partner's family tree.
Students will have multiple opportunities to practice fingerspelling their receptive, fingerspelling comprehension skills. Within this lab students will have exposure to different speeds of fingerspelling and a variety of letter pairs.
Students get to practice their receptive skills with a fingerspelling quiz. Students should be reading fingerspelling at a mid-fast speed. Students are also practicing receptive/expressive descriptions of places/images/etc.
Students are exposed to a wide variety of things to do with this activity, each individual activity focuses on either expressive or receptive signs. All four activities work on improving fingerspelling skills, as well as reading fingerspelling. Students also get a chance to experience tactile signing in one of the activities!
Students will have a fingerspelling quiz, both from the lab assistant and from other students in the lab. For the main activity, students will be designing their ideal classrooms fit to their learning styles, then comparing and contrasting their designs to ideal classrooms for the Deaf.
This activity will be a review for ASL students. There are categories like physical descriptions, numbers and shapes, and Deaf culture. There is also a short fingerspelling quiz for the students to practice their receptive skills.
This lab allows students to review what they've learned so far. Students will play a variety of games to better their sign skills. The games involve vocabulary, fingerspelling and physical descriptions.
This activity is a review focusing on fingerspelling and vocabulary. There are predetermined categories provided, and both activities are done in teams/small groups. However, they can be adapted to individual work/whole class group.
This lab will allow students to fingerspell with each other and work on their receptive skills. There is also a fun spy game for the students so they can also work on their conversational skills.
This game helps students use descriptions to describe a word. Students will learn how to use other vocabulary words to have their peers guess a particular word. Students will also get to play Hangman to help with their fingerspelling skills.
Students will hold a conversation reflecting on their Thanksgiving Break in the target language. Students will focus on both active and receptive fingerspelling.