Description: 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.
Keywords: Conversation, Game, Descriptors, Fingerspelling
AATSP Standards for Learning American Sign Language:
- Standard 1.1 - Students engage in conversations and correspondence in American Sign Language to provide and obtain information, express feelings and emotions, and exchange opinions”
- Standard 1.3 - Students present information, concepts, and ideas in American Sign Language to an audience of viewers on a variety of topics”
- Standard 4.1 - Students demonstrate understanding of the nature of language through comparisons of American Sign Language and their own languages.”
Idaho Content Standards for World Languages:
- COMM 1: Interact with others in the target language and gain meaning from interactions in the target language.
- COMM 1.1: Interact and negotiate meaning (spoken, signed, written conversation) to share information, reactions, feelings, and opinions.
NCSSFL-ACTFL Can-Do Statements:
- I can express my characteristics/personality traits using ASL.
- I am comfortable with my ability to explain a concept without the use of fingerspelling.
- I am able to express opinions that relate to everyday topics.