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2012 Veteran's Day video-ASL Level 3 and 4 Students signing the National Anthem
updated November 26, 2012
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Upcoming Events and Homework
Level 1 Final Info.
June 4 - June 5
The Level 1 Final will consist of two parts:
1. Signing Spotlight questions/answers during the week of May 20-24. This will be worth 50 points.
2. The multiple choice test will be on June 4th. This test will be worth 78 points. Students were given a list of resources they need to study. These resources include units 1-8 grammar, Douglas Tilden, Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet, Edward Miner Gallaudet, Laruent Clerc, 5 parameters of ASL, and the Hisotry Through Deaf Eyes packet (DVD comprehension questions from the beginning of the year).
Signing Spotlight Final
Signing Spotlight Rubric
Level 3 Final Exam Info.
June 5 - June 6
You will be tested on 90 idioms. Please see the attached documents for a complete list.
This is a comprehensive list of ASL websites and resources.
ABC story-grading rubric
American Sign Language vs. English
Interesting trivia information regarding ASL vs. English.
ASL Course Syllabus
This is a copy of the course syllabus for American Sign Language levels 1-4 at WHS. Each student and parent/guardian is required to sign and return this within the first week of school.
College and Universities-ASL
Did you know….?
** ASL is the third most common language in the United States, surpassed only by English and Spanish. In fact, studies have indicated between 500,000 and 2,000,000 people in the U.S. alone use American Sign Language as their primary form of communication.
** It has been stated that approximately 55% of what is “said” is through body language. ASL helps individuals learn to express themselves using their face, eyes, head movements, and body movements.
** Many employers in the service industry encourage their workers to learn ASL. They know having signers on staff can contribute toward good faith showing compliance with the American with Disabilities Act.
Deaf Culture PowerPoint and Presentation Grading Sheet
This document explains how the Deaf Culture Presentation will be graded. It is worth 80 points.
Please ensure that the PowerPoint (PPT) is proof read for errors.
Students may use easybib.com for assistance with how to cite their resources. They may also follow the MLA document that is saved on this website (below).
Directions for downloading your PPT at school. ALL PowerPoint projects MUST be turned in by Thursday at 3:05!
You will find the S drive under MY COMPUTER (similar to the same way you access your U drive)
1. When you save your work for, be sure to select the Windows Icon (picture) in the upper left corner. Select SAVE AS. Name your project with your name AND the title of your project! Do NOT attempt to save your work by selecting the disc icon (picture).
2. Open the U drive
3. Highlight your presentation/saved work.
On the left menu, it shows "Copy this file"
An error message will appear. Click OK.
It will give you a drop down menu.
Select S drive; drop only folder; KOHNER; Select the hour; Deaf Culture presenation: select COPY
Students need to practice presenting their information as they will be presenting in class.
Deaf Event Checklist
Use this as a guide when you are ready to complete your reaction paper to complete the Deaf event requirement(s).
Deaf Event Example Paper and Guidelines
This document includes all the information you will need to complete your Deaf Event reaction paper.
Hearing Aids and Cochlear Implants
This document contains information about hearing aids, cochlear implants, and how deaf individuals utilize the Relay Service to make a telephone call to someone who does not own a TTY. Less and less deaf individuals are using TTY's as e-mail and text messaging are used more today.
Level 1 Expressive Final Rubric
Students need to prepare for the Trimester 1/Level 1 Expressive portion of their final exam.
Level 2 Expressive Final Rubric
Students need to prepare for the Trimester 1/Level 2 expressive portion for their final exam.
Manual Alphabets from Around the World
MLA Reference Format
This document lists Modern Language Association of America (MLA) reference format.
Non Fiction Book Report Rubric
This rubric is intended for Level 3 and 4 ASL students who choose to write an essay as their final book project.
Non Fiction Writing Prompts
This document is for Level 3 and 4 ASL students.
Proficiency Test-Level 2 Responses
Proficiency Test-Level 2 Questions
Silent Night Event-Woodbury Bulletin Article
This is a copy of the article featured on the front page of the Woodbury Bulletin on 11/25/09. It features information from the Silent Night event which took place on 11/19/09.
Unit 10 Practice Phrases
The list of phrases is written in English. Practice signing the phrases in ASL. Remember NOT to sign the phrases in English word order.
Unit 10 Vocabulary PowerPoint and Dialogue Practice
This is the Unit 10 Vocabulary and Dialogue PowerPoint that was used in class. Use this to help study for the test. If you need help remembering a sign, check out the ASL Website document. This has several ASL dictionaries to choose from that are available on the internet. Remember that the dictionaries may be some slight regional sign variations.
Unit 11 Describing a Famous Person or Cartoon Character
Unit 11 Vocabulary List
Unit 11 Vocabulary PowerPoint
Unit 12 Vocabulary PowerPoint
Unit 2 Vocabulary Power Point
This document includes pictures of vocabulary for unit 2. Students have reviewed this information in class. The last slide is a sample dialogue students should practice asking and answering.
Unit 3 Sports Vocabulary PowerPoint
Unit 3 Vocabulary PowerPoint
Unit 4 Vocabulary PowerPoint
FLIP CAMERA-How to save a Video
These are directions on how to save a FLIP video to your U drive and then copy it to the S drive.
Unit 13 Vocabulary PPT
This PPT has pictures associated with the unit 13 vocabulary.
Unit 7 Vocabulary (partial) PowerPoint
Unit 7 Vocabulary list-Make flash cards
Deafblind Awareness Quiz
This is an assignment for my Level 1 students.
Pledge of Allegiance PowerPoint
Non Manual Signals PowerPoint
UNIT 17 VOCABULARY
Unit 14-Language In Action (LIA) Questions
Print the worksheet, and use your DVD to answer the comprehension questions.
Unit 13-17 (p.151) Questions to Ask Proficiency Assessment
This is the evaluation form that will be used to grade your videotaped performance. Use this as a reference for studying.
Unit 13-17 (p.151) Statement to Make Evaluation Form
This is the form that will be used to assess your final videotaped performance for the Unit 13-17 questions/statements proficiency evaluation.
Countries and Cities
This document will be introduced in Unit 8 and reviewed in unit 15.