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  1. ASL- part A

  2. Warm-Up • Choose a piece of paper with a question on it. • Do not show anyone else your question. • When instructed to do so walk around the room and have a classmate answer your question. • However neither of you may speak. • When you have six responses sit down quietly.

  3. Describe this task. • Was it difficult? • What parts were difficult? • Was it easy? • What parts were easy? • Imagine if this was how you had to communicate.

  4. At the end of the lesson you will be able to… • Define ASL. • Identify facts about ASL.

  5. Watch this next video. • D-PAN: The Deaf Performing Artists Network • Explain what this means.

  6. What do you know about… • Using the Alphabet boxes write one word or phrase associated with deafness or ASL in each box. • Try to fill in as many boxes as possible.

  7. Deafness/ASL

  8. The Manual Alphabet

  9. How would you sign your name?

  10. Fact or Fiction

  11. ASL is universal. • Fiction- Each country has a unique sign system. LSF (France) BSL (England)

  12. Deaf people don’t interact with hearing people. • Fiction- Many deaf people go to school, work and socialize with hearing people.

  13. ASL uses one sign for each word spoken. • Fiction- There are not always sign equivalents for English words. Sometimes an entire English phrase can be communicated with one sign.

  14. ASL uses facial expression as part of the language. • Fact- Facial expression is extremely important in sign language. All adjectives and question makers (like when your voice goes up) are made on the face in ASL.

  15. The correct term for someone who cannot hear is Hearing Impaired. • Fiction- Deaf people are very proud of their culture and language. They prefer to be called DEAF.

  16. The best way to learn sign language is to take a class at school. • Fiction- Although learning ASL in the classroom is good, the best way to learn is by interacting with Deaf people.

  17. Deaf people can play musical instruments. • Fact- Believe it or not, there are bands made up of deaf and hard of hearing members. Often they do not have singers, but signers.

  18. Deaf people can use telephones. • Fact- Deaf people can use a TTY or video hook up to talk on the phone.

  19. 55 percent of meaning in communication comes from body language. • Fact- This includes hearing and Deaf.

  20. Gesturing, body movement and facial expression are important in ASL. • Fact- Gesturing, body movement and facial expressions are used in all facets of ASL communication.

  21. When our body language conflicts with our words, listeners will typically pay more attention to our nonverbal message. (Mehrabian, 1972) ASL is a language that uses non-verbal communication and body language to express ideas.

  22. Wrap-Up • How would you define ASL? • Next Class- Deaf history and signing numbers

  23. Day 2

  24. Fill in the body language sheet with the predicted percentages.

  25. At the end of the lesson you will be able to… • Sign your name. • Sign the numbers 0-9. • Create a time-line of Deaf history.

  26. Body Movement and Facial Expression

  27. Body Language 7% • _________ of meaning conveyed by typical utterance regarding our feelings and attitudes comes from the words we use. • ________ of meaning comes from our voice. • ________ of meaning comes from our body language. 38% 55%

  28. Body Movement Resource Sheet

  29. Anger Happiness Confusion Sadness Boredom 6. Excitement 7. Fear 8. Exhaustion 9. Energetic 10. Disappointment Without Speaking Convey…

  30. ASL Number System

  31. Sign Your Phone Number

  32. Deaf History Timeline • Working with a partner create a timeline of Deaf history. • Place the information with the asterisks ** on the timeline as well as 5 additional items of your choice. • Afterwards be ready to discuss which elements you picked and why.

  33. Day 2 part 2

  34. Sign your phone number to a partner. • The partner is to write down the numbers signed. • Then switch roles.

  35. At the end of the lesson you will be able to… • Finger spell simple words. • Sign the numbers 0-9. • Create a time-line of Deaf history.

  36. Deaf History Timeline • Working with a partner create a timeline of Deaf history. • Place the information with the asterisks ** on the timeline as well as 5 additional items of your choice. • Afterwards be ready to discuss which elements you picked and why.

  37. Deaf History Timeline Deaf History Timeline

  38. Explain which piece of Deaf history interested you the most. Why? • Next Class- features of culture

  39. 4/14/08 If needed

  40. Explain which piece of Deaf history interested you the most. Why?

  41. At the end of the lesson you will be able to… • Finger spell simple words. • Sign the numbers 0-9. • Identify aspects of the Deaf culture

  42. Sign a 3 letter word • Sign a 4 letter word • Sign a 5 letter word • Sign the date • Sign your birth date

  43. Day 3

  44. Explain what these mean to you. • No one is exactly like me. • I have many things in common with the members of my family and community. • Every person in the world needs some of the same things I need.

  45. At the end of the lesson you will be able to… • Finger spell simple words. • Identify aspects of the Deaf culture

  46. While no one is exactly alike, as a culture we have many things in common. • People is various groups look at people in other groups as “different.” • Why?

  47. Many of our “differences” are related to our culture. What is culture? • Culture

  48. When we talk about behaviors and beliefs that a group have in common we are talking about culture. • No one is exactly like me. • I have many things in common with the members of my family and community. • Every person in the world needs some of the same things I need. Each individual has unique talents and preferences. We learn a set of behaviors and beliefs from the people we grow up with. All people share basic needs (food, shelter, love, respect)

  49. Features of Culture In groups of 4 complete the sheet on Features of Culture.

  50. Features of Culture • Rules of Polite Behavior • Are there things you do while having a conversation that are viewed as polite? • Greetings • How do you greet someone you don’t know? People you do know? Say goodbye? • Importance of Time • To be on time? The person waiting for you? Important appointments? • Facial Expressions and Hand Gestures • Eye contact while speaking? In school?