This high school course is an introduction to the study of the language of the Deaf (American Sign Language). ASL is a complete visual, gestural language capable of expressing every idea and emotion. The course emphasizes the use of space, facial expressions, and a wide sign vocabulary. In addition, Level 1 begins the study of ASL grammar and Deaf Culture, as well as an introduction to outreach ministries to the Deaf. Strategies include the study of ASL grammatical structures and syntax, teaming games, vocabulary builders, video exercises, Deaf guest speakers, performances, and outreach activities. Students younger than Grade 8 need instructor's approval to enroll.
Signing Naturally Units 1-6 Student Set – ISBN: 978-1-58121-210-5
Parents are responsible for purchasing all textbooks and supplies before the first day of class.
Supply fees are due to each teacher on the first day of class. This fee covers materials, lab supplies, and other expenses incurred by the teacher. They are a one-time fee.
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