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ASL Literature Across the Curriculum
Transcript of ASL Literature Across the Curriculum
What is ASL Literacy?
Importance of ASL Literacy
Poems, Folktales, and Storytelling
Uses American Sign Language and creative uses of signs, handshapes, facial expression, and classifiers.
ASL Literacy Across the Curriculum
Presented By: Mark Holcomb
The ability to use all features of ASL to express oneself fluently.
"Master your language"
Types of ASL Stories
"I don't teach ASL... how can I use these? "
"Create an Acrostic ASL Poem that describes something you do everyday."
Formative Assessment,Projects, and Bell Ringers
Create a 1-10 story about Hercules origins.
Give students the ability to show their knowledge in a unique way.
Lets Try It!
We can use ASL stories throughout the curriculum.
We know we should encourage our students to "Master ASL"
Helps students "own" their language.
Preserve Deaf Culture and ASL
"This was so much fun!"
"I wish my other teachers did this."
"Quizzing in ASL is better than English!"
"Create a "Letter ASL Story" that uses the formula SOH CAH TOA."
"Elementary ASL Handshape Story about the Water Cycle."
HS English Teacher at Texas School for the Deaf
(MS) Secondary Education for Deaf and Hard of Hearing: RIT/NTID (2014)
(BS) Professional and Technical Communications: RIT (2012)
ASL Acrostic Name Poem
1-10 Story About My Presentation
1-10 Story: Summarize Romeo and Juliet
Helps students show TRUE knowledge.