Traits Gap Activity – FREE DOWNLOAD. This is a gap activity, or an A-B activity. Partners will use this worksheet to ask questions of their partner to find out information they are missing. This activity focuses on fingerspelling, tendencies, and personality traits.
The 5 Parameters of a Sign: This is a classroom poster that describes how to form a word in American Sign Language. It outlines the Five Parameters of a Sign. Click here to purchase.
The 5 Parameters Board Game: This is a “board” game designed to review signs. The focus of the game is for players to think about the five parameters and signs they know or can create by changing parameters and connecting like parameters. The game can be used for unit review, final exam preparation or a great sub activity. Game comes with:
1 Game board (1 computer size paper than can be enlarged)
3 pages of already created cards to use for review (63 cards with repeating cards)
1 page of teacher instructions on how to play the game Click here to purchase.
Personality Traits Dice Game: Students LOVE this game! Directions: Throw one dice then the other. The first dice gives you the number for the vertical line and the second dice gives you the number for the horizontal line. The total sum tells you which trait you ask your team about. Students can review vocabulary or extend the activity to talk about themselves and ask others questions. Click here to purchase.
Occupations Gap Activity: This is a partner activity focusing on the practice of occupations, traits required for a job and courses or schooling the profession would need. This activity works well with the Signing Naturally unit 11 (new purple book) or the older SN book unit 10. Partners will help each other complete the missing information. Click here to purchase.
Dice Game, States: Directions: Throw one dice then the other. The first dice gives you the number for the vertical line and the second dice gives you the number for the horizontal line. The total sum tells you which state you will travel to. Use this game to review states or to create sentences about travel and ask questions to others about their travel. Great for past tense or future tense speaking activities. Click here to purchase.
Famous Deaf Poets: Use these posters to teach students about famous deaf poets. Posters all have a photo and name of the poet. These are great to use during literature units or famous deaf people. There are 10 individual posters including Patrick Graybill, Bernard Bragg, Dorothy Miles, Ella Mae Lentz, Rose Ann Goodman, Ben Jarashow, Ben Bahan, Jon Lenois, Peter Cook, and Chuck Baird. Click here to purchase.
Use this fun game to give students the opportunity to practice clothing related vocabulary and Descriptive Classifiers (DCLs). This game also lets students be creative in putting together their own what not to wear outfit with the clothing on the grid.
Game needs 2 dice. Game can be played in small groups or with partners. Once downloaded, make as many copies as needed for your classroom. Laminate them to prolong the life of the document. Printing in color is highly recommended for descriptions. Click here to purchase.
Levels of Proficiency Explained Version 1: This is a document to help explain to students, parents, administrators and other school community the various levels to the pathway to proficiency. Proficiency explanations are on different colored, super cute chevron pencils to brighten up the classroom. Pencils can be laminated and hung in the classroom, shared with students on your website and shared with parents at back to school night. Click here to purchase.
The 7 “Ps” Classroom Rules: This is a 7 page document showcasing and explaining each of the classroom rules…Be prompt, polite, prepared, positive, productive, persistent and patient. Posters can be printed and hung in the classroom or enlarged and laminated. This is an easy way to remind students about classroom expectations. Click here to purchase.
Grammar Rules: These descriptions of the grammatical structures of ASL are great for class lectures, bulletin boards or communicating grammar with students. Best of all this is a FREE DOWNLOAD. These documents are beautiful and can be printed and enlarged or used as is. Set comes with: 1 title page & 10 grammar rules explained and example shown. Rules: Topic comment, simple yes/no, long yes/no, information seeking questions, conditional sentences, negation, rhetorical, ordering of simple sentences, tense, and pronominalization. All proceeds support the creativeaslteaching.com blog. Click here to purchase.
The Filming Process How To: How many times have you watched a video and had students with no heads or hands? This has happened one too many times for me. This printable is a great way to get students attention and help them be successful in their video assignments. Post around the room as a reminder of what should be done at the start, middle and end of the video recording process. Use this colorful, printable tool to help students create amazing videos. Click here to purchase.
Levels of Proficiency Version 2: This is a document to help explain to students, parents, administrators and other school community the various levels to the pathway to proficiency.
Proficiency explanations are on different colored chevron papers to brighten up the classroom. Papers can be laminated and hung in the classroom, shared with students on your website and shared with parents at back to school night.
Real World Proficiency Printables for Bulletin Board: These printables are great for your students if you use homework choices or use other proficiency related activities in your classroom. Printables are great for showing students where to go to navigate the Internet to find the right tools and sources to complete assignments. Not only does it help your students, but it helps you look organized and current in the digital world.
Set comes with one title page (postable) and 7 proficiency pages for look, watch, create, review, research, culture and Internet. All pages have several tools, apps, sites, or resources for students to explore.
You can make this document into an informative bulletin board or post on your website. This can also be used to share with parents at back to school night. Creating beautiful bulletin boards can be time consuming and stressful especially at the start of the school year. Take some stress out of your room setup and impress your students, parents and administration. Click here to purchase.
This unit has 3 lessons and one Integrated Performance Assessment. Unit is 7 – 11 days in duration depending on your planning schedule and activities you choose to incorporate. Unit can be taught consecutively or as individual lessons. Most lessons work great as sub plans. All the lessons in this unit have instructions for the teacher and a hyperlink to the student project sheet. Work is for upper level language students. Student project sheets contain step by step instructions of what students need to accomplish. They can be projected, pushed out in digital form (Google Classroom) or printed and given to students.