American Sign Language Teacher Resources

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American Sign Language Song Project

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Engage your pupils in American Sign Language by bringing music into the curriculum. Groups select appropriate songs and spend time in class translating the lyrics into ASL before presenting in front of the class. Music and props are...
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American Sign Language Hand Symbols

For Students K - 12th
Whether you are learning or teaching American Sign Language, a thorough resource on the ways to depict different hand symbols is sure to enhance your journey into proficiency. With sections on different hand symbol groups, including...
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American Sign Language History and Practice

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Is fingerspelling a popular way to communicate in American Sign Language? Actually, only about 15% of a conversation between Deaf people uses fingerspelling! Learn more about Deaf history and review a variety of general strategies for...
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ASL Lesson 18

For Teachers 2nd - Higher Ed
Have a discussion, review nouns, and practice speaking using ASL. Lesson 18 of 30+ extensive lessons on using American Sign Language covers classifiers, coded English, and asking questions. Each link embedded in the lesson provides a...
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Master ASL Unit Two: Directionality

For Teachers 6th - 8th
What is directionality? Pronouns are imbedded in many signs used in American Sign Language. Teach your class some of the most common directional verbs and give them opportunities for practice. End this short day with a brief...
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ASL 1: Lesson 1

For Teachers K - Higher Ed
Experience lesson one of an extensive American Sign Language series! Whether you are teaching ASL or learning it as a communication tool to use in your special education class, this lesson is great! Foundational signs, such as finger...
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Giving Assistance

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Role play! It's time for learners to interact and practice their vocabulary in context. American Sign Language learners are given different scenarios and are encouraged to converse with others utilizing their new vocabulary. Great...
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ASL Coach - 'American Sign Language'

For Students K - 12th
ASL, or American Sign Language, uses fingerspelling quite a bit. If you or someone you know is in need of a quick and easy way to learn those first letters and numbers, look no further. 
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American Sign Language F

For Students K - 2nd
In this American Sign language, letter f, handwriting worksheet, students trace and print both capital and lowercase f, 8 times each. A computer animation that shows students how to print the letters is provided. A picture of American...
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American Sign Language G

For Students 1st - 3rd
In this American Sign Language, letter G, handwriting activity, students trace and print both capital and lowercase g, 8 times each. A computer animation that shows students how to print the letters is provided. A picture of the American...
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American Sign Language H

For Students 1st - 3rd
For this American Sign Language, letter H, handwriting worksheet, students trace and print both capital and lowercase H, 8 times each. A computer animation that shows students how to print the letters is provided. A picture of American...
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Greetings in American Sign Language

For Teachers 6th - 8th
What is your name? Run through the slides to acquaint your learners with greeting others in ASL. Your pupils will then practice introducing themselves to others around the classroom, and they will end the day by creating a poster...
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EdTech Tuesdays: Signed Stories

For Teachers Pre-K - 5th
A tablet can be a great visual tool for the classroom, and this American sign language tool could be just what you're looking for. Rich and Jennifer provide an overview of the app and point out the features that would be great for...
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Learning American Sign Language (ASL): Using Alphabet Flash Cards

For Teachers K - 8th
Students participate in various alphabet flashcard games to study the sign letters used by the hearing impaired.
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Give Me a Little Sign

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Students watch an episode of the PBS show "Maya & Miguel," and demonstrate various letters and words in American Sign Language. They create a message using a comic strip, spell their name using ASL, and answer discussion questions...
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ASL Interactive

For Students K - 12th
Go over the building blocks of American Sign Language with an interactive alphabet tool. As learners of all ages hover their cursors over a letter, the image of a hand changes to reflect that letter's sign in ASL.
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American Sign Language—Food

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Teach your American Sign Language class how to sign basic food items like pizza, apple, and orange. Lots of graphics (included) are used to play a game of concentration. Note: You'll have to be familiar with the signs themselves before...
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A Historical and Educational Perspective on American Sign Language

For Teachers Pre-K - Higher Ed
Using Sign Language to Communicate with Your Special-Needs Students in the Classroom
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American Sign Language Cards

For Students 3rd - 4th
For this American Sign Language worksheet, students cut out and study six illustrated cards. Students follow the written directions and picture clues to learn to sign these words: animal, tree, bag, wind, rain, bird.
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Letter Gg Practice

For Students Pre-K - 1st
In this letter Gg printing practice worksheet, students trace the uppercase and lowercase letters. Students then practice printing the uppercase and lowercase letters independently on the lines provided. Students may also color the...
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American Sign Language

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Provide your ASL learners with lots of historical and cultural information on the Deaf community. As the slides are text heavy and extensive, select certain slides to cover based on your day's agenda.
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"at" Endings Worksheet (American Sign Language)

For Students 5th - 6th
In this American sign language worksheet, students read and sign the word for 4 words. All end with "at": mat, hat, cat and bat. The words are written and there is a picture showing how to make the sign for the word.
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American Sign Language Poster

For Teachers 5th - 6th
In this American sign language worksheet, students learn the alphabet by analyzing this poster that has each letter with a picture of the hand in the correct position. There are no questions to answer.
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C is for C: American Sign Language

For Students Pre-K - 1st
In this early childhood letter Cc activity, students practice tracing the uppercase C and lowercase c lines before they form the same letters independently on the lines provided. A picture of the symbol C in American Sign Language is...