American Sign Language Teacher Resources

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ASL: Lesson 13

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Ever consider becoming an interpreter for a special needs or hearing impaired pupil? ASL lesson 13 focuses on becoming an interpreter and also on research. Included are many links to visual aids and video intended to guide your signing...
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Sign Language: a History

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Did you know that umpires first adopted hand signals when baseball's first deaf Major League player, William "Dummy" Hoy, started playing in the late 1800's? Discuss some of the historical impacts the Deaf population had on the 16th...
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ASL: Lesson 20

For Teachers 1st - Higher Ed
Teach it, learn it, communicate with it. ASL is at your fingertips with this sign language series. Lesson 20 focuses on classifiers, descriptive vocabulary, and asking questions. Each blue link on the page takes you to an image or video...
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ASL: Lesson 3

For Teachers 1st - 8th
The ASL lessons from lifeprint are amazing, but can be complicated. While this lesson is perfect for those needing to learn or teach ASL to the deaf community, it could also provide a valuable communication tool. This resource features...
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ASL: Lesson 16

For Teachers 2nd - Higher Ed
ASL lesson 16 covers adverbs of time, sentence structure, and asking questions. Each blue link takes you to an image, instructions, or video of the word/s being signed. Great resource!
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I (With American Sign Language Graphic)

For Students K - 1st
For this printing letter I worksheet, students trace 20 dotted examples of upper and lower case Zaner-Bloser letter Ii. Students then use the blank primary lines to practice their own letters.
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X (American Sign Language Graphic)

For Students K - 1st
In this printing letter X activity, students learn to form upper and lower case Zaner-Bloser letter X. Students trace 20 dotted examples and then practice their own letters on the blank primary lines.
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What's That Sign?

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Learners watch an episode of a PBS show called Maya and Miguel that focuses on communication with American Sign Language. They play a game in which they identify a number of the ASL signs.
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Letter Xx Practice

For Students Pre-K - 1st
In this letter X printing practice learning exercise, learners trace the uppercase letter. Students then practice printing the uppercase letter independently on the lines provided. Learners may also color the American Sign Language picture.
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Letter Cc Practice

For Students Pre-K - 1st
In this letter Cc printing practice worksheet, students trace the uppercase and lowercase letters. Students then practice printing the uppercase and lowercase letters indendently on the lines provided. Students may also color the...
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Letter Ii Practice

For Students Pre-K - 1st
In this letter "Ii" 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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Letter Jj Practice

For Students Pre-K - 1st
In this letter "Oo" printing practice activity, 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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Letter Oo Practice

For Students K - 2nd
In this letter Oo 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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Letter Vv Practice

For Students Pre-K - 1st
In this letter Vv printing practice worksheet, learners trace the uppercase and lowercase letters. Students then practice printing the uppercase and lowercase letters independently on the lines provided. Learners may also color the...
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Handwriting Practice: Letter Ww

For Students Pre-K - 1st
In this letter "Ww" printing practice activity, 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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Letter Yy Practice

For Students Pre-K - 1st
In this letter "Yy" printing practice activity, learners trace the uppercase and lowercase letters. Students then practice printing the uppercase and lowercase letters independently on the lines provided. Learners also color a picture...
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Simplified Sign Language

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Students practice and examine the different types of sign languages. They explore the need for a simplified system of signing. They compare the simplified version with American sign language. They also practice with another signing...
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Signed Stories

For Students Pre-K - 5th
Designed for the deaf, and useful for learners of American or British Sign Language, this tool models the signs for selected words. Entire books can be read aloud by a narrator, with options for displaying subtitles or an onscreen...
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ASL: Lesson 10

For Teachers K - Higher Ed
Focus on learning how to sign cardinal and ordinal numbers, nouns, and lexicalized fingerspelling. Here is lesson 10 of the series on learning ASL. Provided, are multiple links that provide a visual guide to proper signing. Teach your...
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ASL - Fingerspelling Alphabet

For Students K - 12th
Here you'll find a handy reference page to accompany your sign language lessons on fingerspelling the alphabet.
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ASL: Lesson 5

For Teachers 1st - Higher Ed
Sign language is an effective way to communicate with those special needs, hearing, impaired, and non-verbal pupils. This lesson provides a highly structured way to learn or teach ASL. Included are multiple links to images, descriptions,...
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ASL: Lesson 15

For Teachers 1st - Higher Ed
ASL is fun to learn and now so easy! This is lesson plan 15 in a series of 30+ lessons of learning or teaching ASL in a comprehensible and strategic way. Use this lesson plan to reinforce identifying community helpers and conducting an...
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How to Speak Without a Voice

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Some babies are learning sign language before learning to speak. Given the scenarios in this quiz, can you identify what each sign means? Multiple-choice answers are provided for each question. Use this resource in a psychology or sign...
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Body Language

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The power of signs and signals. Viewers use various body parts to illustrate how gestures convey meaning and how the meaning of these gestures may differ among racial and cultural groups, between men and women, or have meaning to...