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Instructor: Aimee Puerta

Prerequisite: ASL 1

Duration: 1 year 

Frequency: 2 days per week

Grade Level: 9‐12

Time:  10:15 AM Tuesdays & Thursdays

 

For full syllabus, visit our Class Descriptions page!

 

 

Course: ASL 2

Instructor: Ms. Elizabeth Houghtaling

Email: ClassSourceASL@gmail.com

 

Major Concepts/Content

Class Source American Sign Language 2 will introduce students to intermediate conversational signs; grammar and structure specific to ASL; and Deaf Culture and history in America.

Students will follow “The Five C’s of Standards for Foreign Language Learning”, developed in 1999 by the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) and adopted throughout the country as the standard for second language acquisition.

National ASL Standards & Goals will be covered.   

  • Communication: Students will communicate in American Sign Language.

1.1   Students will engage in conversations and correspondence in ASL to provide and obtain information, express feelings and emotions, and exchange opinions.

1.2   Students will comprehend and interpret live and recorded ASL on a variety of topics.

1.3   Students will present information, concepts, and ideas in ASL to an audience of viewers on a variety of topics.

  • Culture:  Students will gain knowledge and understanding of Deaf culture.

2.1   Students will demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between the practices and perspectives of American Deaf culture.

2.2   Students will demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between the products and perspectives of American Deaf culture.

  • Connection:   Students will use American Sign Language to connect with other disciplines and acquire information.

3.1 Students will reinforce and further their knowledge of other disciplines through ASL.

3.2 Students will acquire information and recognize the distinctive viewpoints that are only available through ASL and Deaf culture.

  • Comparisons:   Students will develop insight into the nature of language and culture through comparisons. 

4.1 Students will demonstrate understanding of the nature of language through comparisons of ASL and their own languages.

4.2 Students will demonstrate understanding of the nature of culture through comparisons of American Deaf culture and their own.

  • Communities:  Students will use American Sign Language to participate in communities at home and around the world.

5.1 Students will use ASL within and beyond the school setting.

5.2 Students will show evidence of becoming lifelong learners by using ASL for personal enjoyment and enrichment.

 

World Languages Florida Standards

Interpretive Listening:  The student will be able to understand and interpret information, concepts, and ideas orally from a variety of culturally authentic sources on a variety of topics in the target language.

Interpretive Reading:  The student will be able to understand and interpret information, concepts, and ideas in writing from a variety of culturally authentic sources on a variety of topics in the target language.

Interpersonal Communication:  The student will be able to engage in conversations and exchange information, concepts, and ideas orally and in writing with a variety of speakers or readers on a variety of topics in a culturally appropriate context in the target language.

Presentational Speaking:  The student will be able to present information, concepts, and ideas to an audience of listeners on a variety of topics in a culturally appropriate context in the target language.

Presentational Writing:  The student will be able to present information, concepts, and ideas to an audience of readers on a variety of topics in a culturally appropriate context in the target language.

Culture:  The student will be able to use the target language to gain knowledge and demonstrate understanding of the relationship among practices, products, and perspectives of cultures other than his/her own.

Connections:  The student will be able to acquire, reinforce, and further his/her knowledge of other disciplines through the target language.

Comparisons:  The student will be able to develop insight into the nature of the target language and culture by comparing his/her own language(s) and cultures to others.

Communities:  The student will be able to use the target language both within and beyond the school setting to investigate and improve his/her world beyond his/her immediate surroundings for personal growth and enrichment.

 

Materials Required for Class

Computer, high-speed internet access, good-quality webcam or digital camcorder/camera, ability to record, email

Humphries, et al. A Basic Course in American Sign Language. 3rd ed. T. J. Publishers, 1994. (More recent editions are acceptable) 

Classroom Rules

Respect others. 
Maintain a positive attitude.
Strive to do your best. 
Stay on task.

Communicate with the teacher.

Behavior Management

  • Lack of participation

1st Consequence – Student contact

2nd Consequence – Parent contact

Pacing Policy

Students are expected to make every effort to complete the homework and class assignments on time.

If students are unable to do so, they need to communicate with the teacher, but will be allowed to complete the work at their earliest convenience without consequence.

Grading policy

  • Students who are asked to complete homework or quizzes will be given a specific completion date.
    • Students who cannot complete the task by that date will receive a 0% for the assignment until it is successfully turned in. At that time, the 0% will be replaced with the grade they earned.
    • Students are allowed to submit an assignment, analyze feedback from the teacher, and then resubmit the assignment with changes in order to earn the grade they would like.

 

American Sign Language 2

$515.00Price