Sept 30 - ASL chat using ASL 1 vocabulary in class
Sept 22 - ASL chat in class
Sept 24 - Do readings on classifiers
Sept 29 - to be continued
Oct 1 - Reading ten rules of ASL grammar
Oct 6 - to be continued
Oct 12 - Homework-free Columbus Day weekend
Oct 15 - Review Unit 14 - ailment signs and time signs for a written test on Oct 20.
Oct 20 - ASL comprehension test on ailment signs and time signs
Oct 27 - Prepare to tell 6 aliment stories with time signs to class for a video test on Oct 29
Oct 29 - Video test on the ailment stories with time signs
Nov 3 - 1. Do readings: Unit 14, pg. 39 – 40 2. Do exercises: Unit 14, pg. 41 (copies) and turn in answers in next ASL class
Nov 5 - 1. Do readings: unit 14 – Spatial Agreement, p. 39 – 40 2. Tell four short stories -- pet, children, friend, neighbor – to class
Nov 10 - write three life stories involving your reactions, feelings and thoughts of the events and present the stories to class.
Nov 12 - Narrate four short stories (pet, children, friend /sibling, and neighbor) to class
Nov 17 - Review sign vocabulary on Unit 14
Nov 19 - Prepare your narratives for a video test on Nov 24. Follow the video test rubric that the teacher have distributed to you.
Nov 24 - no homework because of Thanksgiving
Nov 26 - no class
Dec 2 - Complete Unit 7.1, 7.2, 7.6 homework assignments
Dec 9 - Complete Unit 7.9, 7.10 homework assignments
Dec 16 - Complete Unit 7.12, 7.13 homework assignments
Dec 21 - Review Unit 7 for ASL comprehension test on Dec 23
Dec 23 - ASL comprehension test
Jan 4 - ASL conversation in class about your holiday break
Jan 6 - Read Unit 7 handouts
Jan 11 - Be prepared for Unit 7 test on Jan 13th
Jan 13 - Written and video test in class.
Jan 18 - No class - Luther King holiday
Jan 20 - 1. Unit 8.5 – Negation 1 – Practice 12 negations. Write five different sentences and be prepared to sign them in next class. Mindful of the phrasing of the signs and the facial expressions. Watch file 17.m4v 2. Unit 8.6 – Giving phone numbers. Complete answers on pg. 110 – 112 and bring them to next class.
Jan 27 - 1. Do readings: unit 4.7, pg. 114 - 119 2. Do exercises: unit 4.7, pg. 116 – 118, using Safari file 19.m4v 3. Do readings: unit 4.8, pg. 120 – 121 4. Do exercises: unit 4.8, pg. 121, using Safari file 20.m4v Jan 7 - Unit 17 vocabulary review
Jan 14 - Unit 17 conversation in class
Jan 21 - Discussion on Madness in the Mainstream
Jan 26 - Watch a part-1 video on "Madness in the Mainstream"
Feb 11 - Watch a part-2 video on "Madness in the Mainstream"
Feb 23 - Discuss a comparison between a deaf school and a mainstreamed school
Feb 25 - Discussion to be continued
Mar 4 - Write a 1 or 2 page, typed, double-spaced paper on whether you, as a parent, would plan to send a deaf child to a mainstreaming school or a deaf school and explain why.
Mar 9 - Prepare for ASL comprehension test (Unit 17) on March 11th
Mar 11 - Prepare for ASL video test (Unit 17) on March 16th
Mar 16 - ASL video test cancelled. Review Unit 17 sign vocabulary for Mar 23
Mar 18 - Group practice on Unit 17 sign vocabulary in class
Mar 23 - ASL comprehension test in class. Prepare for ASL expression test on Mar 30
Mar 25 - Practice narrating your weekend activities for a video test in class on Mar 30
Mar 30 - ASL expression test in class. No homework assignment
Apr 6 - 1. Do exercises: Unit 15, pg. 68 on Dates and Addresses 2. Do exercises: Unit 15, pg. 69 on A Show of Hands
Apr 13 - Discuss Deaf culture in the world in ASL class
Apr 27 - Do exercises: Unit 15, pg. 72 on the corner story - "The Dead Dog"
Apr 29 - Field Trip. No class
May 4 - Discuss Field Trip in class. Write a reflection report on your field trip experience. Due May 6.
May 6 - Discuss Deaf History Timeline in class (on the projector.
May11 - Deaf History Timeline (continued)
May 13 - ASL Noak - a video of "Weather Girl" in class
May 18 thru June 8 - Group practice on ASL vocabulary and your ASL presentation in class for video final exam on June 10.
June 8 - please bring your ASL textbook plus one disk to class for return
June 10 - Your ASL video final exam at home. Please upload it to the youtube website and give me its video link for review. No later than the deadline. No make-up test.