American Sign Language Powerpoint


Haley Maine

American Sign Language

• Own language • Different from all other languages • Visual not listening language • Has own sentence structure top

American Sign Language

• Deaf culture is its own culture • Very “dedicated” to their culture • Do not feel they are “handicapped” • Most would rather not hear if given the choice

American Sign Language

Can you sign your name? Your age?

American Sign Language

Color Vocab: – – Blue Green – – Black Pink – Orange – – White Purple – – Tan Gold – – Yellow Red – Silver – Grey

American Sign Language

• Vocab Words: – Me – My – You – Yours – He – She – They – We – Our – And • Vocab Words: – Car – Drive – Fast – Slow – Careful – Help – Want – Ask – Name – Age

American Sign Language

• Written form of ASL is called GLOSS • Example – – English: That car is blue.


American Sign Language

• Try to make a sentence (in English) using the vocab • GLOSS – ASL written language – Written in all CAPS – THERE means to place the subject in an area that you point to • Now write it in GLOSS • Structure – SUBJECT ADJECTIVE • Ex: That car is black.


American Sign Language

• Put these English sentences into GLOSS – My car is fast.

– She wants help.

– The car is green and red.

American Sign Language

• Sign this:


– My name is _________.

• (fingerspell your name) – I am 13 years old.

• (ME AGE 13)

American Sign Language

• TEKS for this lesson: 114.22

– (A) understand short utterances when listening and respond orally with learned material; – (B) produce learned words, phrases, and sentences when speaking and writing; – (C) detect main ideas in familiar material when listening and reading; – (B) demonstrate understanding of simple, clearly spoken, and written language such as simple stories, high-frequency commands, and brief instructions when dealing with familiar topics; and – (C) present information using familiar words, phrases, and sentences to listeners and readers.

• TEKS for this lesson 111.14

– (2.1) Number, operation, and quantitative reasoning. The student understands how place value is used to represent whole numbers. – The student is expected to: – (A) use concrete models of hundreds, tens, and ones to represent a given whole number (up to 999) in various ways; – (A) recall and apply basic addition and subtraction facts ( to 18); – (B) model addition and subtraction of two-digit numbers with objects, pictures, words, and numbers A link for a video of a word/sign: