American Girl: Joss Kendrick-The First American Girl Doll With Hearing Loss
We will look at the story of the Ameriacn Girl doll Joss Kendrick who has hearing loss.
In this lesson we will read and watch a few video clips about Joss Kendrick, the first American Girl doll with a hearing impairment. We will discuss how she deals with her hearing loss. She is an avid surfer who happens to have a hearing impairment. In the story she uses some ASL, but mostly uses hearing aides and reads lips to help her hear better. This lesson is about inclusion and how a hearing impairment impacts one's life. In the story, Joss has congenital hearing loss. She was born...
Students will improve their understanding of living with a disability, such as a hearing impairment.
I have 26 years of teaching experience. I have two master’s degrees plus 30. I am certified in elementary education, early childhood education, special education, learning disabilities and Primary Montessori. I have the literacy endorsement and I have also been the Literacy Teacher of the Year and Teacher of the Year. I am trained in Project Read. I also have a hearing impairment.
Assessments OfferedI will ask questions to make sure students are comprehending the lesson.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
The American Girl Doll and story
Meet the teacher
Hello! My name is Gerri McConnell. I have been teaching for 23 years. I have taught kindergarten, 1st grade, special education and Montessori. I am certified in elementary education, early childhood education, special education, learning...
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Live video meetings
3-6 learners per class