American Sign Language Camp
Ms. Rarity Lemons Bey
In this 5-week course, students will learn introductory concepts and basic conversation skills about everyday life in American Sign Language.
US Grade 6 - 8
This introductory course will facilitate the learning of the fundamentals of American Sign Language, a language used by a linguistic/cultural demographic, also known as the Deaf community. Topics covered in this course: Vocabulary specific to education, employment, health and wellness; basic needs, emotions, and what-questions, and basic sentence structure for having a conversation. The structure of the class is interactive, in which the instructor will present all course material via...
This class is taught in American Sign Language.
Students will learn to sign vocabulary specific to the following: Education, Employment, Health and Wellness; Needs, wants, emotions, wh-q questions, Health, and Employment; ASL sentence structure: Subject-Verb-Object, to know how to have a basic conversation in ASL.
Teacher Expertise: Former ASL instructional aid at a community college in Berkeley, CA, former ASL level 1 and 2 tutor, as well as a current freelance sign language interpreter.
Assessments OfferedInformal assessment: Discussion question(s) will be used to assess the learner's progress. A final informal assessment (e.g. Google Form) will be conducted at the end of class. A Gmail account is required to access this assessment.
All course materials (YouTube video content, websites, and assessments) will be provided in electronic format by the instructor via screen-share on Zoom. A Gmail account is needed to access the final informal assessment at the end of class.
This course is designed to support the learning of ASL users that have a basic understanding of ASL. If the student has no significant knowledge, they are still welcome. The content from these listed websites (located under sources) will be shown via screen-share on Zoom by the instructor. The student isn't required to access these websites.
The following websites were used to develop the curriculum: www.nationaldeafcenter.org, www.heartdeaf.com, www.primarysign.com, ASL THAT Youtube channel, ASL Connect YouTube channel, and ASL 1 course materials from K - 12 and college standards. The student isn't required to access these sites, as the instructor will provide access via screen-share on Zoom.
Meet the teacher
1) I have experience tutoring and teaching K-12th grade English/Language arts, and Mathematics (up to Algebra I); Language courses: Introduction to American Sign Language, Beginner Spanish, Musicianship (basic music theory and vocal performance),...
$50weekly or $246 for 10 classes
2x per week, 5 weeks
Live video meetings
3-4 learners per class