World Languages

Peter Rabbit & Friends | A Visual Read Aloud With American Sign Language

In this interactive story time class, learn the signs for vocabulary words found in Beatrix Potter stories, then during the read aloud, add the signs you've learned to bring the story to life! Beginners welcome. One story per week. Ongoing.
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Class

45 minutes

per class

Once per week

every week

5-8

year olds

1-6

learners per class

per learner

How does anOngoingcourse work?

Meets on a weekly schedule, join any week, no need to catch up on previous material
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Automatic payment every Sunday, cancel any time
Great for clubs and for practicing skills

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Description

Class Experience

Students will:
*learn a variety of American Sign Language vocabulary words
*follow along with one of Aesop's Fables
*combine listening with signing

This style of read aloud is great for auditory learns who want to listen to the story, visual learners who can read along on screen, and kinesthetic learners who will enjoy participating with the signs.
ASL has been an interest of mine for as long as I can remember. Please note, I am not a sign language teacher or interpreter, nor am I Deaf, but I have completed two semesters of sign language courses, as well as ongoing self-study. As a public school teacher, I taught an ASL mini-course to middle school aged students, focusing on fingerspelling and vocabulary practice.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
45 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
The Beatrix Potter Collection was written before 1925 and therefore in the public domain, including all illustrations used in class.

Although we are not watching any videos during class, the BBC created animated versions of these stories that you might want to check out. You can also find audiobooks available for free online.

Teacher

Teacher Lauren, MAT
🇺🇸
Lives in the United States
Read*Write*Grow
228 total reviews
294 completed classes

About Me

Hello, Outschool! My name is Teacher Lauren, and I'm so happy to meet you.

Since my first Outschool class, I've been teaching classes which allow me to share my passions from creative writing to American Sign Language. As a former English... 
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