Movers and Shakers: Deaf People Who Changed the World

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DawnSignPress, 1997 - Biography & Autobiography - 144 pages
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Deaf individuals who changed the society around them and the world we live in today are subjects of twenty-one exercises in the Movers & Shakers Student Bilingual Workbook. What makes the Student Bilingual Workbook one-of-a-kind? The section on Looking at Language includes:
-- ASL Synonyms = different signs that have the same meaning
-- English & ASL Homonyms = similar words with different meanings
-- ASL Classifiers
-- History of French Sign Language & American Sign Language
-- Asking Questions in ASL
-- ASL Inflections: Repeated Movement in Verbs
-- Time Sequencing in English and ASL
-- ASL Verbs in 3-D SpaceDepending on the language fluency of students, the Student Bilingual Workbook can be used from middle school through 12th grade.The other sections in the workbook include standard features such as English Idioms, Content (comprehension check), Opinion, and Follow-up Topics.Through Follow-up Topics, students can study ASL poetry, learn about national publications for Deaf readers, and get acquainted with Deaf American professionals.Teacher's Guide includes Goal of Story, Suggestions for Further Comprehension of Contents, Suggested Materials, Optional Projects, and Answer Key to Student Bilingual Workbook.

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Cathryn Carroll is Managing Editor at the Publications and Information Dissemination unit of the Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center in Washington, DC.

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