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a-g American Sign

Language 1

$600 per semester. This is a full-year course.

​AVAILABLE TO TAKE IN-PERSON OR LIVE, VIA ZOOM

INSTRUCTOR: MELANIE CLARK, MA

This is a one-year American Sign Language Course that introduces students to the culture and history of American Sign Language while actively developing students' ability to comprehend and express themselves in American Sign Language.  Students will be evaluated for grammar use and structure, comprehension, communication strategies, and cultural awareness. 

Students Will Submit (each semester):

  • Five (5) video projects, the last of which will be considered a final exam/project.   
  • Weekly textbook assignments (supplementary workbook assignments, as needed), both written (English) and video-recorded, specific to each unit. 
  • Receptive and expressive language activities during their weekly interactive class time 
  • A written cultural project each semester


​The syllabus for this course follows the a-g requirements for Ocean Grove Charter School. Students from all schools are invited to join us.

 

Textbook:
Learning American Sign Language Levels I&II - Beginning and Intermediate (2004)
Tom Humphries and Carol Padden
ISBN: 9780205275533
Publisher: Pearson Education, Inc.