|SignWriting List Forum|
Shawna Mayo |
Date: Wed Sep 16, 1998 1:58 am
Subject: Re: SW for Second Graders
Valerie, I think that the cards are an EXCELLENT idea! Very ingenious!
I would like a copy of the cards, if it's not too much trouble!
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>From: Valerie Sutton
>Subject: SW for Second Graders
>To: SignWriting List
>Hello Everyone on the SignWriting List!
>Hope you all are enjoying your September...I am sure it is a very busy
>for teachers :-)
>Our SignWriting materials are being used by both fourth and second
>at Texas School for the Deaf. Recently I was asked to develop materials
>the second graders...so I have been trying to think of ways to make our
>materials easier. We already have a coloring and workbook, so I wasn't
>what to do.
>Then I remembered that Diana Smith, at the Caldwell Elementary School
>Kansas, had suggested flashcards for the kids. What a great idea!
>have developed some basic flashcards, with a sign or symbol on one
>and on the flip side a picture.
>For example, on one side I have a picture of a house in color, and on
>back I have the ASL sign for house written in SignWriting. Other cards
>one SignWriting symbol on one side, and the ASL sign that symbol is
>in, on the other side.
>If you are a teacher in our SW Literacy Project, and would like these
>flashcards, I will be happy to send them to you. I can make more cards,
>first I would like your feedback.
>So please write to me if you would like to experiment with the
>I look forward to hearing from you :-)
>Visit the SignWritingSite:
>Valerie Sutton at The DAC
>Deaf Action Committee For SignWriting
>Box 517, La Jolla, CA, 92038-0517, USA