Signing Naturally Level 3 Teacher's Curriculum Set
Every component of Signing Naturally Level 3 concentrates on enhancing students receptive and expressive skills. Like Levels 1 and 2, the ultimate result is the goal of every ASL teacher: to see their students signing naturally.
The final and most advanced curriculum in the Signing Naturally series,Level 3 (Units 18-25) develops beyond Signing Naturally Units 1-6, Units 7-12, and Level 2 (Units 13-17) with exciting new teaching tools that include an interactive set of easy-to-understand lesson plans, activities, and multimedia materials for use in the classroom. Each unit focuses on different language skills.
Students learn how to build: Narrative skills from informal to formal styles, Conversational skills used in everyday life, Language skills needed to explain ideas or concepts.
New with Level 3, the Signing Stories video delivers a variety of signers in eight separate narratives, exposing students to ASL in a storytelling format.
ATTENTION TEACHERS: The Materials Kit has been converted to a CD-ROM and will now be found in the back of the teacher's guide!
The Teacher's Curriculum includes a desk copy of Level 3 Student Workbook and DVD.
The Teacher's Curriculum Guide has eight instructional units numbered 18-25 along with two other sections - the Signing Stories section and the Breakaways section.
Each unit focuses on different language skills, Some of the units focus on building narrative skills, moving from an informal to a more formal presentation. Others focus on developing converstational skills used in everyday discussion. Several units focus on developing the language skills needed to explain ideas, or concepts; or to tillustrate how things work and why things are the way they are. Some of these units also help develop skills to translate written text into ASL.
Unit 18 "Narrating Unforgettable Moments," Unit 21 "Telling About Accidents," and Unit 25 "Storytelling" are designed to build on the narrative skills students learned in previous levels.
Unit 19 "Sharing Interesting Facts," Unit 20 "Explaining Rules," and Unit 24 "Discussing Health Conditions" are designed to help student relay information they've read or heard about.
Unit 22 "Talking about Money," and Unit 23 "Making Major Decisions" focus on money matters and the processes by which people go through when making major decisions.