A 17 slide PowerPoint with a narrow scope of fingerspelling, developing expressive and receptive skills, and tips for practicing.
This is designed for entry level students and purposely gives a shallow overview of fingerspelling in ASL. This was also designed so that slides 2-16 are to be copied down in the student's interactive journal as notes - slides contain what students need to write down, while the PP notes section has pointers on what to elaborate on.
-simple definition of fingerspelling
-explanation of expressive and receptive fingerspelling
-uses of fingerspelling
-6 tips for fingerspelling such as palm orientation and eye gaze
-common fingerspelling mistakes
-explaination of the three Cs
-tips for practicing fingerspelling
-tools for practicing fingerspelling such as the one movement alphabet
This PP was created to be used at about 10 days into the school year, after 2-3 weeks of students picking up fingerspelling through natural-esque language exposure in the classroom. It's designed to last a standard 45 minute class period, spoken lecture/discussion, with an optional activity afterwards to practice using the three Cs.