Communication; International Signing Systems

 

Class: Year 6                        Period: 2.00 pm – 2.50pm              Date:    25.05.10

Teacher:

 

Pupil learning objectives as they appear on the board:

 

 

To explain how and why each country has their own sign language which differs from BSL

 

Teaching activity with starter and plenary

Starter:  

 

Ask pupils which sign language we use. 

BSL – what is BSL?

 

 

Main activity: 

 

Ask pupils what they want to know about World / European sign languages

 

  • Same or different from BSL?
  • One or two hands?
  • Same or different Fingerspelling system? (one handed/2 handed manual alphabet)

 

 

 

Plenary:

 

Pupil to print worksheet from Internet and show to other pupils.  Group discussion.

 

 

Work of  TA

 

Create a worksheet for L/A

 

 

 

IEPs

 

 

Resources

 

Computer access, printer, world map (white) smartboard

 

 

 

Homework

 

Practise ASL Fingerspelling

Practise ASL Fingerspelling in their name (L/A)

 

 

Evaluation of learning