Educators Lesson Plan 2 – Action Words

ACTION WORDS!

Now that you have learned a few simple words. Let’s learn some simple action words!

Many times we need words to for every day activities.

Starting with words appropriate for all ages:

 

EAT

TO EAT unspecified-10

 

DRINK

TO DRINK

 

SIT

 

TO SIT

 

 

 

GO

 

TO GO

 

 

GO TO THE BATHROOM (POTTY)

SHAKE your WRIST with the “T” handshape

GO TO THE BATHROOMBATHROOM

 

SLEEP (Young Child Sign)

TO SLEEP

 

For Older Students:

 

To DRIVE 

TO DRIVE

 

 

To WANT (pull hands towards you)

 

TO WANT

 

PRACTICE:  Now that you can spell finish these signed sentences

1- I (point to self) EAT ________

2- I (point to self) DRINK______

3. I (am) GOING to ____________

Also, fingerspell these places :

 

DISNEY WORLD

CHURCH

TEMPLE

HOME

SCHOOL

MALL

STORE

LIBRARY

EXTENDED LEARNING: This sign has an X handshake but none of the words it can convey in ASL start with the letter X.  Which words (there are at least 5) can you make with this handshake? (Hint: One word this can communicate is TO NEED)

1- TO NEED

2-

3-

4-

5-

 

TO NEED
TO NEED and many other words that use this sign/ handshake

 

Recommended viewing for older students and adults: (note mature themes)

Oscar nominated:

  1. Children of a Lesser God
  2. Beyond Silence – German / English subtitles/ German Sign Language