2024-2025 School Year

American Sign Language 2 Honors GVL

Course Description

ASL 2 picks up where ASL 1 left off. ASL 2 focuses on the same functional, skill building, and comprehension approaches from ASL 1, only more advanced. Key dialogues, narratives, and vocabulary lead to student excellence. ASL 2 integrates culture and language learning, with culture lessons in every unit to expand students’ understanding of Deaf world. ASL 2 is an immersion class, with more focus on using visual language to communicate, and on maintaining a silent classroom.

To be successful in this class:

A student must be able to maintain a silent classroom and devote time each day at home to practice the language and do homework (2-3 hours/week).

Grades: 9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade

Fees: $465



Course Credit: 1 foreign language (honors)

Required Materials

Honors Addendum Summary

All honors students will complete:

1. Extra homework assignments

2. Extra Test Questions

3.  An additional short presentation signing in front of the class

4. One assignment each semester from a list provided by the teacher. Possible assignments include biographical paper, oral presentation, job shadowing and write reflection paper, view a movie and write reflection paper, and field trip to a deaf event and write reflection paper.

Specific assignments and details for honors work will be provided by the teacher.