Course Title: ASL 1

    Course Description: Loudoun County Public Schools describes the course as follows:

                Students will learn and practice their expressive and receptive language skills within the context of every day interaction with people and their home, school, and community environments. They will study the history of American Sign Language and the culture of the Deaf community.

    Learning expectation:

    The student will:

           Engage in conversations, provide and obtain information, express feelings and     emotions, and exchange opinions (interpersonal mode)

           Understand and interpret American Sign Language on a variety of topics    (interpretive mode)

            Present information, concepts, and ideas to an audience of listeners or readers on a variety of topics. (presentational mode)

             Demonstrate the concept of culture through comparisons of the Deaf culture with their own culture.

              Demonstrate understanding of the nature of language through comparisons of American Sign Language and their own language.


    Summative: 100%

          - Participation

          - Test/Quiz


          - Bell Ringer

          - Presentation/Project

          - Essay/Summary

          - PALS

    Formative: 0%

          - Homework

          - Classroom 

    ASL 1 Pacing Guide 2017-2018 (subject to change)
    Year Round: Science and Technology   
    Quarter One: Theme- Personal and Public Identity 
       - Introductions to ASL/Deaf Community     Unit 1/New Unit 1
       - Introductions                                                 Unit 1 & 2/ New Unit 1
       - Personal Information                                    Unit 2/ New Unit 1 & 2 
       - Locations in School                                       Unit 3/New Unit 3
       - Numbers # 1-25                                             Unit 2 & 3/ New Unit 1 & 2 
       - Performance Assessment Language Skills  (PALS) 


Last Modified on September 13, 2017