Signing fun : American Sign Language vocabulary, phrases, games & activities / Penny Warner ; illustrations by Paula Gray

Author(s): Warner, Penny
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Subjects: American Sign Language--Juvenile literature
American Sign Language--Vocabulary--Juvenile literature
American Sign Language--Conversation and phrase books--Juvenile literature
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Juvenile
Published: Washington, D.C. : Clerc Books/Gallaudet University Press, 2006
LC Classification: H, HV
Physical Description: ix, 225 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Table of Contents: 1. The American manual alphabet 1
2. The manual numbers 3
3. Just do it! : activity signs 9
4. Lions, tigers, and bears, oh my! : animal signs 20
5. When you grow up : career signs 29
6. Roses are red, violets are blue : color signs 38
7. Stylin' : clothing and fashion signs 44
8. Mad, sad, and glad : feeling signs 52
9. Time to eat! : food signs 61
10. Feeling good : health signs 72
11. Celebrate! : holiday signs 79
12. Home sweet home : home signs 87
13. How much? : how many? : measurement signs 97
14. Get going! : movement signs 106
15. Out and about : outdoor signs 115
16. It's party time! : party signs 124
17. Family and friends : people signs 132
18. Here and there : place signs 141
19. Let's play : play signs 149
20. Scared stiff : scary signs 156
21. Is it recess yet? : school signs 162
22. Let's go shopping : shopping signs 172
23. Let's go? : travel signs 178
24. Extra fun signs 185
Sign language games and activities 195
Additional Authors: Ill : Gray, Paula
Notes: LCCN: 2006041269
ISBN: 1563682923 (alk. paper)
ISBN: 9781563682926 (alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 218) and index
Contents: American manual alphabet -- Manual numbers -- Just do it! Activity signs -- Lions, tigers, and bears, oh my! Animal signs -- When you grow up: Career signs -- Roses are red, violets are blue: Color signs -- Stylin': Clothing and fashion signs -- Mad, sad, and glad: Feeling signs -- Time to eat! Food signs -- Feeling good: health signs -- Celebrate! Holiday signs -- Home sweet home: Home signs -- How much? How many? Measurement signs -- Get going! Movement signs -- Out and about: Outdoor signs -- It's party time! Party signs -- Family and friends: People signs -- Here and there: Place signs -- Let's play: Play signs -- Scared stiff: Scary signs -- Is it recess yet? School signs -- Let's go shopping: Shopping signs -- Let's go! Travel signs -- Extra fun signs -- Sign language games and activities -- Glossary -- Resources -- Index
Summary: Here's a great book for every young adult age 11 up, Signing Fun: American Sign Language Vocabulary, Phrases, Games, and Activities. Signing is visual, easy to learn, and fun to use. Author Penny Warner offers 441 useful signs on a variety of favorite topics: activities, animals, fashion, food, holidays, home, outdoors, parties, people, places, play, emotions, school, shopping, travel, plus extra fun signs for especially popular words. Each chapter includes practice sentences using everyday phrases to help new signers learn in a fun way. Signing Fun provides dozens of entertaining games and activities, too, such as Alphabet Sign, Finger Fun Gesture Guess, Match Signs, Mime and Sign, Oppo-Sign, Picture Hand, Secret Sign, Sign-A-Gories, Signo Bingo, Snap and Sign, and Truth or Sign. It also features a list of tips on how to sign, including how to fingerspell, use numbers, and communicate with deaf people. Whimsical drawings clearly illustrate all of the signs, and a full index lists all of their English meanings for quick reference. Signing Fun is a terrific first book for learning sign while having a great time
IMC copy purchased with monies from the Joanne Stalzer Ward Instructional Materials Fund
Donation Info: Donor : Ward, Joanne Stalzer
OCLC Number: 71241976
ISBN/ISSN: 1563682923
9781563682926