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USA: ASL & Deaf Studies K-12 Curriculum Framework

See more: Sign Language Curricula, USA

"The target audience of these curricula is teachers who teach or who will teach ASL as a first/primary language and/or as a second/foreign language. The goal of this project is to develop national level curriculum guidelines of American Sign Language for teaching first language users and second language learners from kindergarten to high school. The K-12 ASL Curriculum guidelines will help standardize the language instruction in schoolsserving both deaf and hearing populations in the United States.

This curriculum includes linguistic analysis of ASL grammar, components of ASL literature, Deaf Culture and assessments of students' ASL skills."

Some of the curricula that you can download / view online:

  • American Sign Language L1 Curriculum for ASL as a first language learners;
  • American Sign Language L2 Curriculum for ASL .