Fun w/Sign Language (1st-6th)

Teacher: Kay Drake

Description: This class is designed to be an introduction to American Sign Language for younger students Grades 1-5 or for those students who wish to refresh their skills. Each week 10-20 signs and phrases will be taught. There will be lots of review to ensure learning and proficiency. It will be a springboard for those wishing to continue learning American Sign Language. All class materials will be provided. Students will need to provide folders for class handouts.

Class Length: 12 weeks

Homework: 1-2 hours

Prerequisites: None

Book: none

Supplies: Pencils and folder

Fee: $15

American Sign Language 1 (5th-12th)

Teacher: Kay Drake

Description: In this language immersion-class, students will learn the beautiful language of American Sign Language and Deaf culture. As the class progresses, less voice will be used to enable students to have practical use of the skill they are learning. Each student will need a copy of A Basic Course in American Sign Language by Tom Humphries, Carol Padden, and Terrence J. O’Rourke. It is available on Amazon.com, new or used.

Class Length: 16 weeks, year long

Homework: 0-30 minutes

Prerequisites: None

Book: none

Supplies: A Basic Course in American Sign Language by Tom Humphries, Carol Padden, Terrence O’Rourke.

Fee: $40

Hebrew Beginnings (5th-12th)

Teacher: Elizabeth Fisher

Description: Hebrew Beginnings is a Hebrew introductory course focusing on the Hebrew Aleph-Bet, the use of Hebrew words in Scripture, and the Hebrew Names of God.

Students will study the Hebrew Aleph-Bet including pictographs and numbers. Students will study the Hebrew forms of many of the Names of God. Students will learn how to use hebrew4christians.com to study Hebrew and to learn more about the history and meaning of Hebrew letters and words.

Students will also learn how to use blueletterbible.org to study the Bible, specifically how to find the Hebrew words and roots from which the text has been translated into English in the Old Testament.
Students will also discover some of the typologies of Jesus found in the Old Testament.

Class Length: 12 weeks, year long

Prerequisites: None

Homework: 0-30 minutes

Book: None

Supplies: Loose leaf paper in a binder or a spiral-bound notebook, pencils with an eraser, 100 (3”x5”) UNLINED notecards

Fees: $20

American Sign Language 2 (7th-12th)

Teacher: Kay Drake

Description: This class will continue to build on the skills students learned in American Sign Language 1. Opportunities will be given to interact with the Deaf to enhance skills. The majority of the class will be in ASL, with limited voice. This will sharpen students’ skills in not only knowing ASL but will also give them a greater understanding of ASL syntax. Each student will need a copy of A Basic Course in American Sign Language. It is available new or used on Amazon.

Class Length: 16 weeks

Homework: 1-2 hours

Prerequisites: Successful completion of ASL1 or able to demonstrate an equivalent skill level

Book: none

Supplies: A Basic Course in American Sign Language by Tom Humphries, Carol Padden, Terrence O’Rourke.

Fee: $40