Everyday Sign Language
This series introduces young readers to very simple American Sign Language words that they can use in their lives. Each page features a new sign within a everyday situation a child might be apart of. The opposite page has a bright, fun image as well as an illustration of the sign created by an in-house designer and simple, step-by-step directions. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Abdo Kids Junior is an imprint of Abdo Kids, a division of ABDO.
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|Preschool - Grade 2
|Beginning Readers, Nonfiction
|Abdo Kids Junior
|Number of Pages
|9781098206987, 9781098207823, 9781098208240
|Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks, Read-to-Me eBooks
|9.75 x 9
|Glossary of key words, Index, Reviewed, and Table of contents
|FREE! Abdo Kids Online
Everday Sign Language -Booklist
These straightforward manuals are intended for adults teaching young children basic vocabulary terms in American Sign Language. Each title addresses a specific theme and introduces nine related words. Double-page spreads feature a simple sentence in oversized font on one page, the highlighted word in all caps accompanied by both written and drawn directions for signing on the facing page, and a full-color photo of the action or item that spans both pages, creating a visual bridge that pulls the two pages together. The written directions usually consist of two or three numbered sentences, and the drawn directions consist of cartoon insets, presumably both intended for instructors or readers older than the preschoolers and kindergarteners pictured on the books? covers. Animals includes both household pets and wild animals. Body Parts contains the sentence, “Abby holds a balloon in her hand.” The photo shows a young girl clearly holding a bright yellow balloon in one hand, along with instructions for signing the word hand. Clothing walks audiences from hats down to shoes. Vehicles states,“The school bus is long and yellow.” The photo depicts a lengthwise shot of a school bus accompanied by directions for fingerspelling b-u-s. Each book maintains a cheerful tone and includes a chart of the ASL alphabet. Recommended for public, school, and classroom libraries.
Everyday Sign Language – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
Integrating early literacy skills with American Sign Language, this beginning reader series teaches how to sign a range of different words and letters. Books, which cover themes like colors, family members, and food, focus on important vocabulary words associated with the topic. Each page includes a sentence showing that term in use, along with clear directions on how to sign it and a small illustrated visual. These titles have been designed with beginning readers in mind, and each page features a bright, full-page photograph that corresponds to the text on the page…. This series successfully teaches common words in sign language while supporting fluency and comprehension.