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ASL Storytelling


ASL Storytelling. Martin High School ASL Level III. World Cultures and Storytelling.

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ASL Storytelling

Martin High School

ASL Level III


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World Cultures and Storytelling

  • The art of storytelling is an appealing way to transmit information. Since the beginnings of cultural history, people have been passing on knowledge through the speaking/listening process of storytelling. Subject areas come to life when narrative is introduced. Language arts seems a likely home for the art of storytelling; however, storytelling techniques and process can support exploration in many other curriculum area.

  • Gossip = an example of modern storytelling


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Storytelling in Deaf Culture

  • American Sign Language has a rich literacy tradition. ASL is an unwritten language, so the art of storytelling is very much a part of Deaf culture. The storyteller and the story have an important role to play in the bonding of the Deaf-World and the transmission of its heritage and accumulated wisdom.

  • Humor plays a strong role in storytelling. The visual/manual modality of ASL creates special opportunities for humorists to play with the rules of grammar to entertain and enlighten us. Such humor also contains cultural messages and plays an important role in cementing the society.


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ASL Story Telling

  • Story Telling is very important in ASL culture.

  • Story telling is a form of literature in Deaf culture. This is how information is communicated and passed down from generation to generation


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Forms of ASL Story Telling

  • Metaphors

  • Sharing life experiences

  • Poetry

  • ABC Stories

  • Handshape Stories

  • Number Stories


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Important Features in ASL Storytelling

  • Uses appropriately animated facial expressions

  • Knows how to use ASL role playing methods

  • Uses bodyshift and eyegaze to model the characters in the story as they communicate with each other

  • Has a wide range of ASL vocabulary choices to accurately represent the specific concept being conveyed

  • Uses classifiers liberally

  • Incorporates mime as appropriate

  • Tells culturally appropriate and representational stories


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Metaphors

  • Metaphors are comparisons that show how two things that are not alike in most ways are similar in one important way. Metaphors are a way to describe something.

  • ASL Metaphor Example: Bird of a Different Feather


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Life Experience

Stories in which personal experiences are told

Often humorous, or of an important occasion

Example:

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ASL Poetry

  • Based off of visual aspects instead of verbal/auditory aspects

  • Pleasing to the eye, not based off of sounds


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In ASL Poetry, Poets Make Use of:

  • Word signs that are expressed poetically using regular or modified hand movements, palm orientations, and hand locations.

  • Facial expressions that further add to the hand signs.

  • Poetic expression through mouth and head movements.

  • Rhymes or ideas through eye movements and eyebrow movements.

  • Expressing ideas through body movements.

  • Different speeds in signing different lines of the poem. One line, for example, may be signed fast and another slow. Yet another line may be signed in a jerky fashion to convey a particular meaning.

  • Subtle and strong pauses between signs to emphasize an idea.

  • Regular poetic devises like rhyme, rhythm, line, meter, and stanza.

  • Features like classifiers, repitition, and assimilation.

  • Figurative language like metaphor, personification, taking roles, and symbols


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ASL Poetry


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ASL Poetry


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ASL Poetry


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ABC Story

  • A signed story that follows ABC order

  • Each sign that is used has a specific letter handshape and is signed in ABC order

  • When signing an ABC Story, it is imperative that you use role shifting and facial expressions. Most of the meaning of your story comes from body language


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ABC Stories


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HandShape Stories

  • An ASL story that only uses one handshape for all signs.

  • Facial expressions, and role shifting is very important!


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Handshape Stories


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Handshape Stories


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Number Stories

  • Stories that are made up of counting either forwards or backwards.

  • Example: 0-10, 15-0 ETC

  • Facial expressions and role shifting very important!


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Number Stories