Unit 7 - IX-it WHERE Where is it?
Curriculum link: levels 1 and 2 of The New Zealand Curriculum
In this unit, your students will learn to identify some classroom objects, ask about their location, and use and respond to classroom expressions and simple instructions.
- state where something is
- ask where something is
- identify a number of classroom objects
- respond to classroom expressions and simple instructions.
The assessment criteria are based on the curriculum achievement objectives for learning languages at levels 1 and 2. These criteria measure the students’ ability to communicate in NZSL.
BAG, BEHIND, BOOK, CHAIR, CLASS+ROOM, COMPUTER, CUPBOARD, DON’T-KNOW, DROP, DVD, FIND, FRONT, HERE, IN, INSIDE, LOSE, NEXT, ON, OUTSIDE, OVER-THERE, THINGS, PAPER, PEN, RULER, TABLE, THERE, TOP, UNDER, WHERE, WHITE+BOARD
Real-world orientation indexing; spatial referencing; topic comment; inflecting verbs
Where is my book?
[Gloss: MY BOOK WHERE; Non-manual signal: whq]
I don’t know, I couldn’t find it.
[Gloss: IX-me DON’T-KNOW. IX-me FIND; Non-manual signal: neg]
Your bag’s behind the chair.
[Gloss: CHAIR IX-loc; Non-manual signal: t] BAG BEHIND
It was inside the cupboard.
[Gloss: CUPBOARD; Non-manual signal: t] INSIDE
Have you lost your pen?
[Gloss: your PEN LOST; Non-manual signal: y/n q]
Yes, I dropped my pen.
"headnod" [Gloss: IX-me DROP PEN; Non-manual signal: nod]
I found your pen under the desk.
[Gloss: IX-me FIND PEN; Non-manual signal: nod], DESK UNDER IX-loc
I can see a pen on the floor. Is it yours?
[Gloss: FLOOR IX-loc; Non-manual signal: t] IX-me SEE PEN, [Gloss: YOUR; Non-manual signal: y/n q]
How many books are on the table?
[Gloss: TABLE IX-loc; Non-manual signal: t] BOOK PILE-UP [Gloss: HOW-MANY; Non-manual signal: whq]
Clip 7.1a Vocabulary
Clip 7.1b Vocabulary
Clip 7.2 Sentence patterns
Clip 0.2 Grammar
Scene I Watching the clock
Scene J On board
Activity 7.1 Some aspects of Deaf culture
Activity 7.2 Learning classroom vocabulary
Activity 7.3 Where is it?
Activity 7.4 Using and responding to classroom instructions
Worksheet 7.1 Vocabulary
Worksheet 7.2 Classroom vocabulary flashcard template
Worksheet 7.3 Where is it?