Title: Communicating With Kylee
Description: Communicating with individuals with hearing
impairments can sometimes be rather frustrating. Knowing
the right things to say and how to say it may just be the
answer. This webquest will teach children how to
communicate with children who have hearing impairments
either within the classroom or in everyday life.
Grade Level: K-2
Author: Amber Cunningham
You are about to learn the ins and outs of
communicating with the hearing impaired. Along with
sign language, you will learn how to communicate with
the hearing impaired the best way possible. Have fun
with each task and remember it’s a learning
For each day during the week you will complete a task that covers
the basis of what you need to know to communicate with
individuals who have a hearing impairment. After completing these
tasks you are to write a story about having a friend who is hearing
impaired and how you would communicate with him or her. Try to
complete each task to the best of your ability and Good Luck!
Day 1: Learn Why!
Day 2: Everyday Signs
Day 3: How to write in ASL
Day 4: Closed Captions
Day 1: Watch the story on Kylee to understand why we
are learning how to communicate with each other
Day 2: Watch the Video of the Everyday Signs to learn
some new signs.
Day 3: Read the Article on ASL grammar.
Day 4: Watch clips without the sound and try to read
the closed captions to see how hearing impaired
individuals watch tv and movies.
This is the video to get an idea of what your story
should consist of.
Go to aslpro.com and look up these six words. Another
website that might help you is http://signingsavvy.com/
Go to this website and read about the grammar of
American Sign Language and how its different from
Click on this video link and on the bottom right hand
corner click CC to turn on closed captions and then on
the left side mute the video.
These are also some facts that could assist you in
writing your story, http://www.alldeaf.com/general-
Beginner Developing Very Good Excellent total
Knows 2 or
Knows 4 or
Knows 5 or
Knows all 6
Got 2 or
Got 4 or
Got 6 or
Got all 8
Had 4 or
Had 2 or
Had 2 or
Had little to
This rubric helps me see how much you learned over the course of
the four days we have been learning about communication! If you
have any questions about grading please feel free to ask me!
Congratulations! You completed all the tasks for the
week. I hope you have learned something through this
experience and what it really means to be able to
communicate with the hearing impaired. This webquest
will help us all have knowledge about what is right and
wrong when communicating.
This webquest is about learning to communicate and
knowing what its like to be deaf. The webquest should
take about 4 days give or take and should help
students have a better understanding about individuals
with hearing impairments.
All my videos were from youtube
All the basic signs were from AslPro an online sign
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