On The Other Hand

Grades 3-12, Professional Development

Designed to teach sign language to teachers and parents of deaf children, this innovative series can also teach signing to classroom students. Through animation, real-life segments, and direct instruction by the series’ hosts, students can learn the fundamentals of this language in order to communicate with friends and classmates who use signing as their primary means of communication. (From our Streamline collection)

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On The Other Hand: Lesson 101
On The Other Hand: Lesson 101

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There are different sign languages, some used by the deaf and others that are used by hearing people. One theme of this program is animals. We learn that the signs for animals resemble the animals...
On The Other Hand: Lesson 102
On The Other Hand: Lesson 102

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This show focuses on finger spelling and sign vocabulary for colors and clothes. They also cover the manual alphabet and finger spelling for words with no signs.
On The Other Hand: Lesson 103
On The Other Hand: Lesson 103

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They join the Foster family to learn sign vocabulary. This time the vocabulary is about family relationships. Also discussed are the general guidelines of how female and male signs are formed as well...
On The Other Hand: Lesson 104
On The Other Hand: Lesson 104

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One section of this lesson shows how to form signs in occupations and discusses how the "person marker" is used in sign language. They also cover the 4 aspects that make up every sign.
On The Other Hand: Lesson 105
On The Other Hand: Lesson 105

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This lesson explains eye gaze and how important it is in conversation. Food signs and the inverted v are also covered.
On The Other Hand: Lesson 107
On The Other Hand: Lesson 107

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The entire program is about numbers and plurals, specifically cardinal numbers and how numbers are expressed in addresses, fractions, dates and other situations. Also they look at how numbers are used...
On The Other Hand: Lesson 108
On The Other Hand: Lesson 108

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Telling time is related to this program. They concentrate on verbs, tenses and adverbs. The time line is covered. The time line is important because the location of the hands when signing is an...
On The Other Hand: Lesson 109
On The Other Hand: Lesson 109

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More about time is discussed. You learn the signs for days of the week, holidays and other time signs. Two parts of the program will also talk about lengths of time in your time signs.

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