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Lesson Tutor: Signing Time Part 2

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American Sign Language (ASL) Series 2 Lesson 11
Signing Time Part Two
By Elaine Ernst Schneider

how to sign Thanksgiving
ASL sign for Christmas
how to make the asl sign for Easter
Thanksgiving
Christmas
Easter

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.DAYS OF THE WEEK

Monday's sign
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday sign in A.S.L.
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday

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Friday in american sign language
Sign language for Saturday
making the sign for Sunday in asl.
Friday
Saturday
Sunday

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THE FOUR (4) SEASONS

The season, spring, in asl.
How to sign the word summer in asl/se
signing 'fall' or 'autumn'
winter in sign language
Spring
Summer
Fall
Winter

Series 2 Lesson 11 ASL Time Part Two

SignsDescription of Sign Action
ChristmasMove the right “c” hand (palm facing forward) in an arc to the right, as if shaping the top of a wreath.
Easter“E” hand motions upwards to symbolize the Resurrection.
FallGently brush a right “B” hand against the left elbow in a downward motion.
FridayHold the right “f” hand at chest level and slightly to the right of the chest area. Move the hand in a counter-clockwise semi-circle, left, down, and then right.
MondayHold the right “m” hand at chest level and slightly to the right of the chest area. Move the hand in a counter-clockwise semi-circle, left, down, and then right.
SaturdayHold the right “s” hand at chest level and slightly to the right of the chest area. Move the hand in a counter-clockwise semi-circle, left, down, and then right.
SpringHold a left “C” sign slightly in  front of the body, pinky finger side down. Then pass a right “and” hand upward through the opening of the left “C” hand, spreading fingers gently to indicate a “bloom.”
SummerGently slide right “x” hand across the forehead, left to right (as if mopping sweat from the brow.)
SundayHold the left hand flat, palm down. With the longest finger of the right hand, touch the back of the left hand; then move both hands outward, fingers spread, palms facing forward.
Thanksgiving
(thanks + giving)
thanks – With open hands, touch lips, and then extend hands outward, keeping palm facing the face.
giving – Touch fingers and thumbs of both hands and hold them palm down in front of chest. The move hands forward while rotating the wrists and opening the hands so that the final position has hands open with palms facing upward.
ThursdayHold the right hand in the same approximate area that you do to make the signs for Monday and Tuesday, etc. Sign “t” and then “h.”
TuesdayHold the right “t” hand at chest level and slightly to the right of the chest area. Move the hand in a counter-clockwise semi-circle, left, down, and then right.
WednesdayHold the right “w” hand at chest level and slightly to the right of the chest area. Move the hand in a counter-clockwise semi-circle, left, down, and then right.
WinterMake “s” hands and shake slightly to indicate a cold shiver.
Continue to Lesson 12 Descriptive ASL Words
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