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Famous Deaf People in History

Explore the famous deaf people in history. Perhaps brainstorm with the class to see if they know any, or do a true or false quiz. This will help kids identify with deaf people even though they may not know any deaf people in their life.
1 Ask the class if they know any deaf musicians, dancers,

Listening to music

This lesson aims to explain how deaf people can hear music.
1 For the first task you will need a balloon and music player. Blow up the balloon and get the kids to hold
it in front of the music. They will be able to feel the vibrations of the music. Vary the songs, playing fast and

Overview of Sign Language

Introduce the class to sign language.
1 Start by teaching the finger-spelling alphabet.
2 Get kids to finger-spell their names to each other, either in groups or in a circle.
3 Next time, the group can learn to sign the numbers and simple exchanges like hello, goodbye, and
thank you.
The aim of this lesson is not to teach kids