How Many Words Can Your Students Read? Using a Sign Language Game to Increase Sight Word Recognition
Curriculum, Instruction, and Special Education
Finding interesting and motivating techniques that help students remember sight words is an ongoing dilemma in classrooms. By incorporating the use of sign language, and more specifically a game called Sign-o, into their day, teachers can increase students' recall and retention of sight words. This article discusses the rationale of using sign language, gives directions for playing Sign-o, provides extension activities, and includes a game board ready for duplication.
Intervention in School and Clinic
Brennan, K. B.,
Miller, A. D.
(2000). How Many Words Can Your Students Read? Using a Sign Language Game to Increase Sight Word Recognition. Intervention in School and Clinic, 35(3), 147-150.
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