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ASL Poetry

ASL Poetry

NOTE: Students are required to sign from memory two poems: the Mandatory Selection as well as one from the other three poems under Second Selection.

Class A:  Students of ASL and CODAs (children of deaf adults) who are not fluent.

Mandatory Selection:  Tears of Life (by Clayton Valli)
Second Selection I: Hands (by Clayton Valli)
Second Selection II: Bernard Bragg's Flowers and Moonlight on the Spring Water. http://bernardbragg.com/video/flowers-and-moonlight-on-the-spring-water/
Second Selection III: Cow and Rooster (by Clayton Valli)

Class B: Native ASL users and CODAs with proficiency equivalent to native users.

Mandatory Selection: Dew on Spiderweb (by Clayton Valli)
Second Selection I: Deaf World (by Clayton Valli)
Second Selection II: I'm Sorry (by Clayton Valli)
Second Selection III: Mushroom (by Clayton Valli)


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