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Traditional Reading Practice

All readings adapted from “Interesting Deaf Americans.” Washington, DC: Gallaudet University.

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Shirley Allen: Follow Every Rainbow

Adapted from Living Legends. Butte Publications, Inc.

John Carlin

Adapted from Interesting Deaf Americans. Washington, DC: Gallaudet University.

Laurent Clerc

Adapted from Interesting Deaf Americans. Washington, DC: Gallaudet University.

Leroy Columbo

Adapted from Interesting Deaf Americans. Washington, DC: Gallaudet University.

Robert Davila: The Diplomat

Adapted from Living Legends II. Butte Publications, Inc.

Juliette Gordon Low

Adapted from Interesting Deaf Americans. Washington, DC: Gallaudet University.

Laura Redden Searing

Adapted from Interesting Deaf Americans. Washington, DC: Gallaudet University.

Luther Haden Taylor

Adapted from Interesting Deaf Americans. Washington, DC: Gallaudet University.

The Influence of Alexander G. Bell

Adapted from Deaf Heritage: A Student Text and Workbook. National Association of the Deaf.

Captioned Television

Adapted from Deaf Heritage: A Student Text and Workbook. National Association of the Deaf.

The Civil War Years

Adapted from Deaf Heritage: A Student Text and Workbook. National Association of the Deaf.

The Early Years

Adapted from Deaf Heritage: A Student Text and Workbook. National Association of the Deaf.

Causes of Hearing Loss

Adapted from Deaf Heritage: A Student Text and Workbook. National Association of the Deaf.

American Sign Language

Adapted from Deaf Heritage: A Student Text and Workbook. National Association of the Deaf.

The National Fraternal Society of the Deaf

Adapted from Deaf Heritage: A Student Text and Workbook. National Association of the Deaf.

Biography of Douglas Craig

This traditional reading practice discusses the life and history of Gallaudet University's famous handyman Douglas Craig.

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Resource Type: Learning Materials

Biography of Erastus Smith

This traditional reading practice discusses the life and history of Erastus Smith, a captain of the army during the Texas Revolution.

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Resource Type: Learning Materials

Biography of John Lewis Clarke

This traditional reading practice discusses the life and history of John Lewis Clarke, a deaf Indian boy who would carve his way to fame and sell art to the likes of John D. Rockefeller.

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Resource Type: Learning Materials

Biography of Juliette Low

This traditional reading practice discusses the life and history of Juliette Low, the deaf woman who would go on to found the Girl Scouts of America.

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Resource Type: Learning Materials

Biography of Laurent Clerc

This traditional reading practice discusses the life and history of Laurent Clerc, one of the founders of Gallaudet University.

Reading ESL

Resource Type: Learning Materials

Biography of Sophia Fowler Gallaudet

This traditional reading practice discusses the life and history of Sophia Fowler Gallaudet, the deaf wife of Gallaudet University's founder, Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet.

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Resource Type: Learning Materials

Biography of Thomas Edison

This traditional reading practice discusses the life and history of famous inventor Thomas Edison.

Reading ESL

Resource Type: Learning Materials

Biography of William E. Hoy

This traditional reading practice discusses the life and history of famous deaf baseball player William E. Hoy.

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Resource Type: Learning Materials

The silent angels of Mercy Hospital

This traditional reading practice discusses the history of Mercy Hospital and the three deaf nurses who worked there: May Paxton, Marian Finch, and Bessie Speaker.

Reading ESL

Resource Type: Learning Materials

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