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If You Plant a Seed

6 minutes 24 seconds

Carrots grow from carrot seeds. Cabbage grows from cabbage seeds. But what happens when seeds of kindness are planted? This video is presented in American Sign Language by Rochester School for the Deaf, is silent, and contains no English subtitles. Based on the children's book by Kadir Nelson.

Media Details

Runtime: 6 minutes 24 seconds

Woman signs in front of a storybook cover of lots of turkeys looking up at a big turkey. Text on book cover reads, "10 Fat Turkeys."
6 minutes
Grade Level: Ps - 4
Still image from: 10 Fat Turkeys
5 minutes 20 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 5
Woman signs in front of a color illustration of haunted house with 4 white ghosts peeking out of different places. A witch on a broomstick flies by.
5 minutes
Grade Level: Ps - 4
Color illustration of a woman sprinkling ingredients on dough while a girl stands on a chair pouring ingredients into a mixing bowl. Title card reads, "A BIG Mooncake for Little Star."
9 minutes 46 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 3
The bank of a river, lake, or stream with driftwood and bright green ferns.
9 minutes 56 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 4
Woman signs in front of a 2-page view of a storybook showing a person and dog sleeping in a green camper trailer behind a yellow car. Story text appears on screen.
0 minutes
Grade Level: Ps - 4
Woman signs in front of a 2-page view of a storybook illustration of a green chameleon on a green leaf and a yellow chameleon on a yellow leaf. Story text appears on screen.
4 minutes 38 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 3
Man in glasses purses lips and holds up a fist with a thumb pointed towards himself. Color illustration of a boy in pajamas with a worried expression fills the background. Caption. 1 creature was stirring, that creature was me!
Sign Language Storytelling
Episode 5
13 minutes 12 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 5
Color illustration. Flying owl, wings outstretched.
4 minutes 13 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 5
Woman smiles and holds up her right hand with her left hand in a fist, thumb pointing towards her. Background photo of firefighter and Dalmatian standing by fire engine.
5 minutes 26 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 3

Viewer Comments

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    Catherine M. (Bristol, AL)
    November 18th, 2020 at 09:27 AM

    Love this story being told in ASL! It can be used to teach vocabulary, as well as storytelling, classifiers, and other skills in ASL, as well as kindness.