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Lesson 17:

Discussion topic:  Mainstreaming
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A-LOT-[much] "A lot"


Practice Sheet 17.A
01. YOU LIKE BANANA? (Do you like bananas?)
02. WATER, MILK, POP, BEER, YOU PREFER DRINK WHICH YOU? (Which do you prefer to drink, water, milk, pop, or beer?)
03. NOW-MORNING EAT WHAT? (What did you have for breakfast?)
04. EAT FINISH, CUP, DISH, PUT S-I-N-K YOU? (When you are done eating, do you put your dishes in the sink?)
05. YESTERDAY NIGHT EAT WHAT? (What did you have for dinner yesterday?)

Practice Sheet 17.B
06. YOUR FRENCH-FRIES, YOU SALT A-LOT? (Do you like a lot of salt on your French fries?)
07. FRENCH-TOAST, HOW MAKE? (How do you make French toast?)
08. GRAPES, YOU EAT HOW OFTEN YOU? (How often do you often eat grapes?)
09. SUPPOSE EAT EGG, LIKE KETCHUP YOU? (Do you like ketchup on your eggs?)
10. YOUR HAMBURGER WANT M-A-Y-O YOU? (Do you want mayonnaise on your hamburger?)

Practice Sheet 17.C
11. YOUR HOTDOG, WANT MUSTARD YOU? (Do you want mustard on your hotdog?)
12. TOMORROW BREAKFAST YOU WANT PANCAKE AND SAUSAGE-[hotdog]? (Would you like pancakes and sausage for breakfast tomorrow?)
13. SOUP, YOU LIKE PEPPER? (Do you like pepper in your soup?)
14. YOUR HAMBURGER, YOU LIKE PICKLE? (Do you like pickles on your hamburger?)
15. TOMORROW EAT NOON, YOU WANT SOUP AND SALAD? (Would you like soup and salad for lunch tomorrow?)

Practice Sheet 17.D
16. YOU THINK SALT BAD FOR YOU? (Do you think salt is bad for you?)
17. YOUR S-I-N-K what-COLOR? (What color is your sink?)
18. SOAP YOU USE, what-NAME?  (What brand of soap do you use?)
19. SOUP, YOU LIKE WHAT-KIND?  (What kind of soup do you like?)
20. CEREAL, YOU LIKE WHAT-KIND? (What kind of cereal do you like?)

Other sentence:  YOUR CEREAL, YOU LIKE BANANA? ("Do you like bananas on your cereal?")

Mainstreaming is the practice of placing deaf children (note: the word "deaf" lower case, refers to physically deaf children--not necessarily children who are culturally Deaf) into the "mainstream" of public schools instead of placing them into residential schools for the Deaf or other special programs.  Many culturally Deaf individuals oppose mainstreaming because even though the deaf child is surrounded by other students he or she may actually end up feeling isolated and alone due to communication barriers. 

Things to know:
*  There was a law passed called the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). 
*  This law (IDEA) requires states to provide a free appropriate public education (FAPE) to students with disabilities.
*    The IDEA contains rules that require states to educate students with disabilities in the "Least Restrictive Environment. (LRE)"
*  Many "Hearing" people feel that the least restrictive environment is in a mainstream public school.
*  Most culturally Deaf people feel that the least restrictive environment is in a residential school for the Deaf.

 Topic:  "LRE"
The Least restrictive Environment provisions of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA): " the maximum extent appropriate, children with disabilities, including children in public or private institutions or other care facilities, are educated with children who are not disabled, and that special classes, separate schooling, or other removal of children with disabilities from the regular educational environment occurs only when the nature or severity of the disability is such that education in regular classes with the use of supplementary aids and services cannot be achieved satisfactorily." (20 U. S. C. 1412 (5) (B). Also see 34 CFR 300.550-300.556.)

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Curriculum revision notes and lesson archive:
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Below are sentences and or signs which are being phased out of this lesson as well as other material that may be phased into the lesson.

REMOVE:  YOU BEFORE MOVIE EAT PICKLE? (Have you ever eaten a pickle at the movies?)
Note: When I was a little boy I remember movie theaters selling great big pickles.  They didn't cost too much and you could make one last a long time during the movie.  But not many theaters seem to sell pickles any more.  So I'm phasing out this sentence.