How to sign homework in American Sign Language

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Sign Instructions:

This sign is done by signing "home" and then "work". However, in this instance "home" is signed by only pressing your hand on your face once instead of twice. After this, sign "work" by having your non-dominant hand in front of you with your palm orientation downward and your dominant hand tapping against your non-dominant hand 2 times.

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Sequential Breakdown of homework

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of homework

End of Sign

Final Frame of homework

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for homework
Make a fist with all fingers curled over the thumb, which is tucked in front of the fingers.
Dominant Handshape for homework
Keep your index, middle, ring, and pink fingers together and straight, bend them all at the knuckle at a 90-degree angle, and reach your thumb to the bottom of the fingertips of your index and middle fingers.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for homework
Make a fist with all fingers curled over the thumb, which is tucked in front of the fingers.

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