How to sign story in American Sign Language

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Sign Instructions:

Begin with both hands next to each other in front of you with your palms diagonally oriented toward each other. Then, slightly move your hands away from yourself, while bringing your fingertips together. Then, change the diagonal orientation of your hands and repeat the same motion.

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Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of story

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of story

End of Sign

Final Frame of story

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for story
Extend your fingers and press them together, with your thumb sticking out to the side.
Dominant Handshape for story
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 story
Extend your fingers and press them together, with your thumb sticking out to the side.
Non-Dominant Handshape for story
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.

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