6th Grade, Research and Inquiry Activities
2. Read the story of Koko.
3. Click on the different Special Features links on the right menu bar to view and read more information about Koko.
4. On the main page, choose one of the connections listed beneath Video to view the short video clip of Koko.
5. On a blank sheet of paper, answer the follow questions about Koko:
-Why do you think Koko is able to communicate using sign language?
-What are some of the ways Koko expresses her feelings?
-If Koko had babies, do you think she would teach them use sign language?
-Why do you think people are interested in studying how Koko communicates?
For additional information on communication, go to http://www.pbs.org/wnet/soundandfury/culture/voices.html