Meaning: a school activity in which children show an item to the class and talk about it.
The ASL sign for TELL is not the same sign as shown in the video clip above for the English phrase "show and tell" (different meaning). The transcription gloss for "show and tell" is as this compound SHOW-ALL+STORY (where the gloss SHOW-ALL is one sign, not two signs).
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