Students will demonstrate their awareness of body movement by performing an observation presentation.
Body Language, Facial Expressions, Gestures, How Movement is Affected by Different Circumstances and Elements
CONTENT STANDARD 1: Script writing by improvising, writing, and refining scripts based on personal experience and heritage, imagination, literature, and history.
CONTENT STANDARD 2: Acting by developing, communicating, and sustaining characters in improvisations and informal or formal productions.
Lesson 1: What is your body doing when you move? Students will demonstrate their understanding of how the body moves by successfully completing a basic anatomy quiz.
Lesson 2: Mirroring Movement Students will demonstrate their ability to observe and mimic movement by successfully mirroring another student’s movement.
Lesson 3: Gestures/Facial Expressions Students will demonstrate their ability to pick up on and understand gestures and facial expressions by performing a silent skit.
Lesson 4: Body Language/Posture Students will demonstrate their understanding of body language and posture by being able to identify how a person is feeling based on their body language.
Lesson 5: How different ages move Students will demonstrate their ability to move as if they were a different age by being able to identify what age-range each peer is acting out.
Lesson 6: Movement with Props Students will demonstrate their ability to move with props by incorporating a prop into their movement around the classroom.
Lesson 7: Movement with Music Students will demonstrate their understanding of how music influences movement by choreographing thirty seconds of a dance to a selected song.
Lesson 8: Presentation of Another’s Observed Movements Students will demonstrate their understanding of how movement is used every day by completing a report of another’s observed movement and presenting their observations in class.
Body Movement Unit of Lessons.Landon Taylor Wheeler
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