Body Language - Students 2

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Student Activity Sheet A

Directions: Write about a time when you used body language to help tell a story in greater detail.

Student Activity Sheet B

Directions: Create two characters. Select two situations when he or she would have to use appropriate body language. Draw your character using that body language. On the back of the sheet of paper, list the emotion(s) you were conveying with body language.

Student Activity Sheet C

Directions: Think about the script read/played for the class and complete the questions below.

1. Who are the characters in this script?

2. What does Anya want to watch?

3. What does Anya want to watch?

4. What kind of movie will the characters watch instead?

5. How does Tori feel that Anya noticed how she was feeling?

Student Activity Sheet D

Directions: In the scripts below, circle in purple two nouns that name a person and one noun that names a place. Circle in red two verbs.

Remember:

A noun names a person, place, thing, or idea.

A verb names describe an action, a state, or an occurrence.

Example script reading body language appropriately:
Anya: Let’s watch a scary movie.
Tori: That sounds great. (Sad face and looking away)
Anya: I love scary movies but it doesn’t look like you really want to watch one. Why don’t we watch a comedy instead?
Tori: Thank you for noticing I was sad. I would rather watch a comedy.

Example script reading body language appropriately:
Anya: Let’s watch a scary movie.
Tori: OK (Sad face and looking away)
Anya: I love scary movies.
Tori: Me too. (Sad face and looking away)
Tori: I am so happy that you are excited.

Student Topic Checkout

Directions: Complete the following questions.

1. What does the term body language mean?

2. Does body language contribute to the understanding of a person's message? Why or why not?

3. Why do we need to consider body language when we are communicating?

4. List three emotions, the body language you would see for each and how you would respond to each.