Body Language - Students 2

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Student Activity Sheet A

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

Student Activity Sheet B

Directions: Create two characters and two situations when he or she would have to use appropriate body language. Draw your character using that body language. Share your comic and see if your friends can guess what body language your characters are using.

Student Activity Sheet C

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 two nouns in purple that name a person and one noun that names a place. In red circle two verbs.

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.

Directions: How many syllables do you hear in the words below?

Student Lesson Review Sheet

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? Yes or No? Why?

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