Nonverbal Communication Teacher Resources
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Shakespeare: Nonverbal and Verbal Communication
Define nonverbal communication and view "The Shakespeare Sessions" for examples of nonverbal communication. Groups read through the dialogue of a scene and assign appropriate gestures, movements, and mannerisms to events and characters. Use this lesson plan to explore the purpose and effects of dialogue.
7th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 62 Downloads
Ninth graders discover the power of nonverbal communication. They identify positive and negative nonverbal communication, describe the different types of personal space, discuss the impact of non-verbal communication, and practice positive non-verbal communication.
9th Health 10 Views 22 Downloads
Enough to Make Your Head Spin
Students investigate the world of nonverbal communication by analyzing body language around the world. In this cultural communication lesson, students research the Bulgarian language and how we could easily misinterpret their expressions. Students identify the gestures used by their family members and collaborate with their classmates to create a graph using their research.
3rd - 8th Social Studies & History 5 Views 4 Downloads
Communication – The Total Impact of Your Message
Students explore the facets of verbal and nonverbal communication. In this conflict resolution lesson, students discover multicultural communication dynamics as they discuss the implications of gesture and tone. Students practice verbal and nonverbal forms of communication.
3rd - 12th Social Studies & History 22 Views 78 Downloads
High schoolers observe a series of role plays by the teacher to illustrate how the body involuntarily shows how a person feels. They identify how certain skills are needed to develop and strengthen interpersonal relationships. Thus, students comprehend the effects of nonverbal communication.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 20 Downloads
Enough to Make Your Head Spin
Young scholars appreciate the value of nonverbal communication, focusing on the shaking or nodding of one's head, and the meanings attached to each activity in Bulgaria and in the United States. They explain how body language aids communication in the English language and in Bulgaria.
3rd - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 4 Downloads
Verbal Versus Nonverbal Communication
Young scholars create a multimedia presentation. They will complete a verbal versus non-verbal communication chart to create a multimedia presentation which will include the different types of communication strategies. Then answer a writing prompt where they describe the three things they think are most important to remember when using verbal and nonverbal communication.
6th - 9th Language Arts 3 Views 53 Downloads
Students explore the concept of "love currency" through activities. They discuss the importance of quality communication skills as they relate to relationships. They color a picture representing how they, their families, and a friend show love.
9th - 12th Health 3 Views 16 Downloads
The 2010 immigration bill passed in Arizona provides class members with an opportunity to examine various perspectives of the immigration debate by watching news videos, reading interview, editorials, and viewing images. Discussion questions, activities, and assessment strategies are included in the richly detailed plan.
7th - 12th Language Arts 79 Views 125 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Lecture 6 - Oral Interpretation - Verse
Students discuss how oral interpretation varies with prose and poetry. They select a piece of prose or poetry to present to the class, and then assess each other on the organization and delivery of their speech as well as on their non-verbal communication.
6th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 7 Downloads
Youth Obesity: Schools Fight Back
Explore nutrition and healthy eating habits through this study on youth obesity. Learners watch a PBS documentary on this epidemic which discusses government programs aimed at healthier choices as well as more localized efforts. They also view 12-minute film on picky eating which delves into the science of taste.
9th - 12th Health 30 Views 134 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Students incorporate different disciplines into this lesson. In this science lesson, students investigate the use of communicating without words, and how it is different than communicating with words. They discuss the pros and cons of each type of communication.
6th - 8th Language Arts 7 Views 18 Downloads
Health Education: An Integrated Approach
Fourth graders participate in role plays in order to consider how they use body language and facial expressions to convey their feelings. In this nonverbal communication lesson, 4th graders discuss the importance of paying attention to the nonverbal language of others.
4th Visual & Performing Arts 6 Views 5 Downloads
Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are
Can changing your postures significantly alter the evolution of your life? Give your learners a valuable tool to face their next stressful evaluative situation, whether it be the lunchroom table or an important job interview. Social psychologist Amy Cuddy explores how non-verbals profoundly influence our own thoughts, feelings, and physiology; encouraging her audience to take powerful positions and to "fake it till you become it.
21 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 25 Views 19 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Fourth graders compare cultural differences. In this Canadian history lesson, 4th graders examine the language and cultural differences between European explorers and First Nations. In small groups, students role-play communication using nonsense words and gestures.
4th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 11 Downloads
"Deals on Wheels!" Car Loan Project
Help your class members learn how to use their income wisely with a comprehensive lesson plan on calculating monthly car payments. Using basic math skills and online calculators, your learners will determine the total amount to be financed for a car, pros and cons of different interest rates, and standard loan terms.
9th - 12th Math 24 Views 28 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable