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- Reginald W.
- Humble, TX
Nonverbal Communication Teacher Resources
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Learners investigate the world of nonverbal communication by analyzing body language around the world. In this cultural communication instructional activity, students research the Bulgarian language and how we could easily misinterpret their expressions. Learners identify the gestures used by their family members and collaborate with their classmates to create a graph using their research.
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 instructional activity to explore the purpose and effects of dialogue.
Students 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.
Young scholars 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. Young scholars practice verbal and nonverbal forms of communication.
Young scholars 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.
Seventh graders explore the concept of nonverbal communication and how it can be easily misunderstood. They play feelings charades they act out each card without speaking. Students complete Showing Feeling worksheet from How to Career Development Activities for Every Classroom.
Learners explore non-verbal communication. For this animal communication lesson, students study body language and other forms of non-verbal communication. Learners write a summary of their findings to discuss with the class. This lesson includes multiple web-links, suggested readings, and extensions.
Tenth graders discuss articulation and the ways that articulation affects music. Examples are completed using staccato and legato. On the second day, 10th graders repeat the lesson plan using accent, marcato, and tenuto. Students practice writing and playing these styles of playing.
Students explore communication and confidence issues. In this communication and confidence instructional activity, students discuss fear, stage fright, phobia's in relation to the planks of confidence. Students view a related film. Students explore listening skills. methods, and terms. Students identify forms of nonverbal communication and watch a Tom and Jerry cartoon to analyze nonverbal communication.
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.