Nonverbal Communication Teacher Resources
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Communication – The Total Impact of Your Message
Learners 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. Learners practice verbal and nonverbal forms of communication.
3rd - 12th Social Studies & History 14 Views 74 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 7 Views 21 Downloads
Students 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
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 to explore the purpose and effects of dialogue.
7th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 62 Downloads
Enough to Make Your Head Spin
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.
3rd - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 4 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 3 Views 3 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
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 3 Views 4 Downloads
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
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
The Human Animal
Students explore non-verbal communication. For this animal communication lesson, students study body language and other forms of non-verbal communication. Students write a summary of their findings to discuss with the class. This lesson includes multiple web-links, suggested readings, and extensions.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
Native American Culture: The Light in the Forest
Seventh graders read the novel, The Light in the Forest. They work in groups to research and create artifacts for a Native American Living Museum. They complete a Powerpoint presentation of their virtual museum to classmates.
7th Language Arts 3 Views 9 Downloads
What Did You Say? Body Language in conducting and Psychological Conducting
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 using accent, marcato, and tenuto. Students practice writing and playing these styles of playing.
10th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 15 Downloads
Students explore communication and confidence issues. In this communication and confidence lesson, students discuss fear, stage fright, phobia's in relation to the planks of confidence. Students view a related film. Students explore listening skills.
4th - 5th Social Studies & History 13 Views 17 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 51 Downloads