The Body Talks
Young historians examine the gestures of human subjects represented in Mannerist, Baroque and Renaissance paintings. After they play charades and attempt to match dialogue with body language, learners create a drawing that includes gestures.
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- Adaptable to multiple grade levels
- Engaging and fun
- Provides a glossary for common terms from the Renaissance
Simple Acts - Learn to Say a Few Things in Another Language
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