Idea and Movement: How-To

Basic instructions:

  • Have participants find their own personal space around the room/carpet.
  • Simultaneously, but in students’ individual spaces, students create a gesture or movement based on a prompt, word, or concept (give them 1 minute or so to create)
  • Teacher can then highlight one student’s movement. Ask other students to describe what they see, to analyze what they think that movement means, and then think about how that movement relates to the prompt, word, or concept.

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