Storytelling 101. Lesson 5-Movement & Gestures. Begin. Movement & Gesture Tips. Start out simple. Practice doing gestures of common events, such as washing the dishes or brushing your teeth. Face the audience. If you turn your back to the audience, they can’t see the movement or gesture.
Lesson 5-Movement & Gestures
When telling a story, it is important to include movement and gestures to help your listener visualize the story.
Click on the StoryLine Online link to listen to a story being read.
What parts of the story could include movement or gestures to help the listener to visualize the story? Complete the movement & gestures table on the next slide together as a class.
You will have 2 minutes to plan how your group will use body movement to act out your pantomime.
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You have completed Lesson 5-Movement & Gestures.
Reread your story. Focus on what is important in the story. Think of movements and gestures to represent the important parts in the story which will help your listener visualize the story.
At home or in class complete the Movement & Gestures table.
Practice telling your story using these movement and gestures.