Students will practice using their bodies and facial gestures to imitate the actions in a story, song, or poem.
- a book, story, or song that has a lot of action in it and/or describes a journey, eg: We’re Going on a Bear Hunt (go to Bears in the Songs and Poems section)
- Read or sing once through the book, poem, or song, and have students just listen to it. If using a picture book, point out the facial expressions and the actions represented in the pictures.
- Read or sing the through the book, poem, or song, and have the students act out the actions together as a class as you progress through the book, poem, or song. Emphasize the facial expressions and the body movements.