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Secondary Library Media (6-12)
Strand 8: Standard 1:
English Language Arts Grade 9-10
Reading: Informational Text Standard 2
1 class periods of 70 minutes each
The lesson will use a variety of skills (writing, thinking, body movement, media) in order to introduce non-verbal communication to the students.
This is the second day lesson of a unit about analyzing documentary films with a strong focus on rhetoric and non-verbal communication.
This lesson is collaborative with the librarian of the school. Day one is an introduction to what are documentaries. Day three will focus on the use of rhetoric by film makers.
Day four will be a library lesson in which the librarian teaches about media literacy and answers the question, How do we understand and select what will influence us?
The prior unit focused on historical speeches and rhetoric. This unit will add on to that acquired knowledge.
Students will be able to identify what non-verbal communication is and the techniques that are associated within it.
Uses visual, auditory, and kinesthetic strategies throughout the lesson.
Exit ticket: Write what non-verbal communication is in ten words or less. In a future class, students will be responsible for knowing the vocabulary learned during this lesson on a quiz/end of quarter final.