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ERIC Number: ED101352
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974
Pages: 232
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Smiles, Nods, and Pauses: Activities to Enrich Children's Communication Skills.
Hennings, Dorothy Grant
In exploring nonverbal language, this book suggests activities in which children can express and interpret meanings with more than words, provides a starting point for teachers in helping children develop nonverbal communication skills, and recommends that teachers build language arts programs which emphasize more than just words. Contents consist of six units: "Say It with More Than Words"--How We Say It with More Than Words, Why We Need to Teach Children Nonverbal Skills, How to Teach Children to Communicate with More Than Words; "Actions Speak Louder Than Words"--Pantomiming Words, Shapes, Motions, Situations, Messages; "Turn on the Sound"--Predramatic Play, Show Times, Role Playing; "You Are on Stage"--Telling Stories, Going beyond Stories; "Let's Just Talk"--Conversational Activities, Contrived Activities; "Let's Just Listen"--Interpreting Pictures, Reading Body Talk; A Guide to Objectives; and a bibliography. (JM)
Citation Press, 50 West 44th Street, New York, N.Y. 10036 ($3.95 paper)
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