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Title: Crocodile Code: TAC-MS0009
Multiple Intelligence
Bodily-Kinesthetic
Bloom's Taxonomy
Create
Instructional Strategy
Experiential Learning
Subject
Physical Education and Health
Objective: To act out movements without language Theme: Feeling
Materials:
1 small piece of material or scarf per learner
1 small toy or wooden block per learner
(Optional) 1 soothing music per whole group
(Optional) 1 audio device per whole group
Prep Time: 0-15 minutes   

  • Gather materials.
  • Print Crocodiles Photo.
  • Print Totetude Yoga Warm-up (optional).


Location: Open Area    Engaged Time: 20-30 minutes

  1. Totetude Yoga Warm-up
  2. Show the learners a picture of a crocodile and discuss what they see.
  3. Discuss interesting facts about crocodiles:  a) Crocodiles have the strongest bite of any animal in the world; b) Crocodiles eat fish, birds, and other animals; c) A mother crocodile can carry her young inside her mouth; d) Crocodiles live in warm areas with both land and water nearby; and e) Crocodiles swish their tails from side to side to move forward in the water.
  4. Play soothing music and have the learners move around their space as a crocodile.
  5. To calm down, have the learners find a spot on the floor and lie down.  Practice breathing with a small toy or wooden block on their chest.  Have them watch as the toy rises and falls with each breath.

Photo:
Totetude feeling crocodile
Photo:
Reflection:
  • I am able to act out the movements of a crocodile.
  • I am able to calm myself.
  • I am able to position myself without bothering others.
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Independently        With Guidance        With Difficulty
Cleanup: 0-10 minutes
Rating:
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