Get ready for a fun and exciting way to learn about the world you live in! Learn the seven continents and four ocean using hand motions. Each hand motion features a characteristic that makes the continent or ocean unique or distinctive. Begin your journey with the Pacific Ocean and conclude with the continent of Antarctica. Along the way there are interesting facts to learn about each part of the globe. Let's explore the globe together! Students are active participants, using three of the five senses. The motions are a memory trigger for interesting facts. It it similar to a mnemonic device and great for kinesthetic learners. It can be used at the beginning or end of class as a warm up or closing activity, used individually by a student, or incorporated into a curriculum unit. Put all the motions together and have a contest to see how fast students can perform all the hand motions in order. Use it to quiz students about interesting facts. The hand motions are a combination of creativity, American Sign Language, and American Indian Sign Language. It's unique, repetitive, systematic and fun! 27 slides total. Can be used with the companion mp4 movie offered separately in my store.
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