Instructions for Talking Hands Vocabulary:

Materials Needed:
  1. Vocabulary Book

  1. Split students into groups of 2-4.
  2. Assign groups a few words from current vocabulary book unit.
  3. Ask students to develop hand gestures that symbolize each word. These actions should represent the definitions and contextual uses of these words.
  4. Pull all groups back together to present the hand gestures so that all students are aware of the physical representations of the vocabulary words.
# Ask students to use these gestures whenever they use the words in their speech and whenever you go over the vocabulary exercises.