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Understanding Vocabulary Through Hand Movements (Video)

By Teaching Channel — December 13, 2017 1 min read
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At Horning Middle School in Waukesha, Wis., humanities teachers Meredith Sweeny and Shannon Kay introduce the ‘Total Physical Response’ method to learning vocabulary. This learning strategy is beneficial for students, especially English-language learners, to break down and analyze the roots and endings of vocabulary words by using hand movements and gestures.

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