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The Anatomy of a Landscape
Just as the physical world that surrounds people holds stories about their landscape, so, too, do their own bodies. In this activity, students will consider their bodies as parts of the greater world around them and appreciate their unique position in their surroundings. For instance, what stories might hands tell that feet would not? How do their body's stories change in different environments? The teacher may select a poem or passage of prose that relates to the topic of landscape, or another subject. For ideas and texts, see the virtual exhibition Canada: A Literary Tour or the Activity Resources section.
Performance and Assessment
The teacher may create an assessment tool or rubric to measure the following: