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Task Card 1

Part A: The original landscape

As a whole group, find a way to make a still shape of your whole landscape. Make it as exciting as possible.

Divide into three mini-groups.
Number the mini-groups 1, 2 and 3.

For each group:

  1. Select one geographical feature from the painting.
  2. Make two different still shapes of the feature with your group.
    For each still shape:
    • Change levels.
    • Change body base.
    • Change body shape.
    • Be very imaginative!
  3. Link the still shapes in a sequence - find a way to move between each still shape.
    Hold your last still shape until the other groups have finished.

Performing your sequence

  • Begin by lying on the floor with your group.
  • Mini-groups 1, 2 and 3 take turns to perform their sequences.
  • Make sure that you grow slowly into your first still shape.
  • Hold your last still shape until the other groups have finished.
  • As a whole group, move downstage and create your whole landscape shape.
Task Card 2
Part B: The landscape today

As a whole group, find a way to make a still shape of your whole landscape. Make it as exciting as possible.

Divide into three mini-groups.
Number the mini-groups 1, 2 and 3.

For each group:

  1. Select one geographical feature from the painting.
  2. Make two different still shapes of the feature with your group.
    For each still shape:
    • Change levels.
    • Change body base.
    • Change body shape.
    • Be very imaginative!
  3. Link the still shapes in a sequence - find a way to move between each still shape.
Performing your sequence
  • Begin in your whole group still shape.
  • Mini-groups 1, 2 and 3 take turns to perform their sequences.
  • Make your whole group still shape to finish.
Task Card 3
Part C: The landscape of the future

As a whole group, find a way to make a still shape of your whole landscape. Make it as exciting as possible.

Divide into three mini-groups.
Number the mini-groups 1, 2 and 3.

For each group:

  1. Select one geographical feature from the painting.
  2. Make two different still shapes of the feature with your group.
    For each still shape:
    • Change levels.
    • Change body base.
    • Change body shape.
    • Be very imaginative!
  3. Link the still shapes in a sequence - find a way to move between each still shape
Performing
  • Begin by arriving from different directions.
  • Mini-groups 1, 2 and 3 take turns to perform their sequences.
  • Move up-stage and make your whole group still shape to finish.

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