Find three objects representative of toys or things you played with as a very young child. Set aside twenty minutes to listen to the audio guide, perform the exercise. Write a 250-word response to your exercise experience and post the essay in the Discussion Board for the exercise for class comments. The purpose is to go back and play, just as you would as a child. In your re-experience of childhood, you are alone with no others interfering with your experience. Set a timer and do not stop the exercise until twenty minutes have elapsed. Use no electronic devices for toys or amusement, they must be common, ordinary objects or toys. At that moment, use the imagination to create with the objects you brought on the journey. Everyone made a fort from chairs and a blanket or an old refrigerator box. Everyone drew a picture of their house, or had a “woo-woo” garment, that consisted of an old towel tied around your neck while your running through the yard pretending you are flying saying, “Woo! Woo!” Be sure to talk about what you experienced while playing as if you were a child. Be specific! What did you do? How did it affect you? It may be helpful to read the attached descriptions and quotations below.
Rubric Exercise 3 (1)
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeThe Childhood Space
Find three objects that are representative of toys or things you would have played with as a very young child. Set aside twenty minutes to listen to the audio guide and write a 250-word, minimum response to your experience to the exercise and post in the Discussion Board for the exercise. Set a timer for twenty minutes and play with those objects as if you were a child. Do not use any electronic devices, only common, ordinary objects. There will be moments when you become bored, do not stop! Those are the most important moments of the exercise. MAKE SURE YOU DISCUSS YOUR EXPERIENCE WHILE PLAYING AS IF YOU WERE A CHILD!
The exercise participant describes moments of becoming engrossed in a “play” activity and reflects on personal connections with their past. Composition and language mechanics are observed in your essay. MAKE SURE YOU DISCUSS YOUR EXPERIENCES WHILE PLAYING AS IF YOU WERE A CHILD!