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T he right to move

  • Some children are so geared up to make others aware of their human rights that they’re getting involved in all kinds of cool projects

T he right to speak

  • Why should your rights be protected?
  • What would you do if your rights were violated?

Let your mind go on the information you have just read and enjoy being creative with the following activity.

Be creative in the following exercise.

1. Selecting a scenario

  • Divide into groups of six to eight.
  • Choose a theme for your improvisational exercise from South Africa’s Constitution.
  • Discuss the themes you want to work with.
  • Decide upon characters you want to portray in your improvisation.
  • Keep the following in mind when planning your improvisation:
  • Is the scene outside or inside?
  • Where and what are the objects and/or furniture?
  • What is the immediate off-stage world?
  • Are there associations of freedom or restraint, fulfilment or deprivation?
  • What has just happened to the character?
  • Where has he just been?
  • How will the other characters potentially affect the achievement of his goal?
  • Does the character know anything about the other characters?
  • Is there conflict between the characters?
  • Who is the character?
  • What is his objective?
  • Where is the action taking place?
  • What is the moral, theme or message of the improvisation?

2. Improvisation


Chambers’ Twentieth Century Dictionary in its revised edition offers the following definitions of improvisation: ‘‘to compose and recite, or perform, without preparation’; ‘to bring about on a sudden’; ‘to make or contrive offhand or in an emergency’; and for the word ‘offhand’ there is this: ‘without study: impromptu free and easy; ungraciously curt or summary’

The aim of improvisation is to exercise specific abilities and skills – rehearsal to improve performance and ease of operation.

  • Improvise your scene for the rest of the class.
  • Have the ‘audience’ comment constructively on the performances.
  • Participate in a brief class discussion based on the following:
  • Could the ‘child rights’ message be clearly identified?
  • Were the characters appropriately developed?
  • Was the proposed feeling and emotion properly and clearly conveyed?
  • What was the climax or highlight of the improvisational piece?


Learning Outcomes(LOs)
LO 1
CREATING, INTERPRETING AND PRESENTING The learner will be able to create, interpret and present work in each of the art forms.
Assessment Standards(ASs)
We know this when the learner:
1.1 in preparing the body, applies safe dance practice and healthy use of the body, for example:
  • warming up and cooling down;
  • good postural and joint alignment;
  • released/soft use of joints;
  • safe landing from elevation (jumping);
  • stretching with safety;
1.2 improvises to explore choreographic design concepts:
  • space – direction, levels, symmetry, asymmetry;
  • time – duration, pace, pulse, phrasing;
  • force – yielding to and resisting gravity, active and passive movement;
1.3 creates and presents dance sequences that focus on and challenge, amongst others, human rights issues such as social and cultural attitudes towards dance, and attitudes towards gender and disability in dance;
1.4 follows a teacher-directed warm-up routine;
1.5 uses exploration of human rights issues in South Africa as a basis for group improvisations that:
  • show understanding of basic dramatic structure (who, what, where, when);
  • show characters drawn from observation, imitation and imagination;
  • incorporate some dramatic elements such as grouping, shape and climax to communicate meaning and feeling.

Questions & Answers

Is there any normative that regulates the use of silver nanoparticles?
Damian Reply
what king of growth are you checking .?
What fields keep nano created devices from performing or assimulating ? Magnetic fields ? Are do they assimilate ?
Stoney Reply
why we need to study biomolecules, molecular biology in nanotechnology?
Adin Reply
yes I'm doing my masters in nanotechnology, we are being studying all these domains as well..
what school?
biomolecules are e building blocks of every organics and inorganic materials.
anyone know any internet site where one can find nanotechnology papers?
Damian Reply
sciencedirect big data base
Introduction about quantum dots in nanotechnology
Praveena Reply
what does nano mean?
Anassong Reply
nano basically means 10^(-9). nanometer is a unit to measure length.
do you think it's worthwhile in the long term to study the effects and possibilities of nanotechnology on viral treatment?
Damian Reply
absolutely yes
how to know photocatalytic properties of tio2 nanoparticles...what to do now
Akash Reply
it is a goid question and i want to know the answer as well
characteristics of micro business
for teaching engĺish at school how nano technology help us
Do somebody tell me a best nano engineering book for beginners?
s. Reply
there is no specific books for beginners but there is book called principle of nanotechnology
what is fullerene does it is used to make bukky balls
Devang Reply
are you nano engineer ?
fullerene is a bucky ball aka Carbon 60 molecule. It was name by the architect Fuller. He design the geodesic dome. it resembles a soccer ball.
what is the actual application of fullerenes nowadays?
That is a great question Damian. best way to answer that question is to Google it. there are hundreds of applications for buck minister fullerenes, from medical to aerospace. you can also find plenty of research papers that will give you great detail on the potential applications of fullerenes.
what is the Synthesis, properties,and applications of carbon nano chemistry
Abhijith Reply
Mostly, they use nano carbon for electronics and for materials to be strengthened.
is Bucky paper clear?
carbon nanotubes has various application in fuel cells membrane, current research on cancer drug,and in electronics MEMS and NEMS etc
so some one know about replacing silicon atom with phosphorous in semiconductors device?
s. Reply
Yeah, it is a pain to say the least. You basically have to heat the substarte up to around 1000 degrees celcius then pass phosphene gas over top of it, which is explosive and toxic by the way, under very low pressure.
Do you know which machine is used to that process?
how to fabricate graphene ink ?
for screen printed electrodes ?
What is lattice structure?
s. Reply
of graphene you mean?
or in general
in general
Graphene has a hexagonal structure
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what is biological synthesis of nanoparticles
Sanket Reply
how did you get the value of 2000N.What calculations are needed to arrive at it
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