Students Whole class
Area Large open space
Students stand in a line. The teacher called the ship’s captain calls a number of commands which the students/crew must follow.
. “Captain Coming” – class stands and salutes
. “Port” – class races to a line to the right
. “Starbound” – class races to a line to the right
. “Scrub the Deck” – class washes the floor
. “Crew Overboard” – class lies face down
“Climb the Mast” – class adopts a climbing action
The directions must be called quickly and clearly.
Students invent new commands and actions