Shipwreck

Students Whole class

Equipment Nil

Area Large open space

Instructions

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.

Variation

Students invent new commands and actions

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