Q1W5 Ballet 2nd-5th

TeacherBridget Horan
Subject AreaElementary Dance
Grade Level2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Week #5
Unit of InstructionBallet
Standard(s) Taught
  • DA.K.S.2.1 Follow classroom directions.
  • DA.K.S.2.2 Retain simple sequences and accurate dance terminology over time.
  • DA.K.S.3.1 Refine gross- and fine-locomotor skills through repetition.
  • DA.K.S.3.2 Imitate simple exercises for strengthening and stretching the body.
  • DA.K.S.3.3 Develop kinesthetic awareness by maintaining personal space and moving in pathways through space.
  • DA.K.S.3.4 Move to various musical and rhythmic accompaniments, responding to changes in tempo and dynamics.
Learning Targets and Learning Criteria
  • Continue working on our new ballet terms as well as the week prior.
  • Week 3&4 terms: Pique, Passe, Ronde de Jambe, Adagio, and Allegro
  • New Terms week 5: Fondu, Frappe, Battement, Pas de Chat, en Dedan, and en Dehors.
Classroom Activities
  • Continue working on ballet terminology. 
  • Continue working at the barre while adding in our new technique.
  • Continue working on our across the floor movements. 
Assignments Due

None!

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