Q1W6 Ballet 2nd-5th

TeacherBridget Horan
Subject AreaElementary Dance
Grade Level2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Week #6
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 new ballet terminology along with the week priors terms.
  • Week 5: Fondu, Frappe, Battement, Pas de Chat, En Dedan, and En Dehors.
  • New Terms: Cambre, Chaines, Changement, Jeté, and Pirouette.  
Classroom Activities
  • Continue working on ballet terminology.
  • Continue working on the barre while adding our new techniques.
  • Continue working on ‘across the floor’ techniques. 
  • Start learning the correct way to do a Pirouette for assessment later in Jazz unit.
Assignments Due

None!

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