|Subject Area||Elementary Dance|
|Unit of Instruction||Intro to Jazz Dance|
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|
Refreshing and learning how a jazz class works.
Jazz Warm up
Center Work: Jazz Square, Pas de Bourree, Chasse Ball Change, Pivot Turn, 3 Step Turn, Parallel Pirouettes (adding arm movements with steps)
Across the Floor: Jazz walks, Battements, center work traveling, Chaine Turns, Leaps
Putting small combinations together of the steps we have learned.
Right Pirouette Assessment (In Class)