Q3W23 Elementary Dance K-5

TeacherTiffany McCarthy
Subject AreaElementary Dance
Grade LevelK-5
Week #23
Unit of InstructionStudent Choreography
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

Team Work

Classroom Activities

Student Choreography – Connecting 3 styles of dance into one

Small Groups: Choreographing a short dance with 16 counts of ballet, 16 counts of hip hop and 16 counts of tap. (Modified for K-1)

Working on smooth transitions between the styles. 

Assignments Due
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