Dance Tech I/II W4 – 6

TeacherNatalie Kushner
Subject AreaDance Tech I/II
Grade Level6-8
Week #4 - 6
Unit of InstructionLocomotor and Axial Movement
Standard(s) Taught
  1. Use and maintain principles of alignment in locomotor and non-locomotor movements.
  2. Use accurate dance, theatre, and anatomical terminology to communicate with others in and related to the field of dance.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

To discuss the difference between locomotor and axial movements.

To learn the following vocabulary:

Grand Battement

Passe

Grand Jete

Arabesque

Attitude

Chaine Turn

Fan Kick

Releve

Alignment

Pas de Bourree

Triplet

Pivot Turn

Jazz Walks

Chasse

 

Classroom Activities

Present “Dance Anatomy” Projects

Discuss locomotor vs. axial movement

Go over new vocabulary

Warm up

Across the floor

Center exercises

Assignments Due

“Dance Anatomy” presentations – Tuesday and Wednesday

Class Participation

Additional Resources