Dance Tech I/II W2

TeacherNatalie Kushner
Subject AreaDance Tech I/II
Grade Level6-8
Week #2
Unit of InstructionDance Discipline
Standard(s) Taught
          1. Use and maintain principles of alignment in locomotor and non-locomotor movement.
2. Apply the mechanics of movement transitions and weight changes.
3. Practice a variety of dance sequences to increase agility and coordination in movement patterns.
4. Compare characteristics of two dance forms.
5. List terminology and etiquette in educational dance.
Learning Targets and Learning Criteria
  1. Discuss the discipline of dance.
  2. Go over vocabulary and technique of new steps.
  3. Introduce the dance stations used for body conditioning and flexibility.
Classroom Activities

Warm up

Dance Vocabulary Activity

Across the floor

Dance Stations

Assignments Due

Dance Etiquette and vocabulary quiz (Thursday for 4th period and Friday for 5th period)

Dance Vocabulary participation activity

Additional Resources