|Subject Area||Dance Team|
|Unit of Instruction||Etiquette, Technique, Choreography|
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
1. Ballet Technique
2. Ballet Terminology
3. Body and spatial awareness
4. Timing and musicality
5. Mechanics of muscles and bones as they apply to dance
6. Choreographic elements
Since we have dance team class everyday, our schedule will go like this:
Mondays: Ballet technique class with ankle weights
Tuesdays: Choreography for group pieces
Wednesdays: Vocabulary, Dance Anatomy, Conditioning
Thursdays: Jazz Technique Class
Dancers will receive a daily grade for their effort, proper dance attire, attitude, and etiquette for dance class. This will be a grade of 15 points given weekly.
This quarter we will have a vocabulary test as well as a skills assessment.
We will have independent study projects due by the end of the quarter.