Dance Team Q1

TeacherNatalie Kushner
Subject AreaDance Team Q1
Grade Level6-8
Week #1-9
Unit of InstructionDance Etiquette and Technique
Standard(s) Taught

DA.68.O.1.2

DA.68.O.3.5

DA.68.H.3.3

DA.68.S.2.1

DA.68.S.3.2

DA.68.S.3.3

DA.68.S.3.7

DA.68.F.3.5

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Dancers will gain an understanding of dance etiquette and class procedure.

Dancers will begin training in the technique of ballet and jazz.

Dancers will work on choreography elements, including memorization, spatial awareness, rhythm, and quality of movement.

Classroom Activities

Mondays and Thursdays: Alternate between Ballet technique class and Jazz technique class

Tuesdays and Fridays: Work on new choroegraphy

Wednesdays: Conditioning, Stretch, and specialized training

Assignments Due

Dancers will have a vocabulary quiz every 3rd Wednesday.

Dancers will have ongoing “Independent Studies” that will be evaluated at the end of each month.

Choreography writing will be done every week.

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