Dance Team Q3

TeacherNatalie Kushner
Subject AreaDance Team
Grade Level6-8
Week #1-9
Unit of InstructionAdvancing Technique, Musicality, and Performance Quality
Standard(s) Taught

DA.68.S.2.4 Transfer corrections and concepts from the execution of one class to the next.

DA.68.S.2.5 Rehearse to improve the performance quality of dance pieces.

DA.68.S.3.8 Develop and demonstrate a sense of line that is appropriate to a style of a given dance form.

DA.68.S.3.4 Perform, using dance technique, with musical accuracy and expression.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

As we enter into competition season, we will be strongly working on technique precision and execution of steps. We will further improve musicality and performance quality through expression and energy. Dancers will build on strength and technique during weekly classes, rehearse their competition pieces, and incorporate vocabulary into their learning.

Classroom Activities

Mondays = Ballet Technique Class
Tuesdays = Cleaning competition pieces and working precision and timing
Wednesdays = Conditioning, Vocabulary, rehearsal
Thursdays = Diversity Show student choreography projects
Fridays = Cleaning competition pieces, and working on precision, timing, and performance elements

Assignments Due

Writing assignments that coincide with lessons we are working on
Vocabulary Unit 5, Test = February 6th
Self and Peer Critiques
Independent Study and presentation, due = March 8th

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