Dance Tech 3, Q1

TeacherNatalie Kushner
Subject AreaDance Tech 3
Grade Level6-8
Week #1-9
Unit of InstructionDance Etiquette and Technique
Standard(s) Taught
  1. Dance etiquette and class procedure review
  2. Review body alignment and posture, as it relates to dance technique
  3. Dance Technique in ballet and jazz
  4. Vocabulary
  5. Choreography elements
Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

To review basic structure of a dance class, as well as technique in ballet and jazz. 

We will begin with the foundation of ballet – barre, center, and across the floor

We will work on technique in jazz with turns, leaps, across the floor exercises, and conditioning

Classroom Activities

Ballet class

Jazz class


Group choreography activities

Strength and flexibility training


Assignments Due

Daily class participation

Vocabulary quizzes on 8/29 and 9/19

Test on 9/27

Additional Resources