Dance Tech I/II/III Q3

TeacherNatalie Kushner
Subject AreaDance Tech I/II/III
Grade Level6-8
Week #1-9
Unit of InstructionAdvancing Performance Skills and Choreography
Standard(s) Taught

Understanding choreographic elements
Stage spacing
Musicality
Understanding how to create choreography for young dancers
Learn concepts of initiating creative concepts and producing choreography and a show from those concepts
Knowledge of how to work together with classmates in creating student choreography

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

This quarter we will be creating a brand new dance production, “For the Love of Dance.” We will have new class choreography, incorporate student choreograpy, partnering work, and collaborate with younger elementary students as well as teachers.

Classroom Activities

Warm up
Discussion and research on the ipads for music, ideas, examples to incorporate into our show.
Learn new choreography
Student led groups to choreograph pieces together for the show.

Assignments Due

Permission Form for the show
We will have several writing assignments in class related to our work for the show that will count for grades.
Performance on February 22nd will be a summative grade.

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