Dance Tech I/II Q1

TeacherNatalie Kushner
Subject AreaDance Tech I/II
Grade Level6-8
Week #1-9
Unit of InstructionDance Etiquette and Technique
Standard(s) Taught
  1. Demonstrate, without prompting, procedures expected in class, rehearsal, and performance with independence.
  2. Sustain focused attention, respect, and discipline during classes and performances.
  3. Practice a variety of dance sequences to increase agility and coordination in movement patterns.
  4. Develop proper body alignment and posture, as related to dance
  5. Learn the meaning of dance terminology and associate the words with the steps
  6. Understand the structure of a dance class
  7. Develop a foundation for technique in ballet and jazz.
Learning Targets and Learning Criteria
  1. To establish the rules, procedures, and expectations of dance class.
  2. To begin learning dance terminology
  3. To become familiar with proper dance warm up
  4. To begin training technique in ballet and jazz.


Classroom Activities
  1. Ballet barre, center, across the floor
  2. Vocabulary discussion, activity, cards, and quizzes
  3. Jazz warm up, center, across the floor
  4. Group choreography activities
  5. Dance Conditioning
  6. Stretch
Assignments Due

Class participation daily

Vocabulary quiz on 8/29 and 9/19

Test on 9/27 or 9/28 (depending on which class period you are in)

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