|Subject Area||Elementary Dance|
|Week #||2, 3, 4, 5, 6|
|Unit of Instruction||Intro to Jazz Dance|
DA.K.S.2.1 Follow classroom directions.
DA.K.S.2.2 Retain simple sequences and accurate dance terminology over time.
DA.K.S.3.1 Refine gross- and fine-locomotor skills through repetition.
DA.K.S.3.2 Imitate simple exercises for strengthening and stretching the body.
DA.K.S.3.3 Develop kinesthetic awareness by maintaining personal space and moving in pathways through space.
DA.K.S.3.4 Move to various musical and rhythmic accompaniments, responding to changes in tempo and dynamics.
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
Learning how a jazz class works.
Jazz warm up
Center Technique: Grape Vine, Jazz Square, Pivot Turn, Parallel Passe, 3 step turn, Chasse ball change, Pas de Bourree
2nd – 5th Grade: Parallel Pirouette (right and left)
Across the floor Technique: jazz walks, chasse, battement, triplets, chaine turns leaps
Making small combinations out of the steps we have learned.