Q1W7W8W9 Elementary Dance

TeacherTiffany McCarthy
Subject AreaElementary Dance
Grade LevelK-5
Week #7,8,9
Unit of InstructionIntro to Jazz Dance
Standard(s) Taught

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

Jazz Choreography

Classroom Activities

Jazz Warm up

Center Work: Leap Practice and Formation (Grand Jete and Saut de Chat)

Jazz Choreography



Assignments Due



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