Q2W10,11,12 Elementary Dance K-5

TeacherTiffany McCarthy
Subject AreaElementary Dance
Grade LevelK-5
Week #
Unit of InstructionMini Ballet Lesson
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


-Barre Exercises

-Center Exercises


Classroom Activities

Learning Ballet Vocab.

Positions of are arms and feet

Basic Barre Exercises: Plie, Tendu, Degage, Rond de jambe, Fondu, Frappe, Grand Battement

Center Work: Adagio, Petit Allegro and Grand Allegro


Assignments Due

3rd – 5th Ballet Vocab. Quiz

Additional Resources