Week 29-31 Elementary Dance Lesson Plans

TeacherTiffany McCarthy
Subject AreaDance
Grade LevelK-5
Week #
Unit of InstructionContemporary 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

What is Contemporary Dance?

Classroom Activities

K-1st: Movement Activities (Center and Across the Floor)

2nd-5th: Movement Activities, Across the Floor Work, Choreography

Assignments Due
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