Q1W8 Elementary Dance K-2nd

TeacherTiffany McCarthy
Subject AreaDance
Grade LevelK-2nd
Week #8
Unit of InstructionFree Style
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
Classroom Activities

Warm Up

A few technique skills across the floor for practice. (Battements and Passe) (Pirouettes for 2nd grade)

Free Style Dancing with a Direction.

     -High, Medium and Low levels of dances

     -Fast and Slow Tempo

     -Mirror/Shadow Dancing with a partner



Assignments Due
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