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Communicating in Partnerships through Dance (6 - 8)

Last changed: 07/13/2022 8:21pm
6 , 7 , 8 Theater Dance Phy. Education Music Visual Art
Dance English
Both Grade Level and Arts/PE Program Alignment
1 90 min
1 90 min
Combo In-School Performance & In-School Workshop Combo In-School performance (intended for individual classes of a grade level to experience separately)

N/A
All year In-School,
$10 0
no Email , Phone
Dancers, Music, Costumes, Lecture Materials, if any
Gymnasium or similar space, Speaker system with i-Phone jack for music
Gymnasium, Audio, Place for kids to sit, Microphone if necessary
•I CAN be a trustworthy partner and team player by bettering communication skills and being a good active listener
•I CAN prepare and train for this type of collaborative work
•I CAN create artistic material based on my ideas and can communicate my ideas through movement

Grade 6

Grades 6: Speaking and Listening: Comprehension and Collaboration #1: Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher led) with diverse partners on grade 6 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly.
c. Pose and respond to specific questions with elaboration and detail by making comments that contribute to the topic, text, or issue under discussion.
Grade 6: Speaking and Listening: Comprehension and Collaboration #2: Interpret information presented in diverse media and formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively, orally) and explain how it contributes to a topic, text, or issue under study.
Grade 6: Dance: Performing: Anchor Standard 4: Select, analyze, and interpret artistic work for presentation.
A. Refine partner and ensemble skills in the ability to judge distance and spatial design. Establish diverse pathways, levels, and patterns in space. Maintain focus with partner or group in near and far space.
Grade 6: Dance: Connecting: Anchor Standard 10: Synthesize and relate knowledge and personal experiences to make art.
A. Observe the movement characteristics or qualities observed in a specific dance genre. Describe differences and similarities about what was observed to one’s attitudes and movement preferences.

Grade 7

Grades 7: Speaking and Listening: Comprehension and Collaboration #1: Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher led) with diverse partners on grade 7 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly.
d. Acknowledge new information expressed by others and, when warranted, modify their own views.
Grade 7: Speaking and Listening: Comprehension and Collaboration #2: Analyze the main ideas and supporting details presented in diverse media and formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively, orally) and explain how the ideas clarify a topic, text, or issue under study
Grades 7: Dance: Performing: Anchor Standard 4: Select, analyze, and interpret artistic work for presentation.
A. Expand movement vocabulary of floor and air pattern designs. Incorporate and modify body designs from different dance genres and styles for the purpose of expanding movement vocabulary to include differently designed shapes and movements for interest and contrast
Grades 7: Dance: Connecting Anchor Standard 10: Synthesize and relate knowledge and personal experiences to make art.
A. Compare and contrast the movement characteristics or qualities found in a variety of dance genres. Discuss how the movement characteristics or qualities differ from one’s own movement characteristics or qualities and how
different perspectives are communicated.

Grade 8

Grades 8: Speaking and Listening: Comprehension and Collaboration #1: Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher led) with diverse partners on grade 8 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas addressing their own clearly. d. Acknowledge new information expressed by others, and, when warranted, qualify or justify their own views in light of the evidence presented.
Grade 8: Speaking and Listening: Comprehension and Collaboration #2: Analyze the purpose of information presented in diverse media and formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively, orally) and evaluate the motives (e.g., social, commercial, political) behind its presentation.
Grades 8: Dance: Performing: Anchor Standard 4: Select, analyze, and interpret artistic work for presentation.
C. Direct energy and dynamics in such a way that movement is textured. Incorporate energy and dynamics to technique exercises and dance performance. Use energy and dynamics to enhance and project movements.
Grades 8: Dance: Connecting Anchor Standard 10: Synthesize and relate knowledge and personal experiences to make art. a. Relate connections found between different dances and discuss the relevance of the connections to the development of one’s personal perspectives.