Title: Through purposeful practice, artists learn to manage, master, and refine simple, then complex, skills and techniques.
Type: Enduring Understanding
Big Idea: Skills, Techniques, and Processes
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Perform safe practice exercises for improving posture, strength, flexibility, and range of motion.
Maintain balance during movement transitions.
Experiment with given elements to develop knowledge of their characteristics.
Investigate the positions, initiations, and movements within a given step.
Imitate safe practice exercises for improving posture, strength, flexibility, and range of motion.
Maintain balance in basic positions and shifting weight.
Experiment with movements or phrases based on the elements of dance.
Identify the elements of dance in planned and improvised dance pieces to show awareness of structure.
Imitate basic movements and postures.
Practice movement transitions.
Explore a variety of dance elements.
Imitate a movement sequence based on the elements of dance.
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