Enduring Understanding 1: The arts are inherently experiential and actively engage learners in the processes of creating, interpreting, and responding to art.

General Information
Number: DA.68.S.1
Title: The arts are inherently experiential and actively engage learners in the processes of creating, interpreting, and responding to art.
Type: Enduring Understanding
Subject: Dance
Grade: 68
Big Idea: Skills, Techniques, and Processes

Related Benchmarks

This cluster includes the following benchmarks.

Related Access Points

This cluster includes the following access points.

Independent

DA.68.S.1.In.a
Imitate dance phrases to investigate choreographic principles and structures.
DA.68.S.1.In.b
Use kinesthetic awareness to respond to shared movement with one or more dancers.

Supported

DA.68.S.1.Su.a
Imitate dance phrases to investigate choreographic principles.
DA.68.S.1.Su.b
Explore shared movement with others.

Participatory

DA.68.S.1.Pa.a
Imitate movement sequences to investigate choreographic principles.
DA.68.S.1.Pa.b
Explore movement in space to increase kinesthetic awareness.

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Lesson Plan

Space Exploration: It’s Elemental!:

Students explore their own and others movement (e.g., axial, loco motor, isolated) in and through space, observing the ways and degrees to which each dancer's structure functions (e.g., joint movement, body control, isolation).

Type: Lesson Plan

Presentation/Slideshow

Structured Dance Improvisation Using Action Words:

PowerPoint outline for creating a dance phrase using action words.

Type: Presentation/Slideshow

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