Enduring Understanding 3: Every art form uses its own unique language, verbal and non-verbal, to document and communicate with the world.

General Information
Number: DA.68.O.3
Title: Every art form uses its own unique language, verbal and non-verbal, to document and communicate with the world.
Type: Enduring Understanding
Subject: Dance
Grade: 68
Big Idea: Organizational Structure

Related Benchmarks

This cluster includes the following benchmarks.

Related Access Points

This cluster includes the following access points.

Independent

DA.68.O.3.In.a
Use movement sequences to represent real or imagined characters or events.
DA.68.O.3.In.b
Use dance terminology to identify dance movements and positions.
DA.68.O.3.In.c
Identify a variety of technology tools to store or view dance performances.

Supported

DA.68.O.3.Su.a
Use movement to represent real or imagined characters or events.
DA.68.O.3.Su.b
Identify dance terminology related to dance sequences.
DA.68.O.3.Su.c
Recognize selected technology tools to store or experience dance performances.

Participatory

DA.68.O.3.Pa.a
Associate movements with characters or events.
DA.68.O.3.Pa.b
Match dance terminology to dance movement.
DA.68.O.3.Pa.c
Recognize a selected technology tool to experience dance performances.

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Lesson Plans

Puzzle Piece Choreography Manipulation:

In this lesson, students will manipulate the order of short choreographed movement sequences using a puzzle piece assembly format.

Type: 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

Teaching Idea

Using Creative Movement in a Classroom Environment:

This twelve-minute video from Teaching Channel features dance teacher Brooke Charlebois demonstrating how to use cooperative groups to structure the expression of creative movement and choreographic forms to convey global issues. The video briefly focuses on how embedded dance allows students to demonstrate their understanding of concepts in math, science, history, geography and language.

Type: Teaching Idea

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