Enduring Understanding 1: Cognition and reflection are required to appreciate, interpret, and create with artistic intent.

General Information
Number: DA.912.C.1
Title: Cognition and reflection are required to appreciate, interpret, and create with artistic intent.
Type: Enduring Understanding
Subject: Dance
Grade: 912
Big Idea: Critical Thinking and Reflection

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Independent

DA.912.C.1.In.a
Identify artistic intent of the choreographer/ performer within a variety of dance performances.
DA.912.C.1.In.b
Process, sequence, and demonstrate new steps accurately with energy, expression, and clarity.
DA.912.C.1.In.c
Use defined criteria to critique dance performances.

Supported

DA.912.C.1.Su.a
Identify the artistic intent of the choreographer/ performer within a variety of dance performances.
DA.912.C.1.Su.b
Re-create movement sequences with energy, expression, and clarity.
DA.912.C.1.Su.c
Use a teacher-selected criterion to critique dance performances.

Participatory

DA.912.C.1.Pa.a
Indicate the intent of the performer from a variety of dance examples.
DA.912.C.1.Pa.b
Re-create movement in short sequences with energy, expression, and clarity.
DA.912.C.1.Pa.c
Use a teacher-selected criterion to critique selected elements of dance performances.

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Lesson Plans

Collaborative Process: Autonomy and Clarity in the Collaborative Process:

This lesson may be used with any level of mover and connects the use of language and social skills to the creative process in a collaborative setting. 

Type: Lesson Plan

Overcoming Adversity - Choreographic Exploration & Expression:

In this lesson the students will learn about the story of Misty Copeland, then will create their own choreographic phrase, exploring and expressing the theme of overcoming adversity.   

Type: Lesson Plan

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