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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Use and maintain principles of alignment in locomotor and non-locomotor movements.
Develop strength, stamina, flexibility, and range of motion through safe practices and knowledge of basic anatomy and physiology.
Apply the mechanics of movement transitions and weight changes.
Use dance technique to perform with musicality and expression.
Change the expression or intention of a dance sequence by manipulating one or more dynamic elements.
Apply a stylistically appropriate sense of line to enhance artistry in one or more dance forms.
Practice the principles of alignment in locomotor and non-locomotor movements.
Improve posture, strength, flexibility, and range of motion through safe practice exercises.
Practice a variety of movement transitions and weight changes.
Replicate timing, rhythm, and accents demonstrated by the teacher and peers.
Practice the principles of alignment in selected movements.
Perform selected, safe practice exercises for improving posture, strength, flexibility, and range of motion.
Maintain balance during movement transitions.
Replicate a demonstrated rhythm in time to musical accompaniment.
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