Enduring Understanding 2: The arts reflect and document cultural trends and historical events, and help explain how new directions in the arts have emerged.

General Information
Number: DA.912.H.2
Title: The arts reflect and document cultural trends and historical events, and help explain how new directions in the arts have emerged.
Type: Enduring Understanding
Subject: Dance
Grade: 912
Big Idea: Historical and Global Connections

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Independent

DA.912.H.2.In.a
Compare dance works from different choreographers, cultures, and historical periods.

Supported

DA.912.H.2.Su.a
Identify similarities and differences in dance from different choreographers, cultures, and historical periods.

Participatory

DA.912.H.2.Pa.a
Recognize a variety of significant dances.

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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.   

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Dance Composition and Literacy :

The student after researching major news stories will identify a cultural, community or societal problem, and response to the problem from two distinct perspectives via a dance composition.

 

 

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