Dance-Grade 2   (#5003030)

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Second-grade students in dance class establish use of the body through structured and unstructured movement, exploring the elements of dance through a variety of techniques, forms, and dance traditions. As they create, interpret, and replicate steps, movement patterns, shapes, rhythms, and dances inspired by a variety of stories, music, ideas, cultures, images, and technologies, students stretch their imaginations, strengthen their bodies, and learn to make choices in a risk-free environment. Instruction fosters skills and knowledge that enable students to respond to dance in ways that facilitate creativity with artistic expression, self-discipline, and a connection to other content areas and cultures.

General Notes

Special Note: This class may include opportunities to participate in extra rehearsals and performances beyond the school day.

General Information

Course Number: 5003030
Course Path:
Section: Grades PreK to 12 Education Courses > Grade Group: Grades PreK to 5 Education Courses > Subject: Dance > SubSubject: General >
Abbreviated Title: DANCE - GRADE 2
Course Length: Year (Y)
Course Status: Course Approved
Grade Level(s): 2

Educator Certifications

One of these educator certification options is required to teach this course.

Student Resources

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Original Student Tutorial

Exploring Fables:

Explore fables and learn how to recount the important details in a fable. In this interactive tutorial, you'll also learn how to determine the central message, lesson, or moral of the fable.

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Parent Resources

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In addition to the listed benchmarks and standards, the following mathematical practices are required content:

MAFS.K12.MP.5.1: Use appropriate tools strategically.
MAFS.K12.MP.6.1: Attend to precision.
MAFS.K12.MP.7.1: Look for and make use of structure.

In addition to the listed benchmarks and standards, the following clusters and Speaking and Listening standards are required content:

LAFS.2.SL.1.1: Participate in collaborative conversations with diverse partners about grade 2 topics and texts with peers and adults in small and larger groups.