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Accelerando - Israel, Peru, Russia
Young scholars complete activities to learn about the music concept of accelerando. In this accelerando lesson, students sing songs and learn tempo. Young scholars use the Yiddish circle dance 'Bim Bam' to complete a circle dance. Students also learn about Peruvian and Russian dance songs.
1st - 2nd Language Arts 3 Views 1 Download
Wrapping It Up
Tenth graders create learning logs based on their understanding of community after reading Touching Spirit Bear. In this circle justice lesson, 10th graders use the provided worksheets to analyze the characters, plot, vocabulary, and impressions of the novel.
10th Language Arts 7 Views 27 Downloads
Look for the Good
Students create learning log journals and creative projects about helping others. In this circle justice lesson, students read Touching Spirit Bear and watch Pay it Forward. Students discuss the themes of both works and analyze the actions of the characters as they consider how they can contribute to making the world a better place.
9th - 12th Language Arts 24 Views 58 Downloads
Bleacher Dance - Adding to School Spirit
Looking for some moves to do in the bleachers while at a school sports event? This lesson teaches two sets of 32-counts. The moves can basically be done while standing up in the bleachers!. The amount of movement will be determined by how much space there is in the bleachers.
6th - 12th Physical Education 7 Views 9 Downloads
Dance: Sharp and Smooth Energy Qualities
Learners use different qualities of movement to express themselves. In this lesson on movement, students use different qualities of energy and then use their experience as an inspiration for writing poetry.
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 5 Views 18 Downloads
Lesson Plan: Dance
Teach your youngsters how to do the Macarena. Great directions are given for each step of the dance. There's not a lot of foot movement, but lots of hip swaying and arm movement. This dance uses repetitive movements so it's not so difficult a dance for young learners to master.
2nd - 5th Physical Education 3 Views 6 Downloads
What A Feeling ... Just Dance!
Hopefully your students have had some introduction already to dance movement before you do this lesson. If they have, then giving them ribbons and instructing them to make up a little routine should be a fun activity. Encourage your class to be a positive audience when viewing these short and little rehearsed routines.
6th - 8th Physical Education 3 Views 7 Downloads
Basic Waltz Steps
Learn the five basic waltz steps: box step, under arm turn, walt left box or waltz right box, hesitation step, and progressive waltz step. Teach a little about the history of the waltz and the countries from which it came: Germany and Austria.
6th - 12th Physical Education 4 Views 7 Downloads
There are a number of activities here that look at representing data in different ways. One activity, has young data analysts conduct a class survey regarding a new radio station, summarize a data set, and use central tendencies to evaluate their collected data.
6th - 9th Math 6 Views 258 Downloads
Mayim, Mayim - Israeli Folk Dance
Mayim, Mayim is an Israeli folk dance done to celebrate the discovery of water. The dance is done in a circle with everyone moving the same way at the same time. If your dancers are shy and do not want to hold hands then perhaps use scarves for them to hold.
3rd - 11th Social Studies & History 5 Views 8 Downloads
Great lesson on teaching some of the basics of square dancing. Ten basic moves are listed and described. The descriptions of these square dance moves are clearly explained. There are several pictures to show what a few of these moves look like.
3rd - 8th Physical Education 8 Views 14 Downloads
Celebrating St. Patrick's Day with Dance
Celebrate St. Patrick's Day by teaching your class how to do an Irish jig. This type of dance is very fast. Break it all down and teach each section of the dance thoroughly. There are plenty of hops, kicks, toe touches, and stomps in this jig, so it will take some time to learn.
4th - 11th Visual & Performing Arts 21 Views 23 Downloads
Everything a bee does serves a purpose. Learners in grades one through five explore the behaviors of bees through reading and dramatic puppet play. First children will create honey bee puppets, then they will discuss how bees dance to communicate, finally they will read about bees and use the information to write scripts for their puppets to star in.
K - 5th Science 15 Views 96 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Pouncing on Patterns
Youngsters create dances and movements to represent linear number patterns and non linear spatial patterns. In this math and dance lesson plan, learners watch videos and copy what they people in the videos do and discuss the connection between the dancing and the math patterns.
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 28 Downloads
How to Start a Movement
This is a quick and fantastic resource that conveys one simple message: have the courage to follow. Derek Silvers presents an event whereby a single, eccentric, dancing man was ultimately joined by a large crowd as a result of what Silvers calls the first follower.
6 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 9 Views 9 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Dynamics of Ceili Set Dance
Students demonstrate the Ceili folk dance. In this dance lesson, students discuss the characteristics of a folk dance and identify the patterns in the Ceili dance. Students demonstrate the dance steps with a partner and choreograph their own folk dance as a follow-up activity.
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 14 Downloads
Swing Your Partner! It's A Virtual Square Dance
Students explore the Wessels Living History Farm website and research how to do a square dance. They read a story, listen to an explanation of barn dances, and participate in various square dances.
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 26 Downloads