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Accelerando - Israel, Peru, Russia
Students complete activities to learn about the music concept of accelerando. In this accelerando lesson plan, students sing songs and learn tempo. Students use the Yiddish circle dance 'Bim Bam' to complete a circle dance. Students also learn about Peruvian and Russian dance songs.
1st - 2nd English Language Arts
Wrapping It Up
Tenth graders create learning logs based on their understanding of community after reading Touching Spirit Bear. In this circle justice instructional activity, 10th graders use the provided worksheets to analyze the characters, plot, vocabulary, and impressions of the novel.
10th English Language Arts
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 English Language Arts
Bleacher Dance - Adding to School Spirit
Looking for some moves to do in the bleachers while at a school sports event? This lesson plan 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
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
What A Feeling ... Just Dance!
Hopefully your learners 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
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 Visual & Performing Arts
Great instructional activity 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
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
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 CCSS: Designed
Pouncing on Patterns
Youngsters create dances and movements to represent linear number patterns and non linear spatial patterns. For 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
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
An Introduction to Sega: The Music and Dance of Mauritius
Students study the folk music and dance of the island of Mauritius. In this music and dance lesson, students study the style of music and dance that is called sega. They learn about how the traditional music comes from the islands off the coast of Africa.
K - 12th Visual & Performing Arts