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"Infernal Dance" From The Firebird, by Igor StravinskyLesson Planet
3rd - 5th
This worksheet about Stravinsky's ballet, The Firebird, provides information about the composer, the ballet, and the "Infernal Dance." It also includes questions about the music, as well as extension activities such as a puppet show.
Appreciating the Men of Ballet from Dance in America: Born To Be Wild: The Leading Men of American Ballet TheatreLesson Planet
5th - 8th
Students watch a video highlighting men in ballet. They complete further research on the topic using online and print resources. They create a short skit with the basic elements of dance.
"The Nutcracker" From the Royal BalletLesson Planet
6th - 8th
Students explore "The Nutcracker" ballet. They conduct Internet research, watch "The Nutcracker" performed by the Royal Ballet, tell the story to a younger child, and write a letter to the person who first reviewed "The Nutcracker" in 1892.
Lesson Plan for The Nutcracker BalletLesson Planet
1st - 4th
Students discuss the Nutcracker Ballet. They listen as the teacher reads "The Tale of the Nutcracker and the History of the Ballet," (included with the lesson). Students discuss dreams they have had. They listen to a portion of The Waltz...
Dance: Discovering the Culture of GullahLesson Planet
5th - 7th
It's wonderful to see a lesson that incorporates art, movement, and writing. These three forms of creative expression are explored as learners dance to music from the Gullah people of West Africa. They analyze several paintings, listen...
Describing Mirror Dances (Size and Tempo)Lesson Planet
Third graders examine size and tempo in dance before performing mirror image dance moves. In this dance lesson, 3rd graders examine dance moves with different sizes and tempos. They design and perform mirror image movements while working...
Evaluating the Format of Informational TextLesson Planet
7th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Make your learners aware of the advantages and disadvantages of using different media in presentations. This straightforward resource evaluates media formations such as print, digital text, and videos. Although the subject of ballet is...
Appreciating the Men of Ballet from Dance in America: Born to be Wild: The Leading Men of the American Ballet TheatreLesson Planet
5th - 8th
Learners examine the role of men in the American Ballet Theatre. In this ballet lesson, students watch segments of the Great Performances video "Dance in America: Born to be Wild: The Leading Men of the American Ballet Theatre." Learners...
International Dance Day: Reading and Activities for ELDLesson Planet
3rd - 8th
A brief passage about International Dance Day, April 29, is accompanied by an array of language activities based in sound ELD practice: cloze exercise, phrase matching, word jumble, multiple choice, sequencing, interview, group...