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Beyond the Gold—The Alaska Gold RushesLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Inquiry, investigation, and research are the hallmarks of a activity that asks class members to examine a variety of primary and secondary sources about the Alaskan gold rushes. Groups then present their findings in the form of a play, a...
Folk Dance Explorations in the Choreographic Work of Modern DanceLesson Planet
Tenth graders participate in a lesson guided by an essential question: in what ways does choreographer, Mark Morris' work, "The Office," reflect Eastern-European traditional folk dance? During the lesson's first sessions, students...
Chance (Probability) Operations in Dance Composition -Lesson Planet
Eighth graders investigate modern-dance choreographer Merce Cunningham's historically significant contribution to dance-making history. Specifically, 8th graders explore and practice Merce Cunningham's choreographic use of chance...