Dancing With Props
Students move a prop by moving their bodies. They are encouraged to focus on balance, a variety of body movements, and making the prop central to their movements.
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Translations and Reflections of Triangles: Transformation Dances
Students explore transformations in dance. For this cross curriculum geometry and dance lesson, students define and identify angles, reflections, and translations, then practice dance movements using a stretchy band that represent these...
5th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
Translations and Reflections: Dancing Slides and Flips
Fourth graders investigate human motion by performing a dance routine in class. In this physical education lesson, 4th graders discover how to make the body flip and twist safely in order to express certain dance emotions. Students...
4th Visual & Performing Arts
Chinese New Year Song and Dance
Students identify phrases within a song. In this Chinese New Year lesson students listen to a story about Chinese New Year and "Song of the Dragon". Students each write a phrase from the song on a slip of paper and as a class put the...
1st - 3rd Visual & Performing Arts