Exploring Force: The Nutcracker
Students explore basic dance element of force, compare and contrast the use of force as it distinguishes the expressive qualities of a given dance, and explore the use of force in several of its many expressions.
3rd - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 31 Views 62 Downloads
Smooth and Sharp Cinquain Dances
Third graders write cinquain poems and perform associated dances. In this poetry and dance instructional activity, 3rd graders display smooth energy and sharp energy using hand movements. They brainstorm words for poems that describe an...
3rd Visual & Performing Arts
Dance with Your Fingers, Draw with Your Toes
Pair dancing, music, and art into one elementary lesson. Using the work of Henri Matisse and Rudy Autio as inspiration, kids spend a few days listening to music that fits the moods of various pieces of art, then work on their own...
2nd - 3rd Visual & Performing Arts
Lesson: Skin Fruit: Propaganda of the Deed
Art can express acts of injustice and move society to action. Upper graders analyze contemporary art relating to specific moments in history. They discuss propaganda, anarchy, sociology, and violence as activism. After researching and...
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Baila! Latin Dance in the Spanish Classroom
One, two, three. One, two, three. Invite your language learners to practice the steps for researching and presenting information. Each small group has the task of explaining one Latin dance in full detail.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts CCSS: Designed