Lesson 14: Finish Words In Motion! Dances, Share Dances, and Reflect For Revision

Scholars rehearse, perform, and reflect on the interpretive dances they've created. Choreography and music showcase their free-verse poems and highlight its prosody. 

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • If groups do not feel comfortable performing live, record them dancing and play it back for their peers to view 
  • Offer peer feedback in written form; direct pupils to write their reflections on paper and give them to groups read 
  • Take pictures during dance performances, display pictures on a poetry-themed bulletin board that highlights the unit
Classroom Considerations

  • Lesson 14 of 16 in a poetry-themed unit 

  • Encourages learners to give positive feedback 
  • Boosts communication verbally and physically 

  • None