Pantomime vs. Abstract Gesture
Young scholars explain dance as a way to create and communicate meaning and demonstrate the difference between pantomiming and abstracting a gesture.
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 15 Views 22 Downloads
Fritz Scholder: A Study Guide
In this engaging activity involving close analysis of abstract expressionist art, your class members will not only discover more about artist Friz Scholder's Native American art, but they will also have the opportunity to consider...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Migrations: Dance Stories about the Journeys of People
Bring social studies to life! This interdisciplinary lesson has young writers tell the story of the migration of diverse groups of people to the United States. Pupils view the work of selected choreographers and discuss how dance often...
4th - 7th Visual & Performing Arts
Looking at different cultures and how music from differing cultures changes movements, meaning and mood
Each of the three dance lessons included here will get your class moving. The first instructional activity allows learners to explore how music and movement differ in meaning depending on cultural context. Lesson two gives them an...
7th - 9th Visual & Performing Arts
Dance and differently Abled People
There are some good ideas for dance warm ups, cool downs, and movement activities, but the focus is a bit odd. The class discusses that differently abled people like to dance too. Pupils feel what it's like for deaf or blind people to...
8th Visual & Performing Arts