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Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): K
Dance
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1.) Demonstrate basic locomotor skills, including galloping, sliding, running, and walking.

•  Demonstrating basic nonlocomotor skills, including bending and stretching
Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): K
Dance
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2.) Describe feelings, ideas, or images found in dance movements.

Example: recognizing emotions in Baloo's dances in the movie The Jungle Book

•  Creating movements reflecting emotions
Example: creating a dance depicting happiness or anger

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): K
Dance
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3.) Identify the basic elements of movement, including time, space, and energy.

Examples:

- time--recognizing a steady beat,

- space--recognizing personal space,

- energy--recognizing strong and light movements

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): K
Dance
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4.) Identify dance, music, theatre, and visual arts as the four arts disciplines.

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): K
Dance
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5.) Demonstrate the ability to stop, go, freeze, and move safely on cue.

•  Moving in self space and general space
Examples:

- self space--reaching in all directions without touching other persons or objects,

- general space--moving across the floor without touching other persons

•  Performing simple movements with varying degrees of energy
Examples: punching lightly, punching strongly

•  Demonstrating movement using a steady beat
  Example: moving to the regular beat of a drum

•  Performing at varying tempos
Examples: moving slowly, moving quickly

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): K
Dance
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6.) Identify purposes for which people dance.

Examples: celebrations, rituals, performances, social gatherings

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): K
Dance
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7.) Identify elements of movement that relate to other subject areas.

Examples: identifying geometric shapes made with the body, including squares, circles, and triangles; identifying relative locations in dance using positional terms such as over, under, around, above, and through

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): K
Dance
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8.) Identify healthy food choices for a dancer.

Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): K
Dance
All Resources: 1
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Lesson Plans: 1
Podcasts: 0
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9.) Utilize design software to illustrate elements of space.

Example: drawing floor patterns, shapes, and relative location using a paint program

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