Expressing Feelings Through Movement

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Title:

Expressing Feelings Through Movement

URL:

https://sites.uci.edu/class/first-grade/dance-first-grade/grade-1-dance-lesson-4/

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Center for Learning through the Arts
Type: Lesson/Unit Plan

Overview:

Students will brainstorm a list of emotions and feelings. They will create a facial expression and a frozen shape to express each emotion. In a group, they will choreograph a dance beginning and ending with a frozen shape with the middle being locomotor movements.

Content Standard(s):
Arts Education
ARTS (2017)
Grade: 1
Dance
1) Respond with movement to a variety of prompts.

Examples: music/sound, artwork, tactile

Arts Education
ARTS (2017)
Grade: 1
Dance
3) Describe movement choices within a dance that create a beginning, middle, and end.

Arts Education
ARTS (2017)
Grade: 1
Dance
4) Select movements that express an idea or emotion or follow a musical phrase.

Arts Education
ARTS (2017)
Grade: 1
Dance
7) Create movement and stillness using changing elements of space.

Example: Change body shapes, levels, and facings.

Move in straight, curved, and zigzag pathways.

Move with others to form straight lines and circles.

Arts Education
ARTS (2017)
Grade: 1
Dance
10) Demonstrate a range of locomotor and non-locomotor movement concentrating on direction.

Examples: Skipping in a circle or reaching on a diagonal.

Tags: axial, choreograph, emotion, facial expression, feeling, frozen shape, locomotor, nonlocomotor, statue
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Author: Tiffani Stricklin