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Dance Videos

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Dance Videos


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Type: Audio/Video


This is a collection of dance videos of different cultures including the Tibetan Skeleton Dance, Cherokee Dance, and Bolivian Festival.

Content Standard(s):
Social Studies
SS2010 (2010)
Grade: 9-12
Human Geography
13 ) Critique music, art, and dance as vehicles for understanding world cultures.

•  Categorizing musical instruments as a means to understanding culture, including the didgeridoo in the aboriginal culture in Australia
•  Identifying music genres and dance styles around the world
Examples: genres—Naxi, Peruvian, pop

dance styles—reggae, folk

•  Explaining how culture from various countries is expressed through adornments
Examples: jewelry, clothing

•  Relating artwork and artists to history
Examples: Fabergé eggs, commissioned paintings and sculptures

Unpacked Content
Strand: Elective
Course Title: Human Geography
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
  • To describe how musical, art, and dance forms differ from one another.
  • Evaluate the influence of music, art, and dance on world cultures.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • music
  • art
  • dance
  • world
  • culture
Students know:
  • The cultural significance of music, art, and dance.
  • Origins of certain musical, art, and dance forms and their diffusion.
Students are able to:
  • Compare and contrast the musical, art, and dance forms of various cultural groups around the world.
Students understand that:
  • Music, art, and dance influences cultures around the world.
Tags: cultural dances
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Author: Ginger Boyd