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Create a Line Dance

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Title:

Create a Line Dance

URL:

https://www.pecentral.org/lessonideas/ViewLesson.asp?ID=2653#.Xo_TUzdKg1I

Content Source:

Other
PE Central
Type: Learning Activity

Overview:

Explain to students that they will be creating their own line dance. The line dance must have a minimum of 4 parts, each part goes to a count of 4. Students may select parts from the Create a Line Dance cards to use for their dance, or they may create their own parts. The song that students will perform their line dance to will be the same for everyone. 

Content Standard(s):
Physical Education
PE (2019)
Grade: 6
6-1.1) Recognize and identify correct rhythmic activities and sequences of steps for various dance forms.

Examples: folk, social, creative, line, world dance, hip-hop, stomp, haka

APE accommodation suggestions: slower music, poly spots and/or arrows on floor for direction, break the dance steps/ movements down into small parts, review/practice, peer assistance and modeling

Physical Education
PE (2019)
Grade: 7
7-1.1) Demonstrate accurate rhythmic activities and sequences of steps for multiple dance forms.

Examples: folk, social, creative, line, world dance, hip-hop, stomp, haka

APE accommodation suggestions: slower music, poly spots and/or arrows on floor for direction, break the dance steps/ movements down into small parts, review/practice, peer assistance and modeling

Physical Education
PE (2019)
Grade: 8
8-1.1) Create a movement sequence to music as an individual or in a group to display command of rhythm and timing.

APE accommodation suggestions: slower music, poly spots and/or arrows on floor for direction, break the dance steps/ movements down into small parts, review/practice, peer assistance and modeling

Physical Education
PE (2019)
Grade: 8
8-4.6) Apply rules and etiquette for a variety of physical activities, fitness exercises, and games.

Examples: creating dance routines within a given set of parameters, officiating modified games

APE accommodation suggestions: Verbal prompting and redirecting; peer assistance to model proper personal and social behaviors

Tags: choreography, dance, rhythm
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Comments

Students should have learned at least 3 line dances prior to participating in this activity. This resource includes a link to task cards and instructions.

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Author: Ginger Aaron-Brush