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The Happy Dance

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Title:

The Happy Dance

URL:

https://www.pecentral.org/LessonIdeas/ViewLesson.asp?ID=12673#.XpsWKjdKg1I

Content Source:

Other
PE Central
Type: Learning Activity

Overview:

The purpose of this activity is to develop rhythmic skills of students with a series of sequences and patterns to music and to incorporate the use of both sides of the brain. 

Content Standard(s):
Physical Education
PE (2019)
Grade: 3
3-1.4) Perform teacher- selected and developmentally appropriate dance steps, movement patterns, and rhythmic activities.

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

Physical Education
PE (2019)
Grade: 4
4-1.1) Apply locomotor skills in a variety of individual, partner, and small group activities and dance/ rhythm.

APE accommodation suggestions: Sliding, galloping, jogging, and running - Hand over hand to assist in increasing speed and balance, fast pace walking, shorten distance, peer assistance (sliding - step together step, side to side)

Physical Education
PE (2019)
Grade: 5
5-1.1) Demonstrate correct form of locomotor skills in a variety of individual, partner, and small group activities and dance/ rhythm.

APE accommodation suggestions: Sliding, galloping, jogging, and running - Hand over hand to assist in increasing speed and balance, fast pace walking, shorten distance, peer assistance (sliding - step together step, side to side)

Physical Education
PE (2019)
Grade: 5
5-1.4) Demonstrate rhythms and patterns that combine locomotor skills in both cultural and creative dances, alone and with a group.

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

Tags: dance, directionality, rhythm
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Comments

Includes step by step directions and an instructional video. 

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Author: Ginger Aaron-Brush