ALEX Learning Activity Resources

ALEX Learning Activities  
   View Standards     Standard(s): [ARTS] DAN (1) 7 :
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.

[SS2010] LWT1 (1) 11 :
11 ) Identify traditions and contributions of various cultures in the local community and state. (Alabama)

Examples: Kwanzaa, Christmas, Hanukkah, Fourth of July, Cinco de Mayo

Subject: Arts Education (1), Social Studies (1)
Title: Lunar New Year Dragon Dance

After they have learned about the various cultures present in their local communities, students will gain first-hand knowledge and experience of the celebration of Lunar (Chinese) New Year by participating in a Dragon Dance and then comparing/contrasting it to celebrations in their own cultures.

This activity was created as a result of the Arts COS Resource Development Summit.

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