Courses of Study

Number of Standards matching query: 10
Arts Education (2006)
Grade(s): 3
Dance
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1 ) Apply musical concepts to movement, including tempo, beat, accent, meter, and rhythm.

•  Identifying meter signatures in musical selections
•  Improvising movement that illustrates the timbre of music
Examples: floating movement to soft music, sharp movement to strong music

Arts Education (2006)
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Dance
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2 ) Demonstrate sequences of movements that combine elements of space, including shape, level, direction, and relationships.

Examples: creating parallel lines with the arms, creating 45 degree angles with the legs, filling negative space

Arts Education (2006)
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3 ) Differentiate symmetry and asymmetry through dance.

Arts Education (2006)
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4 ) Differentiate the energy found in movements, including bound, free, strong, and light.

Examples:

-  bound--moving as if trapped in a small box,

-  free--moving as if playing in an open field,

-  strong--jabbing elbows through space,

-  light--walking as if on a cloud

Arts Education (2006)
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Dance
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5 ) Demonstrate proper body alignment while moving.

•  Demonstrating the ability to move from a balanced position to an off-balanced position
Arts Education (2006)
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6 ) Analyze movement for content.

Example: asking questions, including who, what, when, where, why, and how

•  Identifying ways that lighting, costuming, sound effects, makeup, props, and sets enhance dance productions
•  Locating the audience, backdrop, and orchestra of a performance space
Arts Education (2006)
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Dance
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7 ) Identify the elements of space, time, and energy in video productions involving dance.

Examples: using words identifying spatial relationships such as over, under, around, through, and between to describe how Scarecrow and Dorothy dance down the yellow brick road in The Wizard of Oz; identifying elements of dance in video streaming available on dance company Web sites

Arts Education (2006)
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Dance
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8 ) Demonstrate safe ways to move while dancing with a group.

•  Connecting to others with various body parts, including elbows, knees, toes, and head
Arts Education (2006)
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Dance
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9 ) Explain the purposes of ritual, social, and theatre dance.

Examples:

-  ritual--enhancing ceremonies,

-  social--strengthening communities,

-  theatre--inspiring an audience

•  Relating regional dances to climate and culture
Examples:

-  climate--Native American rain and sun dances,

-  culture--Russian wedding dance

Arts Education (2006)
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Dance
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10 ) Apply concepts from other content areas while improvising movement.

Example: improvising a dance that illustrates the movement of the continental plates