Courses of Study

Number of Standards matching query: 21
Creating
Explore
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 4
Dance
All Resources: 7
Classroom Resources: 7
1) Identify ideas for choreography generated from a variety of prompts and source materials.

Examples: Music/sound, text, objects, images, notation, observed dance, or experiences.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 4
Dance
All Resources: 1
Classroom Resources: 1
2) Find a solution to a movement problem by manipulating the elements of dance.

Examples: Perform a dance phrase using three different levels.

Perform a dance phrase that alters the timing of the movement.

Plan
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 4
Dance
All Resources: 0
3) Expand movement possibilities by utilizing choreographic devices.

Example: Create a trio from a solo by performing movements in a three-part canon.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 4
Dance
All Resources: 2
Classroom Resources: 2
4) Create a dance study that expresses and communicates a main idea and discuss the reasons for the movement choices.

Revise
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 4
Dance
All Resources: 0
5) Revise movement based on peer feedback and self-reflection to improve communication of artistic intent in a short dance study.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 4
Dance
All Resources: 2
Classroom Resources: 2
6) Illustrate the relationship between two or more dancers in a dance phrase by drawing a picture or using symbols.

Example: Draw a formation or pathway of dancers using symbols.

Performing
Express
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 4
Dance
All Resources: 0
7) Make static and dynamic shapes using a focus on positive and negative space.

Example: Perform elevated shapes by jumping in a tucked position (positive space) vs. jumping in a jumping jack formation (large negative spaces).

Create a sculpture by filling in the negative space created by a partner.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 4
Dance
All Resources: 2
Classroom Resources: 2
8) Recognize and respond to changes in time as they occur in dance and music.

Example: Use a variety of percussive instruments and sounds to respond to even and uneven rhythms.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 4
Dance
All Resources: 1
Classroom Resources: 1
9) Analyze and describe the qualities of movement and phrases created by the use of energy and dynamic changes.

Embody
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 4
Dance
All Resources: 2
Classroom Resources: 2
10) Demonstrate fundamental dance skills and movement qualities when replicating and recalling directed patterns and sequences of movements.

Examples: Alignment, coordination, balance, core support, and kinesthetic awareness.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 4
Dance
All Resources: 0
11) Explain effective ways to extend movement range, increase body strength, and develop endurance.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 4
Dance
All Resources: 1
Classroom Resources: 1
12) Coordinate performance timing with other dancers by utilizing cues from each other and responding to production elements.

Examples: Enter stage after eight counts of music, or wait until lights go up for bow.

Present
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 4
Dance
All Resources: 0
13) Plan how to establish a formal performance space from an informal setting.

Examples: Gym, studio, or park.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 4
Dance
All Resources: 0
14) Identify, explore, and select production elements that heighten and intensify the artistic intent of a dance.

Example: View a dance under different lighting and select the most effective lighting design.

Responding
Analyze
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 4
Dance
All Resources: 1
Classroom Resources: 1
15) Identify patterns of movement that illustrate style or intent in dance works.

Example: View the rooftop dance in Mary Poppins and discuss how the repeated movements create style.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 4
Dance
All Resources: 0
16) Explain how dance styles differ within a genre or within a cultural movement practice.

Examples: Compare the different modern dance techniques such as Martha Graham and Isadora Duncan.

Explain the differences between East African dance and West African dance.

Interpret
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 4
Dance
All Resources: 0
17) Explain how specific context cues from movement relate to the main idea of the dance, using basic dance terminology.

Critique
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 4
Dance
All Resources: 1
Classroom Resources: 1
18) Explain why movement choices from dances of specific genres, styles, or cultures are appropriate in a specific dance.

Example: Explain why facial expressions are essential in Indian Classical dance.

Connecting
Synthesize
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 4
Dance
All Resources: 0
19) Relate the main idea or content in a dance to other experiences and explain how the main idea of a dance is similar to or different from one's own experiences, relationships, ideas, or perspectives.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 4
Dance
All Resources: 0
20) Select key aspects about a topic and choreograph movements that communicate the information.

Example: Research the water cycle using multiple sources of references and create movement that models the phases.

Relate
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 4
Dance
All Resources: 2
Classroom Resources: 2
21) Explain how and why a dance originates from a culture, society, historical period, or community.