Courses of Study

Number of Standards matching query: 21
Creating
Explore
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 8
Dance
All Resources: 0
1) Make selections from a variety of prompts to expand movement vocabulary and artistic expression.

Examples: Music, observed dance, literary forms, notation, natural phenomena, personal experience/recall, current news, or social events.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 8
Dance
All Resources: 0
2) Select personal movement preferences to express an artistic intent in choreography and justify the choices made using genre-specific dance terminology.

Plan
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 8
Dance
All Resources: 0
3) Collaborate to select and apply a variety of choreographic devices to create an original dance study and document the process.

Example: Video, Laban, journals, or list.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 8
Dance
All Resources: 0
4) Apply artistic criteria to clarify or intensify artistic intent to a choreographed dance that communicates personal or cultural meaning.

Example: Use a rubric or checklist to modify and improve a dance.

Revise
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 8
Dance
All Resources: 0
5) Apply feedback and self-reflection to revise a collaboratively choreographed dance and explain how the changes clarify artistic intent.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 8
Dance
All Resources: 0
6) Experiment with and apply a variety of recognized systems to document a section of a dance by using words, symbols, or media technologies.

Examples: Labanotation, motif writing, Classical Ballet vocabulary or Video Collaboratory.

Performing
Express
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 8
Dance
All Resources: 1
Learning Activities: 1
7) Sculpt the body in space and design body shapes in relation to other dancers, objects, and environment, using kinetic sense during complex floor and air patterns.

Example: Mirroring.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 8
Dance
All Resources: 0
8) Analyze and select metric, kinetic, or breathe phrasing and apply appropriately to dance phrases.
Examples: Perform dance phrases of different lengths that use various timing.

Use different tempos in different body parts at the same time.

Inhale on the descent of the plie and exhale on the rise.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 8
Dance
All Resources: 0
9) Apply energy and dynamics to enhance technique and engage audiences.

Embody
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 8
Dance
All Resources: 0
10) Utilize technical dance skills to replicate, recall, and execute spatial designs and musical or rhythmical dance phrases.

Examples: Body alignment, coordination, balance, core support, clarity of movement, weight shifts, flexibility/range of motion.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 8
Dance
All Resources: 0
11) Evaluate personal healthful practices in dance activities and everyday life, including nutrition and injury prevention.

Example: Discuss nutritional choices made in relation to energy efficiency, the effects experienced, and methods for making improvements.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 8
Dance
All Resources: 0
12) Identify personal performance and practice goals and document improvement over time.

Example: Create a rehearsal schedule, journal, video portfolio, or timeline.

Present
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 8
Dance
All Resources: 0
13) Demonstrate and document leadership qualities when preparing for a performance.

Examples: Commitment, dependability, and responsibility.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 8
Dance
All Resources: 0
14) Collaboratively design and execute production elements that will intensify and heighten the artistic intent of a dance performed on stage, in a different venue, or for a different audience.

Responding
Analyze
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 8
Dance
All Resources: 0
15) Describe and demonstrate recurring patterns of movement and their relationship in dance in the context of artistic intent.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 8
Dance
All Resources: 0
16) Use genre-specific dance terminology to explain how the elements of dance are used in a variety of genres, styles, or cultural movement practices to communicate intent.

Example: Sustain the developpé in an adagio to extend the classical line.

Interpret
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 8
Dance
All Resources: 0
17) Observe a dance and explain how artistic expression is achieved through relationships among the elements of dance, use of body, dance technique, and context, and provide evidence to support your interpretation using genre-specific dance terminology.

Example: Observe Alwin Nikolais' Noumenon and discuss how the movement, costuming, lighting, and sound score create intent for the choreography.

Critique
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 8
Dance
All Resources: 0
18) Determine the effectiveness of choreography by evaluating artistic criteria.

Examples: Content, context, genre, style, or cultural movement practice.

Connecting
Synthesize
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 8
Dance
All Resources: 0
19) Explain how personal experience and perspective impact interpretation of choreography.

Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 8
Dance
All Resources: 0
20) Research two contrasting topics and create a dance study exploring the contrasting ideas.

Example: Research environments involving communities in contrast to environments of isolation. Create movement phrases that express findings.

Relate
Arts Education (2017)
Grade(s): 8
Dance
All Resources: 0
21) Analyze and discuss how similarities and differences from a variety of dances from cultures, societies, historical periods or communities reveal the ideas and perspectives of the people.

Example: Compare and contrast the development of Western Classical Ballet to Eastern Classical Indian dance.