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Lesson Plans for Creative Dance


Introductory Activities for Ages 4 to 6
The range in terms of development and previous experience at this age is evident. Some children can skip and gallop, others pick up quickly given the opportunity, and a few might not be developmentally ready to skip until partway through the year.
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Action word sentences for older children (Ages 8 to 12)
An action word for older children can be more challenging, suited to both their physical and verbal understanding. For example, the action “release” (let go) demands a higher level of ability than “grow,” which is suited to younger children. Once the children have explored and developed their individual action sequences they can be used as a basis for work in small groups.
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Dances for ages 6 to 8
Learn how each action in "The Chinook" relates to the dance and how those actions play through the sequence.
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Lesson Plans for Creative Dance
Connecting With Literature, Arts, and Music
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Lesson Plans for Creative Dance: Connecting With Literature, Arts, and Music offers 28 age-appropriate dances with music for students ages 4 to 12. The lesson plans are based on Laban movement concepts that help you both teach and assess your students. You’ll explore dance with words, rhymes, and other poetry, which you can incorporate in language arts, social studies, art, music, and science. Through this book, you can provide a progression of learning that creates a rich, extended experience for your students.

© 2011
Book   200 pages
ISBN-13: 9781450401982

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