Published on November 23, 2007
Creative Dance: Creative Dance BJ Santos Albemarle County Public Schools Virginia Standards of Learning for Physical Education: Virginia Standards of Learning for Physical Education 9.1, 10.1 – Skilled movement 9.2, 10.2 – Movement Principles and Concepts Dance Arts Standards of Learning for Virginia Public Schools: Dance Arts Standards of Learning for Virginia Public Schools Dance I - 2 The student will develop dance technique skills and movement vocabulary, including strength, flexibility, coordination, endurance, balance, and replication. Dance Arts Standards of Learning for Virginia Public Schools: Dance Arts Standards of Learning for Virginia Public Schools Dance I - 3 The student will perform extended movement sequences that employ a variety of space, shape, time, rhythm, energy, and effort requirements. Dance Arts Standards of Learning for Virginia Public Schools: Dance Arts Standards of Learning for Virginia Public Schools Dance I - 5 The student will develop personal movement invention skills and improvisation skills. Essential Question : Essential Question How is movement combined to illustrate a concept? Essential Question : Essential Question How does music influence the dance form? Essential Question: Essential Question How do the elements of dance combine to create an aesthetically pleasing movement form? Students will know : Students will know Dance terminology and the elements of dance A variety of locomotor and non-locomotor movements Students will understand : Students will understand How to map a musical selection How to plan a map of concepts Action words and their interpretation into movement Students will be able to : Students will be able to Create a dance that integrates the elements of dance, an abstract or movement concept with a selected piece of music Summative Assessments: Summative Assessments Students will organize music into a map. Students will formulate a concept map that will use action words to support the movement. Students will create and perform an original dance performed to a music selection of their choice. Elements of Dance: Elements of Dance Movement – locomotor, non-locomotor Time Space – level, direction, focus Energy Body – shape, parts Mapping Music: Mapping Music Musical Paragraph – 32 counts Made up of 4- 8 count sentences First 8 – 1st dominant Second 8 – 1st passive Third 8 – 2nd dominant Fourth 8 – 2nd passive Verse/Chorus Mapping: Verse/Chorus Mapping Introduction Verse Verse Chorus Instrumental Verse Chorus Action Words: Action Words Run skip swing leap gallop slide roll bend flee dart float soar wobble spring vault perch settle pause hold freeze kick punch flick shimmy quiver tremble wiggle twitch flap jerk stamp jab inflate grow expand rise extend spread swell shrink shrivel wither dwindle collapse squeeze crumple melt drip creep bound shiver vibrate stretch explode sink lower Concept Mapping: Concept Mapping Group Dance Project: Group Dance Project Project rubric Choose one locomotor movement as primary movement A. Start with frozen pose on three levels - low, medium, high - 8cts B. Choose a time (slow, medium, or fast) for primary movement - 8 cts. C. Choose a direction (forward, backward, sideward, diagonal or turning). primary movement 8ct. D. Choose a focus (straight, curved, open, closed) and add a different direction to primary movement 8 cts. E. Choose an energy (strong or light) perform a non-locomotor movement 8 cts. F. Choose another energy (sharp or smooth) primary movement 8 cts. G. Choose a direction, primary movement 8 cts. H. Return to frozen poses 8 cts.