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11 Cards in this Set

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body skills/actions
benefits of experiencing dance activities
1. develop rhythm and coordination
2. promote positive socialization skills
3. appreciation of various forms of dance
4. promote cultural heritage
5. fun and enjoyment
3 instructional issues in teaching dance
1. teacher/student demonstrations
2. appropriate content progressions
3. building complexity in the lesson
movement concepts
assessment of performance in dance
-primarily qualitative
(not how many they can learn, but how well they can perform the ones they know)
6 basic activities of dance
1. locomotion
2. stepping
3. stillness
4. turning
5. jumping
6. gesturing
2 types of folk dance
1. traditional
2. creative
building complexity
-1. if it is too difficult, encourage the student to find their own rhythmic movement
-2. teach in progressions for child to have ample practice time, or divide class into smaller groups
teacher/student demonstrations
-stimulates ideas and self-exploration
-understand the purpose of the lesson
what is included in a developmentally appropriate dance?
1. planning
2. management
3. instruction
4. assessment
appropriate content progressions
-combining component parts of a dance into increasing levels of complexity