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Lesson Plan: Making Inferences about Culture

January 4th, 2009 · Comments Off · Lesson Plans

Grade Level: 5th Grade Enduring Understanding:  We can make inferences about a culture from its dances. Target:  Get the feeling of a culture by learning a cultural dance.  Assessment criteria:  Students navigate the dance successfully. Target:  Make inferences about a culture after doing a cultural dance.  Assessment criteria:  Students guess at possible generalizations, supported by […]

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Lesson Plan: Using Focus in a Narrative Dance

November 16th, 2008 · Comments Off · Lesson Plans

Grade Levels: 1-5 Enduring Understanding:  Narrative dance tells a story.  The use of focus supports a story. Target:  Choreograph narrative dances.  Assessment criteria:  Students’ dance shows a story, including a beginning, middle, and end. Target:  Use focus to help tell the story.  Assessment criteria:  Students use focus in showing the story. Context:  Students already completed […]

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