Dance

DANCE I & II

River Mill Academy

Pauline Johnson (pjohnson@rivermill-academy.org)

Course Description: In this elective course, students will be presented with concepts of Dance at an introductory/intermediate level. This class is a performance-based class under the category of physical education.  Students will be expected to participate daily unless there is an illness or injury that prohibits movement. The topics learned will include ballet, jazz, modern, tap, musical theatre, world dances and choreography. 

 Textbook:  Variety of resources

 Required Materials / Dance Attire:

Composition Notebook

Female: Sports Bra, Leotard or Fitted top, Leggings, and Socks

Male: Compression Shorts under Athletic pants or Leggings under shorts, T-shirt and Socks

Footwear: Recommended if accessible but not required for this course


Lesson Plans: Dance - Week of February 22, 2021

 

Daily Activities

Homework

Mon.

2/22

Lyrical Jazz Unit (No dress)

Students share their research for Jazz Unit

Review Dances in Flipgrid

History of Modern Dance

Lyrical Jazz – I Won’t Give Up

Flipgrid due today

 

History of Modern Dance

(Assignment in Teams)

Due Friday

Tues.

2/23

Modern Unit

Core/Pilates Warm Up

Center Floor/Diagonal Crosses

Jazz Combo

Cool Down

 

Wed.

2/24

Modern Unit

Core/Pilates Warm Up

Center Floor/Diagonal Crosses

Jazz Combo

Cool Down

 

Thur.

2/25

Modern Unit

Core/Pilates Warm Up

Center Floor/Diagonal Crosses

Jazz Combo

Cool Down

Flipgrid: Modern Combo

(Assignment in Teams)

Due Monday

Fri.

2/26

Modern Unit (No dress)

Share images and film of modern dance

History of Modern Dance (due today)

History of Modern Dance

(Assignment in Teams)

Due today