Dance Grade 5 Version: 2010-2011


 
Scholastic Area that Course Is Active In: Dance

Strand: Foundations - Fundamental concepts, principles, and skills


 
D5FD.1
Identifies and demonstrates movement elements, skills, and terminology in dance
Element: D5FD.1a
Participates in dance technique based warm-up that addresses strength, coordination, and flexibility
Element: D5FD.1b
Demonstrates knowledge of dance terminology and basic principles of dance technique
Element: D5FD.1c
Demonstrates accuracy, focus, control, and coordination in performing and creating a spectrum of locomotor sequences performed to music that includes a range of tempos, rhythms, and qualities
Element: D5FD.1d
Performs smooth transitions when connecting movements
Element: D5FD.1e
Shows dexterity and motor control while manipulating a prop within a movement sequence
 

 
D5FD.2
Understands and models dance etiquette as a classroom participant, performer, and observer
Element: D5FD.2a
Demonstrates attentiveness, full participation and cooperation with others in the dance learning environment
Element: D5FD.2b
Demonstrates focus and concentration and self-discipline in the performance of skills
Element: D5FD.2c
Applies knowledge of appropriate behaviors and skills as an audience member and dance observer
 

 
D5FD.3
Recognizes the anatomical and kinesiology concepts in movement
Element: D5FD.3a
Identifies fundamental principles of injury prevention for dance
Element: D5FD.3b
Understands how strength and endurance are developed through dance skills
Element: D5FD.3c
Identifies concepts of gravity, force, acceleration, and mass in relation to dance
Element: D5FD.3d
Understands, explores, and sequences clear movements of body parts, body halves, and the body in planes in space
 

 
D5FD.4
Understands and applies music concepts to dance
Element: D5FD.4a
Applies knowledge of duple and triple meters in the executing and creating of dance
Element: D5FD.4b
Exhibits and creates variety in movement qualities in response to a variety of musical selections and instruments
Element: D5FD.4c
Demonstrates musicality while performing dance phrases
 

Strand: Creating - Expression of ideas, experiences, feelings, and images


 
D5CR.1
Demonstrates an understanding of creative and choreographic principles, processes, and structures
Element: D5CR.1a
Explores partnering: copy, lead, mirror, follow
Element: D5CR.1b
Creates shapes and levels through movement
Element: D5CR.1c
Combines phrases of movement into simple compositions with and without music accompaniment
Element: D5CR.1d
Demonstrates knowledge of compositional elements through movement (beginning, middle, end, and transitions)
Element: D5CR.1e
Creates movement based on his or her own ideas, feelings, concepts, and kinesthetic awareness
Element: D5CR.1f
Creates and performs more complex dance compositions
Element: D5CR.1g
Explores design through space and time
 

 
D5CR.2
Demonstrates an understanding dance as a way to communicate meaning
Element: D5CR.2a
Implements various approaches to solving a compositional question
Element: D5CR.2b
Uses improvisation to discover and invent movement and to solve movement problems
Element: D5CR.2c
Utilizes technology in the choreographic process
Element: D5CR.2d
Creates a dance phrase, accurately repear it and then vary it using the elements (e.g., body, time, space, energy)
Element: D5CR.2e
Explores thoughts, ideas, and feelings through structured improvisation
 

Strand: Response - Reflection, analysis, and evaluation


 
D5RE.1
Demonstrates critical and creative thinking in all aspects of dance
Element: D5RE.1a
Explains basic features that distinguish one kind of dance from another (speed, force/energy use, costume, setting, music)
Element: D5RE.1b
Develops the ability to describe one's own dance as well as another's dance
Element: D5RE.1b
Describes, compares, and contrasts movement elements of dance
Element: D5RE.1d
Responds to criteria for evaluating simple composition
Element: D5RE.1e
Identifies characteristics unique to various dance genres (e.g., ballet, jazz, tap, modern)
Element: D5RE.1f
Discusses dance as a means of communication, expression, and interaction through simple composition with competence and confidence
 

Strand: Connections - Exchanging and relating ideas, experiences, and meanings


 
D5CO.1
Demonstates and understands dance in various cultures and historical periods
Element: D5CO.1a
Participates in a dance from a personal heritage of interest
Element: D5CO.1b
Participates in dance activities representing various cultures
Element: D5CO.1c
Identifies a correlation between historical periods and styles of dance
Element: D5CO.1d
Understands the reason for dance in other cultures (e.g., "Why we dance?")
Element: D5CO.1e
Demonstrates the similarities and differences in various dance styles (e.g., ballet, jazz, tap, folk)
 

 
D5CO.2
Demonstrates an understanding of dance as it relates to wellness
Element: D5CO.2a
Practices habits of health and nutrition to enhance dance ability
Element: D5CO.2b
Demonstrates the elements of personal safety in dance
Element: D5CO.2c
Demonstrates respect for one's well being and the well being of others
Element: D5CO.2d
Investigates how dance promotes body wellness (e.g., strength, endurance, balance, agility, flexibility)
Element: D5CO.2e
Demonstrates how time-management, listening, problem-solving, and team work skills are used with others in composing and rehearsing and performing
 

 
D5CO.3
Integrates the use of technology and new media
Element: D5CO.3a
Demonstrates an ability to utilize technological tools and media to create and communicate about dance
Element: D5CO.3b
Demonstrates an ability to use media and technology tools related to dance performance
 

 
D5CO.4
Demonstrates an understanding of dance as it relates to other areas of knowledge
Element: D5CO.4a
Compares and contrasts dance to other art forms
Element: D5CO.4b
Explores commonalities of essential concepts shared between dance and other subject areas
 

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