9 - 12 Dance 3 Version: 2010-2011

Scholastic Area that Course Is Active In: Dance

Strand: Foundations - Fundamental concepts, principles, and skills

Identifies and demonstrates movement elements, skills, and terminology in dance
Element: DHS3FD.1a
Participates in technically based warm-ups related to strength, muscular endurance, and flexibility
Element: DHS3FD.1b
Executes intermediate principles of dance technique with clarity and control
Element: DHS3FD.1c
Executes focus, control, and coordination in performing combinations using the elements of dance
Element: DHS3FD.1d
Refines the ability to transfer weight, change direction and maintain balance without losing focus in a dynamic movement context
Element: DHS3FD.1e
Understands similarities of movement concepts among multiple sources and applies appropriate terms and skills for specific movement contexts

Understands and models dance etiquette as a classroom participants, performer, and observer
Element: DHS3FD.2a
Demonstrates attentiveness, focus, concentration, initiative, and self-discipline when participating in the dance learning environment
Element: DHS3FD.2b
Demonstrates concentration and focus and helps to maintain a respectful performance environment for others
Element: DHS3FD.2c
Exhibits ability to perform with focus, concentration, and attends rehearsals and classes in preparation for performances
Element: DHS3FD.2d
Exhibits leadership skills in modeling appropriate behaviors and skills as an audience member and dance observer

Recognizes concepts of anatomy and kinesiology in movement
Element: DHS3FD.3a
Exhibits use of self-monitoring methods to refine and improve alignment and technical skills
Element: DHS3FD.3b
Defines and describes functions of the anatomy as it relates to dance styles and how preparation for different movement styles differ
Element: DHS3FD.3c
Applies principles of injury prevention for dance to personal practices in preparing for dance class and performance

Understands and applies music concepts to dance
Element: DHS3FD.4a
Synthesizes musical concepts with self-initiation in instructed and created dance movements and phrases
Element: DHS3FD.4b
Demonstrate self-initiative in phrasing movements artistically, aesthetically, and musically

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

Demonstrates an understanding of creative/choreographic principles, processes, and structures
Element: DHS3CR.1a
Manipulates the elements of choreography
Element: DHS3CR.1b
Demonstrates various choreographic forms through personal choreography
Element: DHS3CR.1c
Demonstrates the use of choreographic form and notation using short combinations
Element: DHS3CR.1d
Manipulates personal and structured combinations to create an informal dance work
Element: DHS3CR.1e
Demonstrates and recognizes a variety of structures or forms (e.g., AB, ABA, cannon, call-response, narrative)

Demonstrates an understanding of dance as a way to create and communicate meaning
Element: DHS3CR.2a
Recognizes how the use of choreographic structure is used to communicate meaning in a dance
Element: DHS3CR.2b
Identifies the use of abstract theme through movement

Strand: Response - Reflection, analysis, and evaluation

Demonstrates critical and creative thinking in all aspects of dance
Element: DHS3RE.1a
Critiques movement qualities and choreography using the elements of dance (e.g., spatial design, variety, contrast, clear structure)
Element: DHS3RE.1b
Observes and critiques the quality of dance performances using specified criteria and appropriate dance terminology
Element: DHS3RE.1c
Compares and contrasts multiple choreographed works
Element: DHS3RE.1d
Analyzes and responds to dance compositions
Element: DHS3RE.1e
Describes aesthetic qualities particular to various styles of dance
Element: DHS3RE.1f
Proposes ways to revise choreography according to established assessment criteria
Element: DHS3RE.1g
Defends or justifies the similarities and differences between observing live and recorded dance performances
Element: DHS3RE.1h
Engages in self-reflection as creator and performer
Element: DHS3RE.1i
Engages in self-assessment as creator and performer

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

Demonstrates and understands dance in various cultures and historical periods
Element: DHS3CO.1a
Analyzes the role and significance in dance in social, historical, cultural, and political context
Element: DHS3CO.1b
Compares and contrasts classical dance forms
Element: DHS3CO.1c
Compares and contrasts theatrical forms of dance
Element: DHS3CO.1d
Compares and contrasts twentieth century forms of dance
Element: DHS3CO.1e
Analyzes the development of dance from the Renaissance through the Romantic periods focusing on the purpose of dance, dance genres, artistic conflicts and resolutions, significant contributors, and innovations

Recognizes connections between dance and wellness
Element: DHS3CO.2a
Compares and contrasts the effects of healthy and unhealthy practices in dance
Element: DHS3CO.2b
Identifies and explores the capabilities and limitations of the body
Element: DHS3CO.2c
Explores historical and cultural images of the body in dance and compares these images to images of the body in contemporary media
Element: DHS3CO.2d
Demonstrates how personal discipline is necessary to achieve success in meeting personal goals

Integrates the use of technology and new media
Element: DHS3CO.3a
Explores media and technology to promote and critique dance
Element: DHS3CO.3b
Demonstrates skill in the use of media and technology related to dance performance (e.g., lighting, sound)

Demonstrates and understands dance as it relates to other areas of knowledge
Element: DHS3CO.4a
Compares and contrasts dance to other art forms
Element: DHS3CO.4b
Explores commonalities of essential concepts shared between dance and other subject areas
Element: DHS3CO.4c
Identifies career possibilities in dance and dance related fields

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