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Dance

Applications of Knowledge

Competency 1 – To invent dances

To interpret dances
To appreciate choreographic works, personal productions and those of classmates

Student constructs knowledge with teacher guidance.

Student applies knowledge by the end of the school year.

 

Student reinvests knowledge.

The statements in bold type indicate knowledge that should be given priority if the program is not taught in all cycles.
Elementary
Cycle One Cycle Two Cycle Three
  1. To use personal ideas inspired by the stimulus for creation
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  1. Stimulus for creation
    1. Looks for ideas inspired by the stimulus for creation, using images and his/her emotions
       
    1. Looks for ideas inspired by the stimulus for creation, paying attention to his/her impressions, emotions and feelings
       
    1. Tries out a few movements
       
    1. Looks for movements related to the stimulus for creation
       
    1. Looks for ways of translating his/her ideas into movement
       
  1. To use elements of dance language and elements of movement technique
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  1. Language of dance
    1. Uses locomotory and nonlocomotory movements in his/her creation
       
    1. Chooses pertinent locomotory and nonlocomotory movements in his/her creation
       
    1. Associates the locomotory and nonlocomotory movements with his/her creative intention
       
    1. Uses the parts of the body in different ways
       
    1. Looks for ways of using the parts of the body
       
    1. Makes significant choices in the ways of using the parts of the body in a movement
       
    1. Experiments with elements of metrical division such as beat, stop, medium tempo and binary structure
       
    1. Chooses from among the following elements of metrical division: beat, stop, medium tempo, simple rhythmic motif, binary structure and ternary structure
       
    1. Adapts the elements of metrical division to his/her creation
       
    1. Uses personal and general space
       
    1. Varies the use of personal and general space: levels, span, directions and trajectories on the floor
       
    1. Chooses from among the different uses of personal and general space: levels, span, directions, trajectories in the air and trajectories on the floor
       
    1. Experiments with sudden effort in movement
       
    1. Experiments with variations in effort in movement
       
    1. Chooses from among the variations in effort in movement
       
    1. Experiments with ways of using relations with partners: position, spatial actions, coordination, groups and role-playing
       
    1. Chooses ways of using relations with partners
       
    1. Looks for ways of using relations with partners related to the creative intention
       
  1. Movement technique
    1. Experiments with some of the following movement techniques: abdominal breathing, lateral awareness, mobility of parts of the body, weight transfer and focus
       
    1. Uses some of the following movement techniques: abdominal breathing, body alignment, lateral awareness, muscle tone, mobility and functions of parts of the body, weight transfer and focus
       
    1. Integrates movement techniques into his/her creation
       
  1. To organize the elements he/she has chosen
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  1. Composition procedures
    1. Experiments with one of the following composition procedures: repetition, variation or contrast
       
    1. Uses a composition procedure in his/her creation
       
    1. Chooses a composition procedure based on his/her creative intention
       
  1. Structures
    1. Experiments with elements of choreographic structure such as position, sequence and form
       
    1. Uses some elements of choreographic structure
       
    1. Adapts the elements of choreographic structure based on the creative intention
       
  1. To finalize a production
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    1. Makes adjustments to his/her sequence of movements
       
    1. Adjusts his/her production based on the initial stimulus for creation
       
    1. Enhances certain aspects of his/her production by using elements of dance language and movement technique
       
  1. To share his/her creative experience
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    1. Shares significant facts related to the use of elements of dance language and movement technique
       
    1. Describes important aspects related to the use of elements of dance language and movement technique
       
    1. Uses subject-specific vocabulary
       

To interpret dances
To appreciate choreographic works, personal productions and those of classmates

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