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Dance

Applications of Knowledge

Competency 2 – To interpret dances

To invent 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 become familiar with the choreographic content of the dance
1 2 3 4 5 6
    1. Locates an element of dance language
       
    1. Locates different elements of dance language
       
    1. Locates the elements of dance language
       
    1. Locates the beginning and ending of the choreographic sequence
       
    1. Locates an element of choreographic structure in a sequence
       
    1. Locates different elements of choreographic structure in a sequence
       
    1. Tries out a few movements
       
    1. Attempts a few sequences of movements
       
    1. Locates the linked sequences of movements and the transitions between them
       
  1. To apply elements of movement technique
1 2 3 4 5 6
    1. Experiments with elements of movement technique related to the dance
       
    1. Uses elements of movement technique related to the dance
       
    1. Integrates elements of movement technique related to the dance
       
  1. To bring out the expressive elements of the dance
1 2 3 4 5 6
    1. Becomes familiar with the expressive quality of a movement
       
    1. Respects the expressive intention of the movement
       
    1. Brings out the expressive character of the movement based on the intention
       
  1. To apply the rules for group movements
1 2 3 4 5 6
    1. Responds to sound or visual cues
       
    1. Adjusts his/her movements to the movements of a partner
       
    1. Respects his/her personal space and that of others in the dance
       
    1. Anticipates group movements in a choreographic sequence
       
  1. To share his/her interpretation experience
1 2 3 4 5 6
    1. Shares significant aspects of the use of elements of dance language and movement technique
       
    1. Describes important aspects of the use of elements of dance language and movement technique
       
    1. Uses subject-specific vocabulary
       

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

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