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Unformatted text preview: SOCIAL DANCE BLOCK PLAN National Standards NS #5 Exhibits responsible personal and social behavior that respects self and others in physical activity settings. Benchmarks: Students will cooperate with others regardless of personal differences (e.g. gender, ethnicity, disability). Students will treat others with respect during the partner dances. Students will work cooperatively to complete the dance together. Assists partner by sharing observations about skill performance during practice. Demonstrates areas of weakness and completes an action plan for improvement. (practices with many partners). Demonstrates proper dance class procedure and etiquette. Demonstrates appropriate audience behavior during performance. NS #2 Demonstrates understanding of movement concepts, principles, strategies, and tactics as they apply to the learning and performance of physical activities. Benchmarks: Performs a variety of dance forms (e.g. folk, line, and social) with fluency and in time to accompaniment. Refines dance step technique from self-evaluation and correction. NS #1 Demonstrates competency in motor skills and movement patterns needed to perform a variety of physical activities. Benchmarks: Is competent with a variety of social dance forms. Demonstrates the ability to combine, memorize, and perform a sequence of steps from swing dance. 9 th grade Dance Unit Global Goals Spring 2008 Psychomotor: 1. While dancing, students will be able to maintain an average heart rate in their target heart rate zone (208-age) = X.6= 65% and record their daily heart rate in their journal. Assessment: Heart rate monitor dance print outs 2. Students will demonstrate basic dance coordination by being able to maintain the beat of the dances presented and practiced and perform at least 4 sequences of each dance without verbal assistance from the teacher. Assessment: Dance Rubric checklists by teacher video assessment Cognitive: 1. Students will be able to demonstrate knowledge of 3 different dance positions by performing the dance positions correctly with a partner when indicated by the teacher. (shoulder-waist position; closed position; facing position; promenade position; Varsouvianna position) Assessment: Check list evaluations by teacher and partners 2. Students will be able to listen to a variety of music and be able perform the correct dance associated with that music beat without verbal cues from the teacher. Assessment: Assessment performance during social dance assessment 3. Working with a partner, students will choreograph, memorize and perform a swing dance sequence containing at least 4 different steps....
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- Spring '08