Dance Composition – Backwards
Lesson Plan for grades 6-12
Beginning and Intermediate Dance
- In the language domains of listening and speaking, students will be able to communicate effectively with team members and make fair spoken contributions to the team’s creative tasks.
- In the language domain of reading, students will be able to utilize graphic organizers, pictograms, and abbreviations to decipher the movements contained in a written notation of a dance.
- In the domain of movement, students will be able to work collaboratively and make fair energetic contributions to the team’s creative tasks, resulting in a 16-count dance based on a written notation.
- In the domain of history, students will be able to identify Rudolf von Laban and his contributions to dance and movement sciences, including the notation system, Labanotation.