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Lesson: Daria Martin: Body as Language

For Teachers 9th - 12th
There is a wonderful magic that happens when artists collaborate. Kids examine storytelling through collaborative art. Inspired by Rodin's sculpture Minotaur, Daria Martin and Anna Halprin create a filmed dance sequence. Kids analyze the...
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Interactive Soul Train Line

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Children can dance to the beat using this video. In this animated feature, children and characters dance. This could be used as a filler activity or as an introduction to a math lesson on patterns.
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Song: Hop This Way

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Elmo and RevRun sing a rocking rendition of Hop This Way. Your children will love this video!
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Dance With Murray

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Victoria is very talented. She can dance to ballet, hip-hop, rock, classical, and even polka music. She tells Murray that dance is really good exercise and helps you grow. She shows Murray some of her best dance moves.
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Spring Symphony In The Meadow

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Using animation and music, the spring season in a meadow is explored. There are animated creatures, a downpour of rain and more.
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Sit Down Stand Up Song: English

For Teachers Pre-K - K
This catchy tune about sitting and standing could be used as a movement activity between lessons. Children sit down and stand up throughout the presentation. In a classroom, you could do the same thing and work the wiggles out.
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Telling Stories Through Dance

For Teachers K - 2nd
Examine the movement of characters in the story, Caps for Sale. Using the text, pupils invent gestures and movements for some of the actions and major events. They practice retelling a story by using the movements they developed. They...
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Finding Rate (Distance/Time)

For Teachers 5th - 8th
The rate of a moving vehicle is calculated in this video. A student does an equation on a whiteboard, as well as displays a real-life example of a moving truck. The video footage of a moving truck is a great way to connect this math...
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Dance and Writing

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders use dance moves to perform narratives. In this dramatic performing lesson, 4th graders use strong and soft movements to show what character's voice is portraying. Students also use movement to show the feelings in the...
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Dance: Water Dancing

For Teachers K
Examine the way water moves, drips, and splashes with an expressive dance. Learners discuss the ways in which water moves, then create dance sequences that show or describe water. There are several suggestions to adapt this instructional...
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Mallard's Wetland Olympics

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Learners observe plants and animals of a wetland and then compare their ability to move with different animals by undertaking the exercises on a downloadable page.
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Music: Caterpillars, How They Grow!

For Teachers 1st
Put on some music and get moving as a way to represent the life cycle of a caterpillar. Kids listen to the story The Very Hungary Caterpillar, discuss the life cycle, then create vocal expression that represent each stage of the cycle....
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Dance: Discovering the Culture of Gullah

For Teachers 5th - 7th
It's wonderful to see a lesson that incorporates art, movement, and writing. These three forms of creative expression are explored as learners dance to music from the Gullah people of West Africa. They analyze several paintings, listen...
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Mexican Culture “La Raspa”

For Teachers 1st
Here are three lessons that work together to engage learners in a cultural and musical exploration. In lesson one the listen to the Mexican folk song, "La Raspa" and discuss cultural context. In lesson two they dance along to both "La...
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Israel

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
The class creates and performs a movement performance of the creation story found in the Jewish tradition. This lesson begins with the research of Israeli culture and culminates in a performance of the narrated creation story....
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Mirror Exercise

For Teachers K - 6th
Kids get up and act! To promote inventiveness, timing, and clowning, they pair up and act as though they are looking in a mirror. Child A does a move while child B attempts to mimic it as closely as possible. This is a fun activity that...
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CREATIVE PRINCIPLES

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Jr. high learners review the basic principles of design (balance, unity, movement, rhythm, pattern, contrast and emphasis) by watching a video by Gerald Brommer. Then they provide "aerobic exercise" for the right side of their brains by...
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Dance Sequences and Phrases

For Teachers 8th - 12th
A series of lessons about dance would be a great addition to your physical education class. Straightforward as well as creative, it teaches the basic skills of dance movement. A rubric helps guide the dancers to let them know what steps...
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What A Feeling ... Just Dance!

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Hopefully your middle schoolers have had some introduction already to dance movement before you do this lesson. If they have, then giving them ribbons and instructing them to make up a little routine should be a fun activity. Encourage...
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Deck Tennis

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders study deck tennis. In this lesson that can be adapted to teach movement, passing and positioning in any sport, 7th graders toss and catch a rubber ring, students of varying abuilities will be able to participate in this...
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Go for the Gold!

For Teachers K - 2nd
Young athletes practice various locomotor movements. They use locomotor skills as directed by the teacher to move between "Olympic rings" (hula hoops). Students participate in a discussion about Olympic events prior to playing the game.
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Imitation

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Young children can learn quite a bit by imitating. And here is a simple lesson that allows them to do just that by playing some follow-the-leader games. First, they all sit on the floor and imitate the way you slap your thighs and clap...
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Exploring Nature: Powerful Forces

For Teachers K - 5th
Students observe samples of artwork which use line, shape, and form to show movement and depict natural forces of nature. They create their own piece of artwork that shows a natural force and movement and then write a descriptive...
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Shape In Dance

For Teachers K - 5th
Students engage in a lesson that is about the concept of shapes. They practice moves that are used to illustrate different types of shapes. Students participate in body movements that are focused around the directions of the body like...