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11 reviewed resources for beginning ballet dance moves

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The Physics of the "Hardest Move" in Ballet

For Students 7th - 12th
"It's not magic. It's physics!" Here is a short video that explores the physics behind the fouetté—the most difficult move in ballet.
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Tell a Fairy Tale with Dance

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
A read-aloud of a familiar fairy tale introduces the concept of story elements—main characters, setting, and plot. Multiple retellings of the story set to music get scholars moving as they dance. Movements portray story elements and tell...
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For Teachers 1st
First graders identify word families and demonstrate a variety of ballet moves. They listen to the book "Angelina on Stage," and observe and demonstrate three ballet moves. Students then match a family word with other rhyming words,...
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Dancing Opposites (Size)

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Students create movements that illustrate opposites.  In this opposites lesson plan, students discuss what opposites do for writing and relate to dance.  Students make movements based on their opposites.
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Dance Masters - Margaret Jenkins

For Teachers K - 12th
Young scholars research Margaret Jenkins. In this modern dance lesson plan, students discuss the life of Margaret Jenkins and the art of modern dance. They create their own modern dance focusing on time, shape, movement, and energy.
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A Chance to Dance

For Students 3rd - 5th
Students will read an article and respond to 3 sets of questions that follow. Then, students underline what they learn in the beginning, middle, and end of the article. They also write a few sentences to summarize a conversation they...
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Vocabulary Review: Definitions

For Students 2nd - 3rd
Learners read sentences with highlighted words, use context clues, and select the correct meanings of those words from three choices. Sheet contains 10 practice opportunities.
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Worksheet 14: Vocabulary Review, Page 1

For Students 4th - Higher Ed
This basic vocabulary activity could be used in upper elementary and ESL classes. After reading short sentences, learners identify the meaning of a word in 10 questions.
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Gerunds and Gerund Phrases

For Students 6th - 10th
In this gerunds and gerund phrases worksheet, students practice their grammar skills as they identify the gerunds or gerund phrases in 10 sentences. Students read 8 more sentences and identify each gerund or gerund phrase as a subject,...
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Gerunds and Gerund Phrases

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this gerunds worksheet, students underline the gerunds or gerund phrases in each sentence. Students complete this for 18 sentences.
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Little Einsteins -- A Christmas Wish

For Teachers K
Students watch a video of the series "Little Einstiens." After watching the video, they explain the characteristics of each character. They develop music to add to the video and listen to music of Beethoven. They examine a painting by...