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Choreographing Math

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Leaners investigate families of linear functions through dance. They choreograph dance moves to model nine unique linear functions of their choosing. Using their dance moves, teams create a video presentation complete with music and...
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Migrations: Dance Stories about the Journeys of People

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Bring social studies to life! This interdisciplinary lesson has young writers tell the story of the migration of diverse groups of people to the United States. Pupils view the work of selected choreographers and discuss how dance often...
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Metaphors with Energy

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders choreograph a metaphor dance using a metaphor they created and interpreting it. In this metaphor lesson plan, 5th graders perform smooth and sharp movements.
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CHOREOGRAPHING MATH

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students graph linear equations and choreograph dance moves to demonstrate them.
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Dance Challenge: Calculate and Compare Speed by Measuring a Series of Dance Movements

For Students 6th - 8th
Really neat! Kids choreograph a dance phrase and then measure the distance and speed of the phrase using a timer and a meter stick. They collect the data on a table which they use to determine an average. A series of observation and...
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Changing Energy: Landforms and Dance

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders choreograph a dance to represent the changes in nature. In this dance and nature lesson plan, 3rd graders use sharp quick movements to demonstrate changes.
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Two Vivid Verbs Dance

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders choreograph and perform a dance based on verbs that they are given. In this dance lesson plan, 2nd graders interpret the verbs by learning how their body moves.
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Choreographic Principles and Form

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students are introduced to the practice of choreographing dance pieces. Individually, they use various movement patterns in their design and perform them in front of the class. They also compare and contrast different movements in...
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Shall We Dance?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
This four to five day mini dance unit has many components. Discussion on what makes a good dance partner, research on famous dancing pairs, as well as learning a choreographed piece in class. The class learns a short dance sequence and...
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Nureyev: After Petipa

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Incorporating the arts into regular classroom practices isn't an easy task. Learners will research background information regarding Russian culture, history, and conflict then see how those things have applied to the rigors of Russian...
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Prepositional Relationship Dance

For Teachers K
Students learn the meaning of prepositions through movement. In this dance lesson, students choreograph a piece showing that they understand the meaning of various prepositions. 
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Collaborative Choreography, Contrasting Emotions

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students demonstrate choreographic principles, processes, and structures.
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Thrilling Information: Music and Reading

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
Here’s a cross-curricular program music activity that uses Peer Gynt to engage class members. Groups take one section of “In the Hall of the Mountain King,” choreograph their section of the tune to represent the story as they imagine it,...
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The American Musical

For Teachers 7th
General music students learn about the history of popular American music by creating and performing a one-act musical. After researching and creating an American Musical timeline, class members write a song with lyrics using Jam Studio,...
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Vivaldi, The Time Period and Dance Procedure

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students become acquainted with the characteristics and major events of the Baroque era. They will demonstrate knowledge of movement in high, middle, and low space, and will choreograph short movement patterns to accompany selections
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Similes with Energy

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders write or dance a simile to show the relationship between two unlike nouns. For this simile and grammar lesson, 5th graders explore dance movements and identify smooth and sharp energy examples. Students review similes and...
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Cell Cycle: Phases of the Cell Cycle

For Students 7th - 8th Standards
Eukaryotic cells go through a cycle of creation, reproduction, and death. The video choreographs the cell cycle to music from a popular movie. This prepares scholars to answer the questions in the online interactive.
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Niche Partitioning Activity

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Dinnertime on the African savanna is a highly choreographed event! Introduce young ecologists to the concept of niche partitioning through a hands-on activity. Pupils research animal behaviors and use data to develop an understanding of...
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Lesson 12: Select Poems For Words In Motion! Dances And Begin Choreography

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Scholars gather in small groups to share their final drafts of free-verse poems. Peers reflect on their reading with a grand discussion that focuses on prosody. Poetry groups choose one poem to choreograph using motion that reflects a...
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Folk Dance Explorations in the Choreographic Work of Modern Dance

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders participate in a lesson guided by an essential question: in what ways does choreographer, Mark Morris' work, "The Office," reflect Eastern-European traditional folk dance? During the lesson's first sessions, students...
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March Madness

For Teachers 4th - 10th
Get those boys dancing! Here's a dance activity that is choreographed around the use of a basketball. Teach them this line dance and see how they do. Watch the provided video yourself, or better yet, use the video to teach this dance....
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Plodding and Breaking Through:Walking and Carrying

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners analyze and describe the contributions of various dance artists, performers, teachers, and choreographers. For this dance lesson, students fill in any gaps of knowledge they have in regards to dance training and choreographic...
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Interpreting Mythology Through Dance

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students use abstract movement to tell the story of Re's journey. In this ancient Egypt lesson, students choreograph locomotor and non-locomotor movements to describe ancient Egyptian journeys to the afterlife as described in Egyptian...
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Rhythmic Syllables

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore rhythm.  In this cross curriculum elements of dance, music, and literacy instructional activity, students listen to and repeat patterns of long/slow and short/fast  sounds.  Students choose a familiar theme and related...

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