Students create movement pieces to discuss global issues.
This unit was created to help facilitate the introduction of dance in the classroom. The lessons found within can be used in succession, or can be used individually to meet the Ontario dance curriculum expectations.
Unit Plans, Lesson Plans, Assessment Tools
An article with numerous suggestions for teaching dance.
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Grade 9 Dramatic Arts
In this unit, students learn the role of the hero by telling the stories of heroes from various cultures and time periods (and specifically on Joan of Arc) using dramatic conventions such as tableau, role play and scene work. This resource contains French prompts and BLMs, labelled 'FR'...
French, Unit Plans, Lesson Plans, Assessment Tools, 2009 Curriculum Support
Students will engage in various movement explorations that highlight power relationships using the concept of heroes and villains. The students begin with an exploration of shape and body base, and continue into the exploration of control with a focus on time and energy. In the third lesson,...
Unit Plans, Lesson Plans, Inquiry
This resource offers instructional strategies, definitions and curriculum links to the dramatic convention, Hot Seating, in which students allow themselves to be questioned by the rest of the group. The questioners may speak as themselves or in role.
This resource is a hypothetical overview of how an inquiry could be developed in an FDK classroom. It provides teachers with insights about how big ideas develop and how they can expand children’s interests into learning opportunities in the classroom.
Articles and Lists, Inquiry
Students will learn the difference between wants and needs and the importance of setting priorities in terms of how money is spent. In groups, students will be given $100 to “spend” and will have to account for exactly how it is spent. Students will reflect on their choices and deal with unexpected...
Lesson Plans, Financial Literacy, 2009 Curriculum Support
Students in a Grade 11 Improvisation class participate in activities and drills in this video.
This course provides an in-depth exploration of improvisation as a vehicle for drama development, theatrical presentation and actor training. Students apply their skills in the development of comic and serious improvised scenes.
Course Profiles, Lesson Plans, Assessment Tools, 2009 Curriculum Support