This resource offers instructional strategies and applications for improvisational drama.
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Grade 5 Dance, Drama and Critical LIteracy
This unit explores the theme of exclusion and inclusion through a series of lessons that encourages students to consider these ideas in creative ways. The unit concludes with a culminating task that addresses how inclusive they are as individuals and as a community and how they can encourage...
Unit Plans, Lesson Plans, Assessment Tools, 2009 Curriculum Support, Critical Literacy
Jonothan Neelands presented a workshop for members of CODE in 2011 based on The Grapes of Wrath. This resource contains a list of activities and supplemental source material.
This course will focus on the dances from South Asia. The countries of this vast region include, but are not entirely limited to: Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, the Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.
Course Profiles, Lesson Plans, 2009 Curriculum Support
This activity is inspired by the book Not A Box by Antoinette Portis. It is a simple picture book where a young rabbit expresses frustration as he/she is questioned about playing with a cardboard box. The rabbit shows readers what is inside his/her imagination by drawing in details around a...
This resource is an overview of how an inquiry might develop 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. It provides entry points and ways into inquiry through good...
Lesson Plans, Articles and Lists, Inquiry
This is unit 2 of a sample intermediate dance course revised from the 1999 Dance Course Profile. Students continue to develop technique in this unit and are also guided through the process of creating dance from a source. Students compose dance in small groups utilizing a variety of sources/stimuli...
Unit Plans, Lesson Plans, Assessment Tools, 2009 Curriculum Support
This is a video of a demonstration classroom. In this video, students use movement to represent science concepts
Students create presentations based on the ideas of swing, suspend, fall and oppositional pull in this video.
Touching on nearly every expectation in the grade 1 dance curriculum, students explore locomotor (traveling) and non-locomotor (on-the-spot) movement, the creation of a variety of body shapes, growing and shrinking movements, and using dance to express emotion.
French, Unit Plans, Lesson Plans, Assessment Tools, 2009 Curriculum Support