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  1.   Appreciating the Men of Ballet
...Gardner's Multiple Intelligences Theory to explore the behind-the-scenes glimpses of the dancers' rehearsal process and the culminating performance of the Mark Morris work in its entirety, this lesson helps middle school-aged students appreciate the discipline, craft, and intricacies of elite male ballet dancing in America. Time Allotment: Six to eight class periods plus homework time. Subject Matter: Dance, History, Writing, Technology LEARNING OBJECTIVES: 1. Take effective and useful notes from a video documentary. 2. Synthesize information from a variety of sources. 3. Research and create an oral report...
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    Grade Level: 6-8

  2.   Critical Reading, Imaginative Writing and the Me Montage
...the strings can tie in the back. Last, a simple double knot will hold the lapa in place. Stephanie took African dancing when she was thirteen years old at a summer dance program at Spelman College. She learned many West African dances and chants of celebration. She also took dance lessons in jazz, ballet and lyrical. Student: Michael Artifact: miniature map of Georgia Caption: Due to the large size of the Georgia map, the original map is now filed in our archives. Instead, our science team has carefully printed out a similar map for viewing purposes. The map symbolizes the move from Florida to Georgia made...
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    Grade Level: 9-12

  3.   Get'n Jiggy With The Jitterbug
...movement sequences. PO 2. Explore a series of progressively longer movement sequences PO 3. Perform a complete dance 1AD-D1 Demonstrate technical skills consistently and reliably with artistic expression including clarity, musicality, and stylistic nuance appropriate for various dance styles (e.g. ballet, modern, jazz techniques) Dance Standard 2: Art in Context- Students demonstrate how interrelated conditions (social, economical, political, time and place) influence and give meaning to the development and reception of thought, ideas, and concepts in the arts. 2AD-D3. Analyze issues of heritage, gender,...
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    Grade Level: 9-12

  4.   Little Einsteins: A Christmas Wish
...diers blocks their way. Quincy uses his Christmas wish to get a drum. He drums in time with the soldiers and they move aside. The Little Einsteins continue up the slope and encounter another challenge. A forest of giant candy canes that is too thick for Rocket to get through. June uses her wish for ballet slippers and dances across the tops of the candy canes to tap-tap-tap them down. Finally, they get to the top of the mountain and see Annie's Wish Box balanced on the peak. But night is closing in and the Little Einsteins are afraid they won't be able to complete their mission in the dark. Leo uses his Chr...
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    Grade Level: Pre-K

  5.   ARTSEDGE: Ireland Online: Learn: Lesson: Magic Words, Magic Brush
...students might be interested in researching migoratory patterns of swans; also, the implication of the term "monogamy" in relation to swans and the origin of the terms, "swansong".and "swan dive". Students interested in dance could be assigned a special project on the choreography and music of the ballet, "Swan Lake". A video of a performance of the ballet could add enrichment to a study of the poem. Students interested in art could make sketches or painting of swans; students who live in the migoratory areas could photograph swans. Coole Park, 1929 - (also a later poem, but one that is also geography- cen...
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    Grade Level: K-12

  6.   Karen Kain: Her Accomplishments and Awards
...students conduct research about the career accomplishments and awards of Karen Kain and then present their findings using multi-media technology. Duration 3 to 4 lessons Purpose To conduct research and present findings using multi-media technology PDF Before Exploring Karen Kain joined the National Ballet of Canada at the young age of 11 and trained with the school for seven years. Within her dancing career, Kain has gained national and international recognition, and has danced in memorable ballets, such as Swan Lake, The Nutcracker and Romeo and Juliet. At the end of the 1997 dance season, Kain retired fro...
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    Grade Level: 9-12

  7.   The Serendipity of Life
...eer and personality of Karen Kain PDF Before Exploring Tell students that Karen Kain has been referred to by some as the "foremost dancer in the country." Explain that Kain's mother wanted an activity for her 6-year-old daughter that was within walking distance of their home. There happened to be a ballet school nearby and so Karen was enrolled. One reporter later referred to this as the "serendipity of life." Discuss the meaning of "serendipity of life." Ask students to reflect on what they know about Kain's successful career and then comment on whether they believe "serendipity" played a role in her succe...
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    Grade Level: 6-8

  8.   Bolshoi Ballet Director in Acid Attack
...the attacker was wearing a mask and that there were no witnesses. Mr Filin has severe burns on his face and doctors are battling to save his eyesight. A hospital spokesperson said Filin may have to go to a hospital in Belgium for more treatment. The police believe the attacker works for the Bolshoi Ballet. Filin has to make many decisions about who dances and who doesn't. Many performers and staff have criticized him for his tough management style. The Bolshoi is a world-famous ballet company that was founded in 1776 by Moscow prosecutor Prince Pyotr Urusov. Russia's Empress Catherine II gave the Prince per...
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    Grade Level: ESL

  9.   The Evolution of Classical Ballet
The Evolution of Classical Ballet Grade 10 Ohio Standards Connection Fine Arts: Dance Analyzing and Responding Benchmark A Synthesize knowledge of all aspects of a dance (e.g., dance elements, choreography, performance skills, staging, technical elements and sound) to interpret and evaluate dances. Indicator 2 Analyze how a dancer's techni...
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    Grade Level: 9-12

  10.   Beginning Ballet
Title - Beginning Ballet By - Heather Andreson Primary Subject - Health / Physical Education Secondary Subjects - Music Grade Level - K-12 Junior High or High School Students - 1. While stretching, let them listen to music that is currently popular, and on occasion, let them dress up like they are from the 80s and dance to 80s mus...
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    Grade Level: 3-5


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