Historical Dances

Project Description

Irina Ushakova, Thomas Shoemaker and senior SCGSAH Dance students demonstrate three historical dances in this prerecorded activity. Students will learn about the historical and cultural context for each dance. 

What's Included

-Lesson Plan
-Companion Video

Guiding Question

How is Dance reflected in the people, experiences, and cultures around us?

Artistic Process

Perform/Present and Connect

Standards Addressed

D.P. NL. 4.2. I can replicate a brief movement sequence.
D.C. NL. 6.1. I can demonstrate movement from a culture and time periods.

This resource also aligns with the following from the Profile of the SC Graduate:

World Class Skills: Creativity and Innovation
Life and Career Characteristics: Global Perspective

About the Project Creators

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