Back to top Summary Planning a week in Paris is the focus of this lesson. Students are given a set amount of money to plan a week in Paris and must do their research on the Internet. They must discover how to get from the airport to the city center, find a place to stay, locate places to eat and list things to do. After the students have completed the research, the students are asked to answer a few questions on the assignment as well as list new vocabulary.
How would they describe tap dance? Have they ever seen a tap performance? Have they ever taken tap lessons or tried to tap on their own? Someone in the class or within the school might be willing to demonstrate some steps. Who are some famous tappers? They may also have seen him on commercials. Have students discuss the history and development of tap dance.
Discuss the direction tap is now going in: To what type of music is it now being performed? Who is its audience now?
In what venues is it being performed? What does the future look like for tap dance? Now that you have discussed its history and future, have students discuss what has kept tap dance alive.
What makes tap so appealing? What about it is interesting to watch?
Why are Americans generally so captivated by tap dance? Create Dance Critique Guidelines Divide the class into groups to create dance critique guidelines.
To jump-start the process, have students ask themselves what makes a dance performance worth watching. If your students have performed for one another in the past, they have seen examples of what makes a dance good or bad.
They will be able to draw from their experience to accomplish this next task. Have students create questions for each aspect of a performance: Elements of Dance—Space, Time, and Force e. Did the dance use different qualities of movement? Did the dancers portray the correct theme to the audience?
Production staging, lights, costumes, music e. Was the music appropriate?This lesson is appropriate for middle and high school classes. It can be done at the beginning of the school year to introduce or review the scientific method.
Lesson Plan Critique Since I have been teaching for over 14 years in the early childhood field I choose one of my lesson plans. The age group that I most common work with are 4 and 5 year old at risk students as labeled by the State of North Carolina.
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For this unit plan, your objective (or goals) for the lesson are for students to name a few food groups, identify the food groups, and learn about the food pyramid.
Your goal is to be specific and to use numbers where appropriate. In this lesson plan, students learn about the basic components of art criticism.
They then participate in a group activity where they use the principles in the lesson to critique artwork. Lesson Plan Critique Since I have been teaching for over 14 years in the early childhood field I choose one of my lesson plans.
The age group that I most common work with are 4 and 5 year old at risk students as labeled by the State of North Carolina.