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will apply and demonstrate critical and creative thinking skills in dance. 25A
will establish a set of aesthetic criteria and apply to the evaluation of his/her own work and the work of others in a positive and constructive manner.
25a4
will create a dance and revise it over time, articulating the reasons for the artistic decisions made and discuss what was lost and/or gained by those decisions.
25a4
will describe how elements are combined and contrasted.
25a4
will identify the principles of transition, variety and balance, and the expressive qualities of movement.
25a4
will discuss and research how skills developed in dance are applicable to a variety of careers, e.g., sports, modeling, secretary, therapist.
25a5
will research and analyze the styles of several choreographers.
25a5
will demonstrate and explain how skills developed in dance enhance present and future goals.
25a5

will understand choreographic principles, processes and structures. 26A
will explore improvisation as a way to generate movement for choreography.
26a4
will define and practice structures or forms (such as palindrome, theme and variation, rondo, round, contemporary forms) through brief dance studies.
26a4
will choreograph a duet demonstrating an understanding of choreographic principles, processes and structures.
26a4
will create a small group dance with coherence and aesthetic unity.
26a5
will accurately describe the creative process used in choreograrphing their movement sequences.
26a5
will research the creative process of a recognized choreographer.
26a5

will identify and demonstrate movement elements and skills in performing dance. 26B
will review and practice appropriate alignment, body part articulation, strength, flexibility, agility and coordination in locomotor and nonlocomotor/axial movements.
26b4
will create and perform a dance composition communicating clear and focused ideas based on planning, research and complex problem solving related to specific guidelines.
26b4
will identify and practice longer and more complex steps and patterns from two different dance styles/traditions.
26b4
will develop rhythmic acuity.
26b4
will perform combinations and variations in a broad dynamic range, e.g., forceful, lyrical.
26b4
will practice extended movement sequences.
26b4
will perform a duet demonstrating choreographic principles, processes and structures.
26b4
will review and practice consistency and reliability in performing technical skills.
26a4
will review, identify and practice technical skills with expression, demonstrating clarity, musicality, and stylistic nuance.
26b5
will self-assess and correct techniques through extensive rehearsals.
26b5

will demonstrate and understand dance in various cultures and historical periods. 27A
will explore and discuss similarities and differences between two contemporary theatrical forms of dance.
27a4
will explore and discuss the traditions and technique of a classical dance form.
27a4
will research and discuss dance and dancers as portrayed in contemporary media.
27a4
will research and create a timeline illustrating important dance events in the twentieth century, placing them in their cultural and political contexts.
27a5
will compare and contrast the role and significance of dance in two different social/political/economic contexts.
27a5

will make connections between dance and history, society and everyday life. 27B
will discuss the commonalities and differences between dance and other disciplines with regard to fundamental concepts such as materials, elements, and ways of communicating meaning.
27b4
will discuss how modern technology can be used to reinforce, enhance or alter the dance idea in an interdisciplinary project.
27b4
will research historical and cultural images of the body in dance and compare these to the images of the body in contemporary media.
27b4
will understand how dance forms change in response to changes in society.
27b4
will research and analyze one professional performer's challenges in maintaining a healthy life style.
27b5
will compare one choreographic work to one other artwork from the same culture and time period in terms of how those works reflect the artistic/cultural/historical elements of that group.
27b5