Connect dance to everyday movements with this in-depth dance lesson for Grade 3 and 4 students. Students explore how to alter the dynamics, time and space of familiar movements to create dance movements and sequences, applying them to create dance sequences based on getting ready for school activities.
The extensive teacher support resources makes this lesson perfect for any teacher, no matter your dance experience.
This lesson includes outcomes/standards for the Australian Curriculum, New Zealand Curriculum and the National Core Arts Standards.
These activities are designed for Grade 3 and Grade 4 students. If you are teaching students in another year level, please check the preview to determine if it is suitable for your classroom.
✫ Dance Lesson Plan (Extended, in-depth version)
✫ Dance Lesson Plan (Condensed, 1 page version)
✫ Teacher Consideration Notes (to support teaching and learning)
✫ Vocabulary and Music Notes (including links to playlists on an external site)
✫ Safe Dance Behavior Poster (in color and black and white)
✫ Teacher Prompt Card for Warm-Up, Exploration, Developing, Consolidating and Cool Down Activities - to assist teachers during the lesson (in color and black and white)
✫ Brainstorm Sheet
✫ Ways to Change Movements Poster (in color and black and white)
✫ Everyday Movements Activity Cards and Posters (in color and black and white)
✫ Sequencing Cards
This resource is available in US English in Letter Format and UK/Australian/NZ English in A4 format. Both versions are PDF files, 41 pages long.
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