Explore walking in a range of patterns within the dance space with this introductory dance lesson for Grade 3 and Grade 4 students. This lesson allows students to explore a number of ways they can create patterns while moving and gives them the opportunity to create their own walking sequences based on movement within a school
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 and Cool Down Activities - to assist teachers during the lesson (in color and black and white)
✫ Discussion Questions poster and task cards
✫ Dance Recording Sheets
✫ Dance Reflection Task - worksheet and task cards
This resource is available in US English in Letter Format and UK/Australian/NZ English in A4 format. Both versions are PDF files, 32 pages long.
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