Provide a dance experience that all children can enjoy.
Main Curriculum Tie:
Physical Education - 4th Grade
Standard 3 Objective 4
Participate in a variety of moderate to vigorous physical activities.
CD player, Men In Black by Will Smith
Background For Teachers:
basic dance steps
Student Prior Knowledge:
Intended Learning Outcomes:
Students will interact with others in an organized setting with movement. Students will have the opportunity to dance and use self-expression to interpret their own dance moves.
Organize the students into lines.
Counts 1-8: Step right then together, step left then together and repeat.
Counts 1-8: "Bounce" Feet stay on the floor, anything else goes. eg. raising the roof, surfing, washing machine, playing the drums etc.
Counts 1-8: Slide diagonally forward right, then left then repeat.
Counts 1-8: Step right together, right together, then step left together, left together.
Counts 1-8: (Head moves) Chin down, head up, head back, head up, then freeze two counts, stomp left, clap-clap. (2 claps in one beat)
Repeat entire sequence with the change being to slide diagonally back instead of forwards and rotate each time.
Strategies For Diverse Learners:
Ask the kids how many total beats in each sequence if there are five sets with eight beats in each set.
Basic steps interpreted from the movie "Men In Black."
Created Date :
Jun 12 2003 11:30 AM