Basic Body Movements in Dance I (Primary 4 and Primary 5 )

Last Updated on July 22, 2020 by Alabi M. S.

 

CULTURAL AND CREATIVE ART

SECOND TERM

PRIMARY 4/WEEK 6

PRIMARY 5/WEEK 3

THEME:

PREVIOUS LESSON – DANCES OF THE LOCALITY (PRIMARY 6)

TOPIC: BASIC BODY MOVEMENTS IN DANCE 

 

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

By the end of the lesson, the pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor) and should be able to:

1. Explain the components of body movements in dance.

2. State express concept of time, space and mood

3. State how to respond appropriately to rhythm, tempo of the music.

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

Audio disc

Record player

Recorded music

VCD

 

 

METHOD OF TEACHING – Choose a suitable and appropriate methods for the lessons.

Note – Irrespective of choosing methods of teaching, always introduce an activities that will arouse pupil’s interest or lead them to the lessons.

 

REFERENCE MATERIALS

  1. Scheme of Work
  2. 9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
  3. Course Book
  4. All Relevant Material
  5. Online Information

 

CONTENT OF THE LESSON

DANCE

Dance involves the movements of all the part of the body – our arms, legs, chest, waist and our head as well. To able to dance well, we need space, time and force (mood).

 

COMPONENTS OF BODY MOVEMENTS IN DANCE

Space

Space refers to the movement of the dancers through physical space – sideways, forwards, backwards or diagonally.

 

Time

Time refers to the movement of dancers through time with respect to music, tempo, meter, or rhythm.

 

 

Force

Force refers to the movement of dance through the amount of efforts exerted in moving the parts of the body.

 

PRESENTATION

To deliver the lesson, the teacher adopts the steps:

1. To introduce the lesson, the teacher revises the previous lesson. Based on this, he/she asks the pupils some questions;

2. Teach how in movement the dancer is free to express feelings and thought.

Pupil’s Activities – demonstrate expressing of feelings and thought.

4. Discusses body movements in relation to time, space and mood.

Pupil’s Activities – explore space without moving from where they are.

5. Teach how to respond to rhythm, tempo and mood of music. Move in a variety of ways as they listen to music.

 

CONCLUSION

  • To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.

 

LESSON EVALUATION

Pupils to:

1. Explain the components of body movements in dance.

2. State express concept of time, space and mood

3. State how to respond appropriately to rhythm, tempo of the music.

 

 

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