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1 1. Question Today you are going t o be introduced to the various options you have to develop a career using your dance ability and background. In this lesson you will investigate various career options in dance and the college pathways to success. You will evaluate your talents, skills and background knowledge in all of the classes throughout your high school experience. You will use research databases and websites to better understand your career options Next Image Source: Matheson, Katy. "Tharp, Twyla." World Book Student. World Book, Web. 12 July 2012.

2 2. Information Sources You will use the websites below to help complete the Student Activity on the next slide. View these sample sites about each career pathway. Artistic Director Arts Administration Choreographer Costume Designer Dancer Dance Critic Dance Teacher Dance Therapist Rehearsal Director Scenic/Set Design Next Image Source: "Jamison, Judith." World Book Student. World Book, Web. 12 July 2012.

3 3. Student Activity Take a moment to review the career paths on the previous slide. Which one interests you the most? Pick one career that suits you and spend more time reading about your interest. Using the websites on the previous slide, think about the career you are interested in and write a journal entry which address the following questions: What kind of experience is required for this career and how have your classes and programs prepared you? What strengths do you have that would lead you to be successful taking on the responsibilities in this career? What educational path will you pursue for this career? Next Image Source: Image Source: "Ballet." World Book Student. World Book, Web. 12 July What career in dance would best suit my strengths and talents?

4 4. Assessment Activity Students will create a career portfolio as a way to gain initial entry into the workplace. You can use the Eportfolio Rubric to guide you in the overall presentation of the portfolio.Eportfolio Rubric The portfolio should include: A resume that states your strengths and educational background (For examples use Eric Wolframs Dance Resume Guide)Eric Wolframs Dance Resume Guide A cover letter (Look at the examples on Creative Job Search) Creative Job Search Samples of work (For example, a choreography sequence that you have created, a flip video of you performing a dance, photographs of your dance performances, sketches of costume design) *You may create your Eportfolio using a Web 2.0 tool (Animoto, Prezi, Power Point, Glogster, Voki, etc…) Next Image Source: Clipart.com by subscriptionClipart.com

5 5. Enrichment Activities Next Image Source: Odom, Selma Landen. "Folk dancing." World Book Advanced. World Book, 2012.Web. 13 July Use these information sources to learn about different career options and pathways. Explore this site for further information about dance career options: Lar Lubovitch Dance CompanyLar Lubovitch Dance Company Visit a resume and cover letter guide to assist you: Eric Wolframs Dance Resume Guide or Creative Job SearchEric Wolframs Dance Resume GuideCreative Job Search Look up information about specific careers, colleges, or well known figures in your field by visiting World Book or Net Trekker: online databasesonline databases Use a reputable career site to find colleges and other specific information about dance and arts careers: MyMajors MyMajors Visit the Kennedy Center Career Development site to view fellowship and art institute opportunities.Kennedy Center Career Development Visit the US Dept. of Labors Occupational Outlook Handbook (the link goes to a search results page for arts careers.)Occupational Outlook Handbook

6 6. Teacher Support Materials BCPS Curriculum BCPS/ PHSCFA Indicator: 4 determine preferences for continued study and outline goals for continued study in dance or in another field. Dance III LG-2b: examine the career possibilities in dance, researching audition techniques, college preparation, resume writing, and portfolio preparation to enrich knowledge or dance, culture, society, and the world. Maryland State Curriculum National Standard #6 -- Making connections between dance and healthful living. MELO II C 2 -- Experience and discuss the interrelationship of dance with other art forms Common Core State Standards Reading: 1. Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text. Writing: 7. Conduct short as well as more sustained research projects based on focused questions, demonstrating understanding of the subject under investigation. Standards for the 21 st Century Learner Read, view, and listen for information presented in any format (e.g. textual, visual, media, digital) in order to make inferences and gather meaning Use strategies to draw conclusions from information and apply knowledge to curricular areas, real-world situations, and further investigations. International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) 3. Research and Information Fluency Students apply digital tools to gather, evaluate, and use information. a. Plan strategies to guide inquiry b. Locate, organize, analyze, evaluate, synthesize, and ethically use information from a variety of sources and media c. Evaluate and select information sources and digital tools based on the appropriateness to specific tasks d. Process data and report results Time Frame: minutes Differentiation: Direct students to use comprehensive tools included in databases, such as: audio read-aloud, labeled reading levels, and embedded dictionaries. Learning Styles:Learning Styles: Auditory, Visual, Reflective, Kinesthetic AVID Strategies: AVID Strategies: Inquiry based learning Notes to the teacher: The Bureau of Labor Statistics has an Online Occupational Outlook Handbook which is a free government publication. This is revised every year and can be accessed online. Teachers may want to use this a reference for students.Online Occupational Outlook Handbook You may create your Eportfolio using a Web 2.0 tool (Animoto, Prezi, Power Point, Glogster, Voki, etc…) List of BCPS Web2.0 Tools Baltimore County Public Schools' Resource Wiki for Software, Assistive Technologies, Web 2.0 Tools, Digital Content, and Resources (this site included tutorials for teachers and students) Baltimore County Public Schools' Resource Wiki for Software, Assistive Technologies, Web 2.0 Tools, Digital Content, and Resources The PowerPoint slides and assessment may be modified for classroom needs. Test the video links before showing to class. Last updated: July 2012 Created by Anna Conner and Marilyn McDonald BCPS Slam Dunk Research Model, Copyright 2012, Baltimore County Public Schools, MD, all rights reserved. The models may be used for educational, non-profit school use only. All other uses, transmissions, and duplications are prohibited unless permission is granted expressly. This lesson is based on Jamie McKenzies Slam Dunk Lesson module.Anna Conner Marilyn McDonaldJamie McKenzies Slam Dunk Lesson module


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