1 Let’s Move! 1. Question Shake Something NextLet’s Move!1234561. QuestionThink about how your body moves in different ways! Did you know that there are two different ways that your body moves in space?Let’s move and think about how you are moving! Click on the video!As you go through this activity, you will learn some moves that go with two different ways that we move in space!Shake SomethingSelect the Image above to watch a video about movementImage Source: Discovery EducationHow do our bodies move in space in different ways?
2 Let’s learn about two different ways that our body moves! Next2. Information Sources123456Let’s learn about two different ways that our body moves!Locomotor MovementLocomotor movesImage Source: Discovery EducationNon-locomotor MovementNon-locomotor movesThe Brain Dance, Image Source: VimeoSelect the image above to watch a video about the difference between Locomotor and Non-locomotor movement in dance.Image Source: Vimeo
3 Next1234563. Student ActivityPick some locomotor and non-locomotor movements that you would like to try.Use this worksheet to record at least 2 different locomotor and non-locomotor movements.Put your movements together to create your dance! Practice a few times!
4 Use this worksheet to write down your partner’s movements. Next4. Assessment Activity123456You will make a digital presentation with your device using at least 2 locomotor and at least 2 non-locomotor movements.Trade your presentation with a partner and perform their dance. Can you name your partner’s locomotor and non-locomotor movements?Use this worksheet to write down your partner’s movements.
5 5. Enrichment Activities Next5. Enrichment Activities123456Watch a clip of a woman who can once again move like she did before!Listen to the story and make locomotor and non-locomotor movements to go with it.Image Source: NBC LearnImage Source: SchoolTubeListen to the story and make locomotor and non-locomotor movements to go with it.Watch the video to see what helps us to be able to move!*NOTE: Go to the BCPS Database page and click on BrainPOP, then return to this slide and click on the video link.Image Source: SchoolTubeImage Source: BrainPop Jr.
6 6. Teacher Support Materials 123456Maryland State Curriculum Standards Maryland Essential Learner Outcomes for the Fine Arts: Dance Elementary 1.c.1.a Identify body parts. 1.c.1.b Experience range of movement including flexion, extension, and rotation. 1.c.1.c Experience proper body positioning (e.g. proper placement/alignment-sitting, standing, moving). 1.c.1.d Explore the eight basic locomotor movements. 1.C.1.e Explore non-locomotor movements. 1.C.1.f Experience moving different body parts having different capacities. 1.C.1.g Experience increasingly complex combinations of locomotor and non-locomotor movements. 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. AASL Standards for the 21st 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. ISTE NETS - National Educational Technology Standards for Students 3. Research and Information Fluency: Students apply digital tools to gather, evaluate, and use information. 4. Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, and Decision Making: Students use critical thinking skills to plan and conduct research, manage projects, solve problems, and make informed decisions using appropriate digital tools and resources. P21 Skills Information Literacy: Access information efficiently (time) and effectively (sources); Use information accurately and creatively for the issue or problem at hand. ICT Literacy: Use technology as a tool to research, organize, evaluate and communicate information.Grades K-2 Dance: Our Body in SpaceObjective: Students will conduct brief, focused research in order to distinguish between locomotor and non-locomotor movements.Time Frame: minute class periodsDifferentiation strategies for this lesson:Children can read the text or listen to the Voki for directions.Teachers can also walk students through what they have to do to complete the Slam Dunk.Direct instruction may be needed to help the students navigate the links.The lesson can take 3 class periods if needed.Learning Styles addressed in this lesson: Visual, Auditory, Kinesthetic, ReflectiveNotes to the teacher:Collaborate with your school library media specialist to implement this lesson.Collaborate with your physical education teacher to implement this lesson.Have a copy of the database passwords in case the links don’t work.Children will need space to move around.Children will need headphones to listen to videos. You can have them watch it first and then dance along.Last updated: July Created by Kori Trabert, Library Media Intern BCPS Slam Dunk Research Model, Copyright 2015, Baltimore County Public Schools, MD, all rights reserved. This lesson 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 Dr. Jamie McKenzie’s Slam Dunk Digital Lesson model.