Dance / Year 7 and 8

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Curriculum content descriptions

Rehearse and perform focusing on expressive skills appropriate to style and/or choreographic intent (ACADAM017)

  • identifying and demonstrating distinct stylistic characteristics of dance, for example, body posture and attitude within various styles such as contemporary, musical theatre and hip hop (including Asian examples)
  • using evaluation and rehearsal strategies to enhance confidence, clarity of movement, projection, focus and musicality in performance
  • linking the application of the elements of dance to the communication of the choreographer’s intent in teacher-set dances
  • experimenting with alternative expressive skills to enhance performance presence and mood, such as facial expression changes in musical theatre
  • Considering viewpoints – evaluations: For example – How successful was the choreographer in expressing his/her stated intent clearly to the audience? How well did the dancers use expressive skills in the performance?
  • experimenting with representing social relationships through cultural dance
General capabilities
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
ScOT terms

Dance composition,  Artistic purpose,  Rehearsal (Performance)

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