Dance / Year 3 and 4

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Curriculum content descriptions

Identify how the elements of dance and production elements express ideas in dance they make, perform and experience as audience, including exploration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander dance (ACADAR008)

Elaborations
  • identifying meaning and describing purposes in dances from different social, cultural or historical contexts such as dances that include digital, visual or theatrical elements
  • comparing the expectations and requirements of performers and audience in different cultural settings
  • Considering viewpoints – societies and cultures: For example – Do you recognise new movements in the dance? Why do you think people from different cultures dance? Where are these dances performed?
  • examining dances in their community and comparing them to other dances of different peoples, times and cultures
  • Considering viewpoints – meanings and interpretations: For example – Is there a story in the dance? How are you using grouping or pathways to communicate ideas or intentions in your dance?
  • writing about and discussing with others the meaning and intended purposes of their own dance using dance terminology
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Intercultural understanding Intercultural understanding
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
Cross-curriculum priorities
ScOT terms

Audiences,  Aboriginal art,  Torres Strait Islander art,  Dance,  Media arts

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