Body Movement in Dance

TITLE: NOTE OF LESSON ON CULTURAL AND CREATIVE ART

SUBJECT: CULTURAL AND CREATIVE ART

THEME: Performing Arts and Entertainment

TERM: SECOND TERM

WEEK: WEEK 3 – 4

DATE:

CLASS: PRIMARY 5                           

AGE OF STUDENTS:

CLASS COMPOSITION: Slow and fast learners.

PERIOD:

DURATION: 40 MINUTES

TOPIC: Body Movement in Dance

Units:

  • Rhythm in dance movement.
  • Body movement to rhythms of music.
  • Demonstrative body movements to rhythm of music.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this Module, Pupils should be able to:

  • Explain motifs in dance;
  • State how they can be applied to the study and practice of dance.
  • State the importance of dance Motifs.

TEACHING AND LEARNING MATERIALS

  • Explanatory posters/pictures
  • Explanatory Video

TEACHING AND LEARNING METHOD

  • Explanation
  • Discussion
  • Questions and Answers

Entry Behaviour/ Previous Knowledge: the students are familiar with Creating Music Sol-fa Notation Value.

REFERENCE MATERIALS

  • Universal Basic Education Curriculum.
  • NERDC Basic Education Curriculum for primary schools.
  • Lagos State Scheme of work
  • Unified Schemes of Work Primary Schools for Cultural and Creative Arts (MIDDLE BASIC)
  • Internet Materials.
  • Edudelight Cultural and Creative Arts for Primary Schools.

WORD FILE:  motif, movement                     

                                        CONTENT

Motifs in dance

A motif is a piece of movement that can vary in length and can be repeated during the whole performance.

Dance motifs is used to display and idea or feeling. It is using various part of the body to develop movements and sequences for a dance repeatedly. The idea could be joy, sorrow, love, excitement, friendship. To create a sequence in a motif three or four movement must be joined together. It can be changed, reversed and extended in a dance.

Body movement in dance can be

  • Forward
  • Backward
  • Sideways

Application of dance Motifs

As soon as the body start to move, dance have started. Feeling and ideas are expressed in dance movement. Feeling dictate the mood of the dance.

The following shows some meaning of dance step

  1. When dancers raise their arms high it shows the motif of joy.
  2. When dancers leap like lifting feet off the ground in acrobatic style show motifs of excitement.
  3. When dancers open their arms and shake their waist, it shows the motifs of Love and friendship.
  4. When the dancers dance very fast it shows the motifs of love and friendships.
  5. When the body movement of the dancers are slow, it shows the motifs of sorrow.

The importance of motifs in dance

  1. Motif strengthen the dance idea.
  2. To communicated the Ideas and feeling to the spectators or listeners during performance.
  3. It acts as a build block for dance routine.
  4. It is used as a reminder by dancers during performance

PRESENTATION

  • The Teacher revises the previous lesson (Modeling).
  • The Teacher introduces the topic: Body Movement in Dance.
  • He/she explains the meaning body movement in dance.
  • He/she mention the different dance movement.
  • Teacher leads pupils to mention different dance movement and its meaning.
  • The pupils copy and submit their note for marking.

STUDENT ACTIVITIES:

  • Demonstrate two dance movements and explain the meaning of the dance step..

EVALUATIVE ACTIVITIES

Instruction: Answer the following questions below.

  • What is dance movement?
  • Mention three dance movement.
  • Mention three movement of dance and it meaning.

Conclusion:  Teacher summarizes the lesson, gives pupils note to copy, marks and makes corrections where necessary.

PREVIOUS LESSON: Modeling.

NEXT LESSON:  Culture

Lessonplan

Get Lesson plans, Lesson notes, Scheme of work, Exam Questions, Test Questions for all subject for Primary school and Secondary School.

Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Back to top button
Share via
Share
Close
Close

Adblock Detected

Please, Disable Adblock to access this website.
error: Please, enable javascript
Thanks for the kind gesture
Please Like and follow us