ERIC Number: ED220444
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
Folk Dance. A Supplement to the K-12 Physical Education Curriculum Guide. Curriculum Support Series.
Gregory, Lanny; Gregory, Kerri
This resource package has been designed to assist elementary and secondary school teachers in incorporating folk dancing into physical education programs as well as into other classroom subjects. The first section supplies a "Folk Dance Scope and Sequence Chart" which lists the dances and grade levels appropriate to each. The second section is arranged by grade level, and provides a more detailed description of each dance, including the ethnic or regional origin, the locomotor skills involved, and the formation of the dance. In the third section, suggestions are made for the teacher in preparing for and presenting the lessons. The fourth and fifth sections list basic dance steps and define dancing terms. Sample lesson plans for six dances are included, as well as a bibliography, and a list of record suppliers in Canada and the United Sattes. (JD)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Manitoba Dept. of Education, Winnipeg.
Note: For related documents, see SP 020 816-822.