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I have been teaching Performing Arts for over 10 years and I have a wealth of experience and knowledge to share with you. I am currently teaching in Bangkok, prior to this I was The Director of Theatrical Productions in Amman, Jordan for 2 years. Before this I was Head of Dance in a school in the Uk for 4 years. I hope you find my resources helpful and if you do please leave a review. There are a mixture of Dance, Healthy living and PSHE resources for a range of ages and curriculum.

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I have been teaching Performing Arts for over 10 years and I have a wealth of experience and knowledge to share with you. I am currently teaching in Bangkok, prior to this I was The Director of Theatrical Productions in Amman, Jordan for 2 years. Before this I was Head of Dance in a school in the Uk for 4 years. I hope you find my resources helpful and if you do please leave a review. There are a mixture of Dance, Healthy living and PSHE resources for a range of ages and curriculum.
TOP SECRET! Year 7 Dance SOW
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TOP SECRET! Year 7 Dance SOW

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SUBJECT: Dance Year 7 AREA: creating dance on a theme ALSO SUITABLE FOR: Dance year 6, PE (Dance unit) This is by far one of my most favourite SOW. Its engaging for boys, girls, reluctant dancers and high ability. It is fun and accessible on so many levels. I have adapted it several times over the years, please feel free to continue to adapt for your learners too. Resources in this pack 7 week SOW including differentiation, blooms questioning and links to GCSE PPT for Baseline lesson, Lesson 1, 2 and 4 PPT of structures in dance (you won’t need all of these for year 7 but its good to have) The Letters (resource to print or use electronically - these are each mission). I would normally put these in envelopes for each group to open at the start of each lesson. A workbook for non doers to work through and remain engaged in the lesson (possibly adaptable for your online learners if you are teaching a blended lesson Check list for peer assessment
KS3 Dance SOW
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KS3 Dance SOW

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Three Key Stage 3 Schemes of work. This is a great bundle, and if you teach KS3 on rotation then this is your year sorted out. Each SOW is 6 weeks lessons some lesson ppts are included for each SOW to give you an idea of how I presented this to my students. I have enjoyed all of these SOW, they have been particularly engaging for boys.
DANCE - KS3 - CAPOEIRA SOW
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DANCE - KS3 - CAPOEIRA SOW

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In this resource pack you will find the following: 5/6 week SOW with links to GCSE Intro (Lesson1 ) PPT - this is doable online/ blended Lesson 2 PPT Lesson 3 PPT Peer assessment sheet for lesson 4 Lesson 5 is your performance lesson (no resources needed) Lesson 6 - self assessment (module summary) and worksheet on capoeira provided
A level Dance - Essay writing
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A level Dance - Essay writing

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This bundle is aimed at teachers of A Level Dance (AQA) Included in this bundle are: 10 Practice essay questions with mark scheme and area for feedback and student respones 4 student resources for improving their essays.
Origins of Jazz SOW
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Origins of Jazz SOW

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This PPT is a sequence of 10 lesson (2 hours lessons) for A Level Dance It has a both information and activities for your students It includes information on the following practitioners and there influences on the development of this style: African Roots European Influences Mistral shows Buddy Bradley and Fred Astaire Busby Berkley Jack Cole Katherine Dunham Gene Kelly (Singing in the Rain) Jerome Robbins (West Side Story) Bob Fosse Matt Mattox, Luigi and Gus Giodorno DANNY BURACZESKI Twyla Tharp
Healthy Eating
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Healthy Eating

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This PPT covers the basics of a healthy diet and the effects. It was designed for ASDAN and I have used it for year 7/8 but may also serve well for revision for older students that also need this information in GCSE PE or Dance
West Side Story Resources
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West Side Story Resources

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Subject: Dance Curriculum: Suitable for A Level Dance and BTEC level 2 and 3 Performing Arts Two resources to help your students studying West Side Story Overview of “The Sharks” describing who is who Overview of all characters in West Side Story I found this helped my students understand the story better and later make connections between the dance elements and how they communicate character and relationships.
Revision Carousel  - Section A GCSE Dance
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Revision Carousel - Section A GCSE Dance

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This is an activity for year 11s to revise for section A of the paper. There are 3 activities that can be done in a carousel style lesson. Students choose which tasks to do / what order to complete them in. Teacher can either go through the responses with the students or have them mark each others work.
The Healthy Dancer
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The Healthy Dancer

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Created for: BTEC Level 3 unit 13 - The Healthy Dancer Suitable for: GCSE PE (Dance specialism) This is a 70 page ppt covering several topics to enable students to create their own fitness program . Topics include: Structure of human body: Skeletal System, Muscular System, Circulatory System, Nervous System, Respiratory System Functions of the human body Factors that affect training The effects of training on each system covered above Injury prevention and care Aspects of fitness Safe Dance Practice
Jerome Robbins - A level Dance
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Jerome Robbins - A level Dance

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Suitable for A level Dance Students or Btec Level 3 Dance students studying Jerome Robbins. Bundle includes 3 of my resources also sold separately: Robbins - Comparison of professional works Robbins - Stylistic Features West Side Story - Character details
Introduction to Shadows - GCSE Dance
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Introduction to Shadows - GCSE Dance

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This is a single ppt introducing shadows and encouraging initial thoughts and interpretations from the students. It could be extended to cover 2 one hour lessons simply by encouraging longer discussion and sharing of ideas It also provides an overview of the unit and a long term homework task. This would also be usable for your online learners. I do not have permission to share the videos from the AQA website but you will need two of them for this lesson: the whole work video and the interview with Christopher Bruce
Student Essay help sheets
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Student Essay help sheets

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Subject: Dance A Level Area: Writing essays One area that students struggle with in A Level dance is essay writing. In this pack you will find a few hand outs that have helped my students understand the structure of their essays. It includes a resource on: The “isms” meaning romanticism, classicism , modernism, post modernism. This will allow your students to connect context to content when writing about key works. Structuring your dance analysis: focus on the literary skills required for good essay writing Analysis reminder sheet (simple version) Peer marking assessment sheet: this is great for students as it allows them to mark each others essays by breaking them down into component parts.
DANCE KS3-  written task
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DANCE KS3- written task

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Attached is an end of year written test for KS3 dance in the style of the GCSE Dance paper. Feel free to use what is useful to you from it. I have done this with year 7-9 as an end of year test. But you could easily use this for Online lessons.
Analysis of choregraphic content: Artificial Things
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Analysis of choregraphic content: Artificial Things

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This ppt follows on from “Analysis of choreographic content - Within Her Eyes” and continues to break down the choreographic devices, relationships and key movement phrases in the focus sections (Dave and Laura’s Duet, Tumbling and Gliding). This resources is designed for students to edit together so I have used it in google slides to achieve this, however you can adapt this should that not be an option for you. The collaborative nature of the lesson allows for students to explore the set work as a team in order to build a response to 6/12 mark questions.
KS3 Dance Lessons
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KS3 Dance Lessons

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In this bundle you will find several resources that mix practical and theory for KS3. Online written activity for critical appreciation (you choose the work to watch, so can be used multiple times) A booklet of non practical participant tasks - I created this for injured students and with SEN students in mind that struggled to access the practical work. The tasks allow students to meet your learning objectives and use the language of dance to write about your lesson. The KS3 written task in a KS3 friendly GCSE style exam. You can use the whole thing or parts for cover work or classwork “Improving elevation” a lesson written for KS4 when my students were struggling to really get off the floor when they jumped Kinesphere lesson: single lesson that can be taught online or in person Creating a solo: two lessons that can be taught online or in person Flamenco: 3 lessons introducing this style to KS3, the first two of which are teachable online. If you find these to be as useful as I have in using them with my students, do leave a review.
Online/ in person Heroes and Villains Dance SOW
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Online/ in person Heroes and Villains Dance SOW

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SUBJECT: Dance KS2/ 3 In this pack you will find 3 resources: SOW suitable for KS2 and 3 dance (year 6/7) based on the idea of Heroes and Villains. This is a great scheme for keeping boys engages and easily adapted to suit in person and online teaching. Two full lesson PPT: Describing a dance idea from a stimulus (all theory/ written) and then creating a solo motif and developing it. If you are using flipgrid or google classroom these can be filmed by the students and sent to you.
Essay Practice Questions
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Essay Practice Questions

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Subject: A Level Dance Area: Essay style questions In this bundle you will find 12 essay style questions mark sheets for your students. I asked my students to always attach the sheet to the front of their work. It allows you to mark essays consistently and provided feedback linked to the criteria.
Haka workshop
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Haka workshop

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I used this as part of an enrichment day activity. I had years 7 - 9 all mixed ability. It's a fun one off or the a good starting point for a unit of work.
Romeo and Juliet Task act 3 scene 1
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Romeo and Juliet Task act 3 scene 1

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This is an independant learning and devising task that explores the gang relationship between Romeo, Mercutio and Tybalt. Advisable prior knowledge: marking the moment, freezeframes, improvised dialogue, slow motion and stage fighting.