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I have a range of dance resources from KS3-KS5 covering the current AQA GCSE and A-Level specifications.

I have a range of dance resources from KS3-KS5 covering the current AQA GCSE and A-Level specifications.
KS3 Styles of Dance Resources
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KS3 Styles of Dance Resources

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Bollywood, African, Street, Hip-Hop, Tutting, Charleston and Contemporary Resources for non-participants or classwork. Most of them are designed the same and can be made into a booklet.
A Linha Curva Motif Writing - Liris and Robson (GCSE Dance Anthology)
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A Linha Curva Motif Writing - Liris and Robson (GCSE Dance Anthology)

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These resources include the written motifs, with tasks to identify actions, space, dynamics and relationships within them. There is also a task where students can write their own. This is good revision for A Linha Curva but also promotes literacy and detail in writing motifs. Attached is also an ASDR booklet which can be used to improve terminology.
Emancipation of Expressionism Student Booklet And Activities (6 Lessons) (GCSE Dance Anthology)
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Emancipation of Expressionism Student Booklet And Activities (6 Lessons) (GCSE Dance Anthology)

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This 56 page booklet covers 6 lessons of theoretical and practical activities to cover the themes and constituent features of Emancipation of Expressionism. The activities vary and there are accompanying resources, some of which can be cut out into task cards. Included are mini class assessment questions and essay questions, alongside homework activities and key word definitions. If you use this please review it! I am currently making very similar booklets for each of the Anthology works and feedback would be great!
Dancer in Action (Health, Safety, Nutrition and Anatomy) (A-Level Dance)
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Dancer in Action (Health, Safety, Nutrition and Anatomy) (A-Level Dance)

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12 PowerPoints with accompanying resources, tasks, quizzes, homework, and revision booklets numbered in the order I taught them: Warm Up and Cool Down Diet and Nutrition (theory) Diet and Nutrition (activities) Skeleton (bones, lever, ROM) Skeleton (vertebrae, ROM and choreographic task) Joints Muscles The Fitness Components Alignment Core Stability Flexibility and Stretching Injury Prevention 3 revision booklets and 1 exam question breakdown which can be used over three more lessons or as homework tasks. These powerpoints are detailed using anatomical language and have been made and taught to AS dancers. They include a mixture of theoretical and physical activities and have been described as highly engaging. The price reflects the amount of resources included in this bundle as it can cover 12+ lessons.
Within Her Eyes Student Booklet and Activities (6 Lessons) (GCSE Dance Anthology)
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Within Her Eyes Student Booklet and Activities (6 Lessons) (GCSE Dance Anthology)

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This 53 page booklet covers 6 lessons of theoretical and practical activities to cover the themes and constituent features of Within Her Eyes. The activities vary and there are accompanying resources, some of which can be cut out into task cards. Included are mini class assessment questions and essay questions, alongside homework activities and key word definitions. If you use this please review it! I am currently making very similar booklets for each of the Anthology works and feedback would be great!
Shadows PowerPoint and Resources GCSE Dance
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Shadows PowerPoint and Resources GCSE Dance

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The PowerPoint includes slides on the choreographer, company, costume, set, props, lighting and accompaniment for Shadows. Included are some worksheets I created to go along with the lessons including a costume booklet and differentiated starter sheets.
AS Duet Choreography Lesson A-Level A Level Dance
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AS Duet Choreography Lesson A-Level A Level Dance

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Duet choreography lesson used to recap choreographic devices and relationships, analyse the importance of using them and their effectiveness through analysing 3 duets on YouTube, then create a duet based on control, manipulation and power. Included worksheet with a list of choreographic devices and relationships to use during practical task.
Rooster Section 1 LRR (A-Level A Level Dance)
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Rooster Section 1 LRR (A-Level A Level Dance)

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Detailed PowerPoint discussing Little Red Rooster including subject matter, actions, space, dancers, choreographic devices, costume, accompaniment, direct correlation between accompaniment and movement, lighting, set and props. Includes a completed example features table within the PowerPoint and a blank table for student analysis task. Currently making PowerPoints for every section of Rooster in a similar format and they will be bundled at a discount price. Please note: resources should not download with muddled images as the preview shows. If you decide to use please leave feedback for my resources! Thank you.
Independent Contemporary Dance Scene in Britain Lesson 2 - key Characteristics Stylistic Features
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Independent Contemporary Dance Scene in Britain Lesson 2 - key Characteristics Stylistic Features

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Follows on from Lesson 1 (Intro and Context) with a recap starter quiz. Moves onto an independent reading task where students read the ICDSB booklet (no credit taken for this booklet I did not make it but is used for this lesson) in separate parts then come together to teach each other each section. Followed by a quiz. Then the powerpoint goes into detail about each specific key characteristic of contemporary dance. Laminated match up task cards used for this task (available separately). Lesson 3 also available - named practitioners.
A-Level Dance Group Choreography Lessons 2017-18
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A-Level Dance Group Choreography Lessons 2017-18

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This PowerPoint covers three lessons, workshopping the 3 group choreography questions: Characteristic features of the American Pop Art Movement Different stages of sleep Characteristics of one or more body/bodies of water Includes set choreographic tasks which can be used for mock group choreography before starting the exam questions.
Rooster Section 2 Lady Jane (A-Level A Level Dance)
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Rooster Section 2 Lady Jane (A-Level A Level Dance)

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Detailed PowerPoint discussing Lady Jane including subject matter, actions, space, dancers, choreographic devices, costume, accompaniment, direct correlation between accompaniment and movement, lighting, set and props. Includes a completed example features table within the PowerPoint and a blank table for student analysis task. Currently making PowerPoints for every section of Rooster in a similar format and they will be bundled at a discount price. Please note: resources should not download with muddled images as the preview shows. If you decide to use please leave feedback for my resources! Thank you.
Independent Contemporary Dance Scene in Britain Lesson 3 - Named Practitioners
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Independent Contemporary Dance Scene in Britain Lesson 3 - Named Practitioners

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Covers 5 named practitioners of ICDSIB 2000+ as a general overview with A3 analysis sheets for each one: Jasmin Vardimon Includes interview link, and 3 video links to watch and discuss her general style and which key contemporary dance characteristics she uses. Looks at 7734 (2010) in a little more detail with interview, then generic viewing of Park (2014) and Medusa (2018) Hofesh Shetcher Includes interview link, and 3 video links to watch and discuss his general style and which key contemporary dance characteristics he uses. Looks at Grand Finale (2017) in a little more detail with interview, then generic viewing of Barbarians (2015) and Show (2018) Shobana Jeyasingh Includes interview link, and 3 video links to watch and discuss her general style and which key contemporary dance characteristics she uses. Looks at Contagion (2018) in a little more detail with interview, then generic viewing of Faultline (2008) and Bayadere (2017) For Akram Khan and Matthew Bourne, only one example is looked at this lesson as these are the two I am focusing on as their key practitioners, and so they are both on one A3 sheet which can be used again later to compare: Matthew Bourne Includes interview link discussing The Car Man (2000) Akram Khan Includes interview and video links discussing Vertical Road (2010)
AS Dance Solo Choreography Lessons 2017-18 (A-Level A Level)
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AS Dance Solo Choreography Lessons 2017-18 (A-Level A Level)

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This PowerPoint covers six lessons, workshopping the 3 solo choreography questions: Different types of symmetry in geometry ‘A Short Story of Falling’ poem by Alice Oswald functions and symbolism linked to the Roman God Janus 3 choreography lessons Includes set choreographic tasks which can be used for mock solo choreography before starting the exam questions.
History of Ballet Lesson AS A-level Dance
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History of Ballet Lesson AS A-level Dance

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Standard history of ballet lesson in preparation for American Modern Pioneers of Dance (also in my shop) to provide context and history before leading into Rambert AoS and ICDSIB AoS. Includes videos embedded in the PowerPoint, mini tasks, match-up cards which require cutting out before the lesson (recommend laminating them so you can use them year on year), and a ballet terminology homework booklet (which is tested in the American Modern Pioneers of Dance lesson)
American Pioneers of Modern Dance Lesson AS A-Level
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American Pioneers of Modern Dance Lesson AS A-Level

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Context and history in preparation for discussing Rambert and/or the Independent contemporary dance scene in Britain. Follows my history of ballet lesson therefore has a starter and plenary task which references ballet - feel free to edit these if they are not relevant to you. Covers Isadora Duncan, Ruth St Denis and Ted Shawn ‘Denishawn’, Martha Graham, Lester Horton, Jose Limon and Merce Cunningham. Also has a slide covering Graham technique which I will use alongside teaching a short Graham style workshop.