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Sam's Dance Resources

Spend less time planning and more time enjoying teaching by downloading my tried and tested Dance resources. Choose from individual resources or make great savings with my bundle offers! I am a secondary school Dance teacher and have been teaching Dance since 2012. During my teaching career I have also had the pleasure of teaching Dance in primary schools and have trained both primary and secondary school teachers. Happy Browsing!

Spend less time planning and more time enjoying teaching by downloading my tried and tested Dance resources. Choose from individual resources or make great savings with my bundle offers! I am a secondary school Dance teacher and have been teaching Dance since 2012. During my teaching career I have also had the pleasure of teaching Dance in primary schools and have trained both primary and secondary school teachers. Happy Browsing!
KS4 GCSE Dance Component 2 Revision Bundle

KS4 GCSE Dance Component 2 Revision Bundle

This Bundle is for teachers of GCSE dance, delivering revision session in preparation for the written exam (component 2). The bundle contains: Dance appreciation walking talking mock (3 lessons/3 hours) Component 2 performance skills (2 lessons/2 hours) Component 2 choreography (1 lesson/1 hour) Component 2 – Section C (1 lesson/1 hour) Component 2 – Section C: Choreographic Devices and Intent within the Anthology (1 lesson/1 hour) Component 2 - Section C: 12 mark questions (1 lesson/1 hour) Please see each individual resource for more information. Enjoy!
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KS3 Dance Bundle - 48 Lessons of Dance!

KS3 Dance Bundle - 48 Lessons of Dance!

This bundle is for teachers of KS3 Dance. There are 8 SOL in total, each including 6 lesson delivery PowerPoints complete with resources. Please see individual resources for more information. :)
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Y10 GCSE Dance: A years’ worth of teaching resources!!

Y10 GCSE Dance: A years’ worth of teaching resources!!

This Bundle is for teachers of GCSE dance teaching GCSE Dance to Y10 pupils. It includes everything you need to prepare your Year 10s for Year 11. Each 6 week SOW focuses on one of the professional works from the GCSE Dance anthology; exploring the professional work through choreography, performance and appreciation tasks (following the advice from AQA). This bundle is tried and tested as it is the second year that I have used the included resources. I am proud to say that my pupils have enjoyed the variety of tasks included and have felt confident completing year 10 in preparation for Year 11. The SOW should be followed in the following order: 1st Half term – Emancipation of Expressionism 2nd Half term – Artificial Things 3rd Half Term – Shadows 4th Half Term – A Linha Curva 5th Half term – Infra 6th Half Term – Within Her Eyes Please see individual resources for more information. I hope this bundle provides GCSE Dance teachers with less time planning and more time enjoying teaching. :)
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KS4 GCSE Dance: Within Her Eyes 6 Week Delivery PowerPoint and Resources

KS4 GCSE Dance: Within Her Eyes 6 Week Delivery PowerPoint and Resources

This KS4 GCSE Dance: Within Her Eyes 6 Week delivery PowerPoint is for teachers of AQA GCSE Dance. It is designed to be taught in the 6th half term of Year 10 (after teaching Emancipation of Expressionism, Artificial Things, Shadows A Linha Curva and Infra) following the advice from AQA. It is to be used with AQA’s resources such as the Within Her Eyes fact file and video links. Within the 6 week delivery PowerPoint there are theory and practical lessons to explore the professional work of Within Her Eyes. Each lesson comes with lesson starters in the form of ‘bell activities’/’Talking Points’ and lesson objectives. Homework tasks and all resources needed for this PowerPoint are included. Although the main theme of this delivery PowerPoint is Within Her Eyes, this SOW also includes teaching the Shift set phrase. Please note that the anthology megamix that is mentioned in the SOW refers to an audio file (included) that is a mix of the music used in all 6 anthology pieces. In my previous SOW (Infra) pupils created a megamix dance that included key motifs from the anthology to help pupils remember them. In this SOW pupils create the last section (Within Her Eyes) – If you have not purchased my KS4 Infra SOW, you can simply use the Within Her Eyes section of the megamix to choreograph a short within Her Eyes piece in isolation from the megamix dance itself. Enjoy!
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Y10 GCSE Dance: A years’ worth of teaching resources!!

Y10 GCSE Dance: A years’ worth of teaching resources!!

This Bundle is for teachers of GCSE dance teaching GCSE Dance to Y10 pupils. It includes everything you need to prepare your Year 10s for Year 11. Each 6 week SOW focuses on one of the professional works from the GCSE Dance anthology; exploring the professional work through choreography, performance and appreciation tasks (following the advice from AQA). This bundle is tried and tested as it is the second year that I have used the included resources. I am proud to say that my pupils have enjoyed the variety of tasks included and have felt confident completing year 10 in preparation for Year 11. The SOW should be followed in the following order: 1st Half term – Emancipation of Expressionism 2nd Half term – Artificial Things 3rd Half Term – Shadows 4th Half Term – A Linha Curva 5th Half term – Infra 6th Half Term – Within Her Eyes Please see individual resources for more information. I hope this bundle provides GCSE Dance teachers with less time planning and more time enjoying teaching. :)
samjball
KS4 GCSE Dance: Infra 6 Week delivery PowerPoint and Resources

KS4 GCSE Dance: Infra 6 Week delivery PowerPoint and Resources

This KS4 GCSE Dance: Infra 6 Week delivery PowerPoint is for teachers of AQA GCSE Dance. It is designed to be taught in the fifth half term of Year 10 (after teaching Emancipation of Expressionism, Artificial Things, Shadows and A Linha Curva) following the advice from AQA. It is to be used with AQA’s resources such as the Infra fact file and video links. Within the 6 week delivery PowerPoint there are theory and practical lessons to explore the professional work of Infra. Each lesson comes with lesson starters in the form of ‘bell activities’/’Talking Points’ and lesson objectives. Homework tasks and all resources needed for this PowerPoint are included. Although the main theme of this delivery PowerPoint is Infra, this SOW begins by teaching pupils a set phrase mega mix (music included) in which all sections of the dance anthology are represented (ignore the ‘Within Her Eyes’ music at the end of the mix. That comes later in the ‘Within Her Eyes SOW’). The point of this is to recap the 5 anthology dances studied so far, looking at the key motifs in each. Breathe is also introduced at the end of the SOW.
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KS2 Dance -  Bollywood SOW – 6x50min lesson plans and resources

KS2 Dance - Bollywood SOW – 6x50min lesson plans and resources

This resource is for KS2 teachers teaching dance through the Physical Education part of the national curriculum during the topic of India (or any topic connected to India, celebration, different cultures etc). Within this resource there are 6 detailed 50 min lesson plans including: Aims and objectives, equipment needed, descriptions of activities (starter, warm up, main activity, plenary etc), Organisation information and ‘coaching’ points. For music I use ‘Jai Ho’ by the Pussycat Dolls https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yc5OyXmHD0w
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KS2 Dance -  Dancing Rhythms SOW – 6x50min lesson plans and resources

KS2 Dance - Dancing Rhythms SOW – 6x50min lesson plans and resources

This resource is for KS2 teachers teaching dance through the Physical Education part of the national curriculum during the topic of South Africa (or any topic connected to South Africa, slave trade, communication etc). Within this resource there are 6 detailed 50 min lesson plans including: Aims and objectives, equipment needed, descriptions of activities (starter, warm up, main activity, plenary etc), Organisation information and ‘coaching’ points. For music I use ‘DJEMBE…The Power of Tribal Drums’ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zxKHN0HSuzA
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KS2 Dance -  Greek SOW – 6x50min lesson plans and resources

KS2 Dance - Greek SOW – 6x50min lesson plans and resources

This resource is for KS2 teachers teaching dance through the Physical Education part of the national curriculum during the topic of Greece (or any topic connected to Greece, celebration, different cultures etc). Within this resource there are 6 detailed 50 min lesson plans including: Aims and objectives, equipment needed, descriptions of activities (starter, warm up, main activity, plenary etc), Organisation information and ‘coaching’ points. For music I use ‘Zorba The Greek – Sirtaki’ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dzlcxN0lxSo
samjball
KS2 Dance -  World Wars SOW – 6x50min lesson plans and resources

KS2 Dance - World Wars SOW – 6x50min lesson plans and resources

This resource is for KS2 teachers teaching dance through the Physical Education part of the national curriculum during any topic connected to war and battle. Within this resource there are 6 detailed 50 min lesson plans including: Aims and objectives, equipment needed, descriptions of activities (starter, warm up, main activity, plenary etc), Organisation information and ‘coaching’ points. For music I use ‘Olly Murs - Army of Two’ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0zk2PCti8-c
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KS2 Dance -  Rock and Roll SOW – 6x60min lesson plans and resources

KS2 Dance - Rock and Roll SOW – 6x60min lesson plans and resources

This resource is for KS2 teachers teaching dance through the Physical Education part of the national curriculum during any topic connected to America, celebration, famous people etc). Within this resource there are 6 detailed 60 min lesson plans including: Aims and objectives, equipment needed, descriptions of activities (starter, warm up, main activity, plenary etc), Organisation information and ‘coaching’ points. For music I use ‘Jail House Rock’ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=plaDFJpOfMs
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KS4 AQA GCSE Dance Revision – Component 2: 12 mark questions

KS4 AQA GCSE Dance Revision – Component 2: 12 mark questions

KS4 AQA GCSE Dance Revision – Component 2: 12 mark questions This resource has been designed for teachers of GCSE dance revising the dance anthology in preparation for the written exam. This lesson has been created to provide a way for dance students to revise in a fun and interactive way. There are many ways to use this resource: Make it into a game: print out the 1st slide and cut the boxes out. Pupils can pick the boxes at random and have a go at answering the questions on the second slide. Differentiation: You can pre pick the questions prior to the lesson based on your pupil’s strengths and areas of weakness to challenge your pupils appropriately. Print out the 2nd slide for them with their differentiated question on. Whole class activity: As a class decide on a question to tackle and discuss the question together before allowing the pupils to have a go at writing their answers. Homework revision: Print out the PowerPoint for your pupils to allow them to practice the 12 mark questions at home. Enjoy!
samjball
Y9 GCSE Dance Taster: Choreography 12 lesson delivery PowerPoint and Resources

Y9 GCSE Dance Taster: Choreography 12 lesson delivery PowerPoint and Resources

This year 9 GCSE Dance Taster: Choreography 12 lesson delivery PowerPoint has been created for teachers of Dance preparing their Year 9 pupils for GCSE. During lessons 1-6, pupils will explore a variety of different stimuli used in choreography e.g. 2D art and text. Pupils will learn how to create and develop motifs based on a stimulus, structure their choreographies and experimenting with choreographic devices. During lessons 7-12, pupils will choose from a list of stimuli (based on the actual GCSE component 1 exam paper), take part in research tasks and choreograph their own group choreography. At the end of the SOW, pupils will be assessed using the GCSE choreography mark sheet. Each lesson comes with starters (bell activities) and lesson objectives. The SOW also includes: Homework 1 – Choreography exam style questions (based on section A of the written dance exam paper) Homework 2 – Programme note with examples. Choreography help sheet (I advise printing this out back to back and laminating for each group) Research task (theory lesson). Please note, the video included in the PowerPoint is from Eaqa. You can use your own example video if you prefer.
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Year 9 GCSE Dance Taster: Anthology 14 lesson delivery PowerPoint and resources

Year 9 GCSE Dance Taster: Anthology 14 lesson delivery PowerPoint and resources

This year 9 GCSE Dance Taster: Anthology 14 lesson delivery PowerPoint has been created for teachers of Dance preparing their Year 9 pupils for GCSE. Within this SOW pupils will explore key motifs within each of the 6 GCSE dance anthology professional works: A Linha Curva Emancipation of Expressionism Artificial Things Shadows Infra Within Her Eyes I have included a music file within this resource which is a ‘megamix’ of clips from the 6 anthology works. Using the motifs from the anthology, a dance megamix can be choreographed to the music. I used this as a performance piece with my school performance evening. Each lesson comes with starters (bell activities) and lesson objectives. The SOW also includes a written homework task.
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Year 9 GCSE Dance Taster Bundle (38 Lessons!)

Year 9 GCSE Dance Taster Bundle (38 Lessons!)

This Bundle is for teachers of Dance preparing their Year 9 pupils for GCSE. The bundle contains: Y9 GCSE Dance Taster: Performance Breathe (6 lessons) Y9 GCSE Dance Taster: Performance Shift (6 lessons) Y9 GCSE Dance Taster: Choreography (12 lessons) Y9 GCSE Dance Taster: Anthology (14 lessons) Please see each individual resource for more information.
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KS2 Dance Bundle – 30 Lessons of Dance!

KS2 Dance Bundle – 30 Lessons of Dance!

This KS2 Dance Bundle includes 5 SOW: Rock and Roll Bollywood Greek Dancing Rhythms World Wars Each SOW includes 6 detailed lesson plans including: Aims and objectives, equipment needed, descriptions of activities (starter, warm up, main activity, plenary etc), Organisation information and ‘coaching’ points. Song recommendations are also given with links to the song on YouTube. For more information, see the individual SOW. Enjoy!
samjball
KS4 GCSE Dance: A Linha Curva 6 Week delivery PowerPoint and Resources

KS4 GCSE Dance: A Linha Curva 6 Week delivery PowerPoint and Resources

This KS4 GCSE Dance: A Linha Curva 6 Week delivery PowerPoint is for teachers of AQA GCSE Dance. It is designed to be taught in the fourth half term of Year 10 (after teaching Emancipation, Expressionism, Artificial Things and Shadows) following the advice from AQA. It is to be used with AQA’s resources such as their A Linha Curva fact file and video links. Within the 6 week delivery PowerPoint there are theory and practical lessons to explore the professional work of A Linha Curva. Each lesson comes with lesson starters in the form of ‘bell activities’/’Talking Points’ and lesson objectives. Homework tasks and all resources needed for this PowerPoint are included.
samjball
KS1 Dance - Rainforest topic - Celebrations SOW

KS1 Dance - Rainforest topic - Celebrations SOW

This resource is for KS1 teachers teaching dance through the Physical Education part of the national curriculum during the topic of Rainforests (or any topic connected to rainforests, Brazil, carnival or celebration). Within this resource there are 6 detailed 50 min lesson plans including: Aims and objectives, equipment needed, descriptions of activities (starter, warm up, main activity, plenary etc), Organisation information and ‘coaching’ points. Included are pictures of rainforest animals that I printed out and laminated to make ‘rainforest animal cards’ that are needed in the lessons. I used rainforest sounds with the delivery of the SOW: For the dance routine itself I used ‘Beautiful Creatures’ from the Rio 2 soundtrack: Enjoy!
samjball
KS1 Dance - Caribbean topic – Caribbean Calypso SOW

KS1 Dance - Caribbean topic – Caribbean Calypso SOW

This resource is for KS1 teachers teaching dance through the Physical Education part of the national curriculum during the topic of the Caribbean (or any topic connected to the Caribbean, holidays or Zumba). Within this resource there are 6 detailed 50 min lesson plans including: Aims and objectives, equipment needed, descriptions of activities (starter, warm up, main activity, plenary etc), Organisation information and ‘coaching’ points. For the dance routine I used ‘Baila Pa Emociona Calypso’ Enjoy!
samjball
KS1 Dance – Liverpool Local History topic – The Beatles Rock and Roll SOW

KS1 Dance – Liverpool Local History topic – The Beatles Rock and Roll SOW

This resource is for KS1 teachers teaching dance through the Physical Education part of the national curriculum during the topic of Local History (or any topic connected to Liverpool, The Beatles and Rock and Roll). Within this resource there are 6 detailed 50 min lesson plans including: Aims and objectives, equipment needed, descriptions of activities (starter, warm up, main activity, plenary etc), Organisation information and ‘coaching’ points. Music I used: I Saw Her Standing There: Rock and Roll Music: Twist and Shout: Enjoy!
samjball
KS1 Dance – Sea Creatures topic – Under the Sea SOW

KS1 Dance – Sea Creatures topic – Under the Sea SOW

This resource is for KS1 teachers teaching dance through the Physical Education part of the national curriculum during the topic of Sea Creatures (or any topic connected to Sea Creatures, Oceans, Water). Within this resource there are 6 detailed 50 min lesson plans including: Aims and objectives, equipment needed, descriptions of activities (starter, warm up, main activity, plenary etc), Organisation information and ‘coaching’ points. Included are pictures of sea creatures in well-known children’s films that I printed out and laminated to make ‘Sea Creature Picture cards’ that are needed within the lessons. Background music: For the dance routine itself I used ‘Under the Sea’ from The Little Mermaid soundtrack: Enjoy!
samjball
KS1 Dance Bundle - 36 Lessons of Dance!

KS1 Dance Bundle - 36 Lessons of Dance!

This bundle is for KS1 teachers teaching dance through the Physical Education part of the national curriculum. SOW: Caribbean Calypso (Caribbean/Holidays topic) Celebrations (Rainforest topic) The Beatles Rock and Roll (Liverpool Local History topic) Under the Sea (Sea Creatures topic) Titanic Waltz (Titanic topic) Toys (Toys/Christmas topic) Each SOW has 6 detailed lesson plans including: Aims and objectives, equipment needed, descriptions of activities (starter, warm up, main activity, plenary etc), Organisation information and ‘coaching’ points. Also Included are: Picture card resources (needs printing and laminating) Video tutorials needed for some steps YouTube links to music needed Enjoy!
samjball
KS1 Dance – Titanic topic – Titanic Waltz SOW

KS1 Dance – Titanic topic – Titanic Waltz SOW

This resource is for KS1 teachers teaching dance through the Physical Education part of the national curriculum during the topic of the Titanic (or any topic connected to the Titanic, Liverpool, Belfast, Waltz). Within this resource there are 6 detailed 50 min lesson plans including: Aims and objectives, equipment needed, descriptions of activities (starter, warm up, main activity, plenary etc), Organisation information and ‘coaching’ points. Performance music ‘The Wedding Dance Waltz’: Enjoy!
samjball