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 Unit Details

Unit Title
Rhythm and Dance
Unit Number
4
Course
Sixth Grade Physical Education/Health
Content Area
Physical Education - Health
Description
Students will demonstrate various dance forms and activities and understand the benefits as a lifetime activity.
Timeline
1 Day(s)
Enduring Understandings
Rhythm depends on beat, has speed and length, and is organized by sound and movements.
Dance can help create movements which express ideas and emotions


Essential Questions
How do we recognize rhythmic patterns?
How does our life reflect rhythm?
How do the elements of dance help to create a meaningful piece?
How do classroom experiences help to develop an understanding of the performances of others?




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Standard
Standard Component
  
exhibits responsible personal and social behavior that respects self and others
Unit 1
Students will develop and demonstrate responsible safety and social skills while participating in a variety of physical activity settings
Apply concepts about weather safety, exercise precautions during activities, and follow appropriate safety rules and use of equipment
Unit 3
Define terminology, explain and demonstrate how rules, safety and etiquette are important concepts in a variety of activities including individual, team, and recreational activities.
Students will develop and demonstrate responsible safety and social skills while participating in a variety of physical activity settings.
Model healthy communication skills through exchange of information, questions, and ideas while recognizing the perspective of others
Apply concepts about weather safety, exercise precautions during activities, and follow appropriate safety rules and use of equipment








  
  
Standard
Standard Component
  
Demonstrates competency in a variety of motor skills and movement patterns.


Unit 1
Identify critical elements to improve performance in selected skills.
Apply fundamental and sequential skills in game situations with increased proficiency.
Demonstrate skills successfully in modified games of increased complexity.
Identify, demonstrate, and describe reasons for using proper warm-up, cool-down, and appropriate attire in a physical activity setting
Model healthy communication skills through exchange of information, questions, and ideas while recognizing the perspective of others
Apply concepts about weather safety, exercise precautions during activities, and follow appropriate safety rules and use of equipment
Unit 2
Interpret personal health-related fitness assessments and determine which fitness components need improvement.
Describe target heart rate as it relates to cardio respiratory endurance.
Identify, demonstrate, and describe reasons for using proper warm-up, cool-down, and appropriate attire in a physical activity setting.
Unit 4
Exhibit basic dance skills and fundamentals while demonstrating various dance forms.
Demonstrate appropriate social skills while participation in dance activities, including etiquette and courtesies appropriate to various dance forms.


















  
 Applies knowledge of concepts, principles, strategies, and tactics related to movement and performance
Unit 1
Define terminology, explain and demonstrate how rules, safety and etiquette are important concepts in a variety of activities including individual, team, and recreational activities.
Students will develop and demonstrate responsible safety and social skills while participating in a variety of physical activity settings.
Model healthy communication skills through exchange of information, questions, and ideas while recognizing the perspective of others
Apply concepts about weather safety, exercise precautions during activities, and follow appropriate safety rules and use of equipment
Unit 2
Evaluate decision-making behaviors as they affect wellness.
Unit 4
Describe the benefits of dance as a lifetime activity as it relates to fitness
Define terminology, explain and demonstrate how rules, safety and etiquette are important concepts in a variety of activities including individual, team, and recreational activities










  
 Identify and demonstratE movement elements and skills in performing dance
Unit 4
Identify critical elements to improve performance in selected skills