Literacy Integration – 1

1A. Warm up:

The teacher briefly introduces herself and tries to know how much the students know about dance. She goes over classroom rules such as: every student needing to respect each other and how everyone is of importance. The teacher then teaches them how to show respect through movements.

First Grade Lesson #1: Warm Up

1B. Vocabulary:

Students learn about basic vocabularies such as the meaning of the word “action” and how it is a verb describing what you do. Later, the teacher goes over axial movements and shows the students how they can integrate into different moves.

First Grade #1: Vocabulary

1C. Modeling: 

Students get a chance to integrate music into dance moves they have previously learned. They also learn how to dance with rhyme.

First Grade Lesson #1: Modeling

1D. Guided Practice: 

Students learn different verbs including the differences between loco-motor actions and axial actions. They also learn about the differences between hopping and leaping and how to keep a safe distance while doing these activities.

First Grade Lesson #1: Guided Practice

1E. Debrief & Evaluation: 

The teacher reminds the students about their homework and also summarizes what they did in class today.

First Grade Lesson #1: Debrief & Evaluation

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