Literacy Integration – 6

6A. Introduction Model Guided Practice:

The students act as Roxanne’s mirror copying every movement she does without talking. After the students use their imagination to make movements with their body.

First Grade Lesson #6: Introduction Model Guided Practice

6B. Dancing:

The students use their imagination to make both smooth and sharp movements. For example they imagine they are dolphins swimming smoothly in the ocean or they use sharp body movements by acting as robots.

First Grade Lesson #6: Dancing 

6C. Extension Discussion:

The teacher plays a ballet story film called, “The Firebird” in order for the students to see different dance movements the dancers chose in the movie, to tell the story. After the movie, Roxanne discusses the story to the students, to help them make their own story using their body.

First Grade Lesson #6: Discussion Model 2