Building Cultural Awareness Through Dance
Lesson Objective: Explore dances from around the world
Grades 6-8 / Arts / Dance

Thought starters

  1. How does Ms. Acheampong incorporate students' interests into the lesson?
  2. What can you learn from Ms. Acheampong about organizing research projects?
  3. Notice how students reflect on this lesson. What have they learned?
11 Comments
In preschool we put on music and watch the children make up there own dance ,I will try and use the different type of music after watching this video to put on different culture dance to see if they will change there different movement because of the different culture music.
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Thank you for the warm and positive comments! It's nice to see this footage is still a valuable tool today (: Ten years in, dance education is a great way to inspire all grades! A.
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Love this. A great way to learn and better understand other cultures. Will definitely incorporate this into my dance classes.
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Brilliant! Thank you!
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What a wonderful lesson! I've been inspired and I'll teach something similar to my dance class this term. thank you so much!!
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