Compassion

LESSON FOUR   The Raft

Element of Compassion: attitudes, positivity   

  

Dance Content: Space (spatial relationships, body relationships)

The students will:

  • discuss the value of sharing and giving.

  • memorize short dance phrases.

  • create short choreographic phrases.

  • teach phrases to others as a way of sharing.

 

Lesson 4 is based on the book "The Raft," lesson 4 serves to teach the dance element of space along with the compassion element of having a postive attitude. Students do an improvisation in which they explore how movement associated with different attitudes makes them feel. The lesson culminates with a group choreography activity in which students will create their own choreography to demonstrate a change in attitude that becomes positive.

Dance