Artists in the Classroom (10-11)

“Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.” - Pablo Picasso

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Jai Ho

Dance standards addressed in this dance:

Pre K:
1.0 ARTISTIC PERCEPTION
Development of Motor Skills and Technical Expertise
1.1 Move in a variety of directed ways.
1.2 Imitate the movements shown.

5.0 CONNECTIONS, RELATIONSHIPS, APPLICATIONS
Connections and Applications Across Disciplines
5.1 Participate in dance games, sing songs, recite poems, and tell stories from countries around the world.

Kindergarten:
1.0 ARTISTIC PERCEPTION
Comprehension and Analysis of Dance Elements
1.3 Understand and respond to a wide range of opposites (e.g., high/low, forward/backward, wiggle/freeze).

Grade 1:
1.0 ARTISTIC PERCEPTION
Comprehension and Analysis of Dance Elements
1.3 Name basic locomotor and axial movements (e.g., skip, slide, stretch, roll).

3.0 HISTORICAL AND CULTURAL CONTEXT
Development of Dance
3.1 Name and perform folk/traditional dances from other countries.
3.2 Describe aspects of the style, costumes, and music of a dance.

5.0 CONNECTIONS, RELATIONSHIPS, APPLICATIONS
Connections and Applications Across Disciplines
5.2 Give examples of how dance relates to other subjects (e.g., mathematics shape, counting; language arts beginning, middle, and end).

Grade 2:
1.0 ARTISTIC PERCEPTION
Development of Motor Skills and Technical Expertise
1.1 Show a variety of combinations of basic locomotor skills (e.g., walk and run, gallop and jump, hop and skip, slide and roll).
1.2 Show a variety of combinations of axial movements (e.g., swing and balanced shapes, turn and stretch, bend and twist).

Comprehension and Analysis of Dance Elements
1.3 Perform short movement problems, emphasizing the element of time (e.g., varied tempos, rhythmic patterns, counting).

3.0 HISTORICAL AND CULTURAL CONTEXT
Development of Dance
3.1 Name and perform social and traditional dances from various cultures.
3.3 Name and perform rhythms from different cultures (e.g., through clapping, stamping, using whole body movement).

Grade 3:
1.0 ARTISTIC PERCEPTION
Development of Motor Skills and Technical Expertise
1.1 Combine and perform basic locomotor skills, moving on a specific pathway (e.g., skip in circles, slide in zigzags, run in a variety of linear paths). Combine and perform locomotor and axial movements (e.g., walk and turn, stretch and slide).
1.2 Demonstrate the ability to start, change, and stop movement.

2.0 CREATIVE EXPRESSION
Development of Partner and Group Skills
2.7 Demonstrate a variety of partner skills (e.g., imitation, leading/following, mirroring).

Grade 4:
1.0 ARTISTIC PERCEPTION
Development of Motor Skills and Technical Expertise
1.1 Demonstrate mental concentration and physical control in performing dance skills.
1.2 Demonstrate the ability to use smooth transitions when connecting one movement phrase to another.

2.0 CREATIVE EXPRESSION
Development of Partner and Group Skills
2.7 Demonstrate additional partner and group skills (e.g., imitating, leading/following, mirroring, calling/responding, echoing).

3.0 HISTORICAL AND CULTURAL CONTEXT
Development of Dance
3.1 Perform and identify dances from various countries with different arrangements of dancers (e.g., lines, circles, couples).


Grade 5:
1.0 ARTISTIC PERCEPTION
Development of Motor Skills and Technical Expertise
1.1 Demonstrate focus, physical control (e.g., proper alignment, balance), and coordination in performing locomotor and axial movement.
1.2 Name and use a wide variety of movements (e.g., isolations/whole body).

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Links and Downloadables

Music:
Artist: A.R. Rahman
Song: Jai Ho
Time: 5:20
From: Slumdog Millionaire
Download Jai Ho from iTunes
Listen to Jai Ho on Youtube
Choreographic Research on Jai Ho

Choreography Notes for students and teachers:
Jai Ho steps - written words only
Jai Ho steps - picture dance notes

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