Elements of dance, movement, the compositional process and safe dance practice posters (PDF 1.87MB) are available to print and display in your classroom.
Sample unit – study of dance
The following sample unit introduces students to the study of dance as an art form. It is designed to be the first unit of work taught in Term 1 and expected to last approximately 4 weeks.
The following websites may be useful resources for teachers of dance.
Ballet companies operates as a springboard to more than 3000 international dance and ballet websites including sites devoted to ballet companies, styles of dance, societies, choreographers, historical links and notable dancers.
The Dance Instruction Manual page on Renaissance dance traces the development of dance from the Renaissance to the 20th century with reference to the changes in style, steps and etiquette. Also included are several hyperlinks to additional sources and references.
Explore Dance is a web magazine that explores trends and important ideas which lie at the heart of dance. It contains a variety of resources including articles and photo essays of artists such as Martha Graham and Alvin Ailey.