Australian Curriculum Categories

ACADAR008

Identify how the elements of dance and production elements express ideas in dance they make, perform and experience as audience, including exploration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander dance

Elaborations

  • identifying meaning and describing purposes in dances from different social, cultural or historical contexts such as dances that include digital, visual or theatrical elements (Skills: Literacy, Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Capability, Critical and Creative Thinking)
  • comparing the expectations and requirements of performers and audience in different cultural settings (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Personal and Social Capability, Intercultural Understanding)
  • Considering viewpoints - societies and cultures: For example - Do you recognise new movements in the dance? Why do you think people from different cultures dance? Where are these dances performed?)
  • examining dances in their community and comparing them to other dances of different peoples, times and cultures (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Personal and Social Capability, Intercultural Understanding)
  • Considering viewpoints - meanings and interpretations: For example - Is there a story in the dance? How are you using grouping or pathways to communicate ideas or intentions in your dance? (Skills: Critical and Creative Thinking)
  • writing about and discussing with others the meaning and intended purposes of their own dance using dance terminology (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Personal and Social Capability)

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