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Standards for the lesson plan
Dance: Dance Around the World

  • Dance (5-8) Standard 3: Understanding dance as a way to create and communicate meaning
  • Dance (5-8) Standard 5: Demonstrating and understanding dance in various cultures and historical periods
  • Foreign Language III (5-8) Standard 4: Understanding traditional ideas and perspectives, institutions, professions, literary and artistic expressions, and other components of the target culture
From National Standards for Arts Education. Copyright © 1994 by Music Educators National Conference (MENC). Used by permission. The complete National Arts Standards and additional materials relating to the Standards are available from MENC -- The National Association for Music Education, 1806 Robert Fulton Drive, Reston, VA 20191. http://www.menc.org/publication/books/standards.htm