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Lesson Plan

Dance: Cultural Dance Festival
Subject: Art
Grade span: K to 3
Duration: 45-60 minutes
This lesson was excerpted from the Afterschool Training Toolkit under the promising practice: Involving Families and Communities


This lesson is one example of how you can implement the practice of Involving Families and Communities. In this activity, you will organize a cultural dance festival to help students and parents learn more about the dances of various cultures.

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