Arts Education (2017) Grade(s): KG - Dance


Identify an emotion that is experienced when watching, improvising, or performing dance and relate it to a personal experience.

Unpacked Content

Essential Questions

EU: As dance is experienced, all personal experiences, knowledge, and context are integrated and synthesized to interpret meaning.
EQ: How does dance deepen our understanding of ourselves, other knowledge, and events around us?

Skills Examples

  • Recognize how dancers interact with each other and their emotions when they dance together.
  • Utilize texture in a painting to inspire movement quality.
  • Describe the levels created by peers in an improvisation or dance phrase.


  • Relate personal experience to dance.
  • Integrate other art disciplines in dance.
  • Elements of Dance
  • Dance Literacy

Anchor Standards

Anchor Standard 10: Synthesize and relate knowledge and personal experiences.