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 Standard 1.Identifies and demonstrates movement elements and skills in performing dance
Topics1. Locomotor and nonlocomotor movement skills; 2. Elements of dance; 3. Purpose and meaning in dance
   Level II (Grade K-4)
  Benchmark 8.Knows basic actions (e.g., skip, gallop) and movement elements (e.g., height of the dancer in relation to the floor, directions), and how they communicate ideas
   Vocabulary terms
A.  locomotor movement
B.  elements of movement
C.  communicating ideas through movement
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Knows a variety of basic actions, such as skipping or galloping   
  2. Knows a variety of basic movement elements, such as the height of the dancer in from the floor or directions   
  3. Knows how ideas are communicated through actions   
  4. Knows how ideas are communicated through movement elements   

Citation Log: BD(AE,23;​CI,16;​NE,58)
Citation reference
BD = benchmark, declarative
BP = benchmark, procedural
BC = benchmark, contextual

1st letter/number of each code in parentheses:
A   CNAEA: National Standards for Arts Education
C   California Visual/Performing Arts Framework
H   McGraw-Hill: Pre-Kindergarten Standards: Guidelines for Teaching and Learning
HS   Head Start: Child Outcomes Framework
IA   International Baccalaureate: Art/Design
IM   International Baccalaureate: Middle Years Arts
J   NJDOE: New Jersey Preschool Teaching and Learning Expectations
M   MENC: The School Music Program
N   NAEP: Arts Education Assessment Framework
U   United Kingdom: The review of the desirable outcomes for children’s learning

2nd letter code :
E = Explicitly stated in document
I = Implicit in document

Page number of the cited document