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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
   Level III (Grade 5-8)
  Benchmark 1.Understands various movements and their underlying principles (e.g., alignment, balance, initiation of movement, articulation of isolated body parts, weight shift, elevation and landing, fall and recovery)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  principles of movement
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Understands the underlying principles of various movements   
  2. Understands the importance of alignment in movement   
  3. Understands the importance of balance in movement   
  4. Understands the importance of movement initiation    
  5. Understands the importance of articulating isolated body parts   
  6. Understands the importance of weight shifts in movement   
  7. Understands the importance of elevation and landing in movement   
  8. Understands the importance of fall and recovery in movement   

Citation Log: BD(AE,39;​CI,19;​NE,59)
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