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Dance

Standard 2.Understands choreographic principles, processes, and structures
  Level Pre-K (Grade Pre-K)
   1. Not appropriate for this level
  Level II (Grade K-4)
   1. Creates a sequence with a beginning, middle, and ending
   2. Improvises, creates, and performs dances based on personal ideas and concepts from other sources
   3. Knows how improvisation is used to discover and invent movement and to solve movement problems
   4. Creates a dance phrase (e.g., a brief sequence of related movements that has a sense of rhythmic completion), repeats it, and varies it (e.g., makes changes in the time, space, force/energy)
   5. Uses partner skills such as copying, leading and following, and mirroring
  Level III (Grade 5-8)
   1. Understands the principles of contrast and transition
   2. Understands the processes of reordering (e.g., elements, such as specific movements or movement phrases, are separated from their original relationship and restructured in a different pattern) and chance (e.g., elements are specifically chosen and defined but randomly structured to create a dance or movement phrase)
   3. Understands structures or forms such as AB, ABA, canon, call and response, and narrative
   4. Uses partner skills such as creating contrasting and complementary shapes and taking and supporting weight
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   1. Knows how improvisation is used to generate movement for choreography
   2. Understands structures or forms such as palindrome, theme and variation, rondo, round, and contemporary forms
   3. Identifies choreographic principles, processes, and structures used in dance