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Topic: Historical and cultural context of dance 

Dance

 Standard 5.  Understands dance in various cultures and historical periods
  Level II (Grade K-4)
   Benchmark 2.Knows the cultural and/or historical context of various dances (e.g., colonial America, dances within one’s community)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows the cultural context of various dance forms
     2.Knows the historical context of various dance forms
     3.Knows the cultural and historical context of dances from colonial America
     4.Knows the cultural and historical context of dances within one’s community
  Level III (Grade 5-8)
   Benchmark 3.Knows the role of dance in various cultures and time periods
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows the role of dance in various cultures
     2.Knows the role of dance in various time periods
 Standard 6.  Understands connections between dance and healthful living
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 2.Understands contemporary images of the body in dance and how images of the body vary across cultures and through history
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands contemporary images of the body in dance
     2.Understands how images of the body vary across cultures
     3.Understands how images of the body vary through history