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Topic: Rhythm and tempo in dance  

Dance

 Standard 1.  Identifies and demonstrates movement elements and skills in performing dance
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 3.Understands various complex time elements (e.g., duple and triple meters and tempi varied in relation to a basic pulse)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands movement in duple and triple meters
     2.Understands the measure of tempi varied in relation to a basic pulse
   Benchmark 4.Creates and performs combinations and variations in a broad dynamic range (e.g., sustained, percussive, vibratory, swing)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Creates and performs combinations in a broad dynamic range
     2.Creates and performs variations in a broad dynamic range
     3.Uses a broad range of dynamic qualities, including sustained, percussive, vibratory, and swing