Dance Units for Middle School

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Includes teaching scripts with key words for instruction directed to children.

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A tested tool for teachers with little to no dance training, this text offers units on improvisation, dance for athletes, and jazz dance. It includes a music CD and a DVD with video demonstration.

Improve Academic Achievement

Studies show there is a strong relationship between arts and academic achievement. This text helps P.E. PE teachers that aren’t as familiar with dance still be successful at teaching a unit, giving students a new way to exercise their brains and improve their overall performance in class.

All You Need to Begin

The book was written by Judi Fey with the idea of making an instructional book ideal for teachers without dance training. The book takes a student-directed approach, allowing them to create their own projects. Included is everything you need to facilitate dance units, including teachers’ scripts, strategies for facilitating dance, a DVD with 77 reproducibles and video demonstrations for all skills, a music CD that gives you plenty of appropriate accompanying music, and three 3 complete dance units for grades 6 through 8. Each unit includes eight 8 or nine 9 age-appropriate lessons, rubrics, objectives, warm-ups, information on physical and cognitive development, and scripted lesson plans.


This book features 3 units, each of which contains a variety of lessons.

  • Preface
    • Acknowledgements
    • Using This Book, DVD, and CD To Teach Dance
    • DVD Contents
    • CD Contents
  • Unit I: Improvisation
  • Unit II: Dance for Athletes
  • Unit III: Jazz Dance
  • You Made It! Now What?
  • Resources
  • About the Author

Book is 192 pages.