TEKS 6-8      
Return to Index
 
Print Preview

Dance TEKS Chart High School

Level I Level II Level III Level IV
Foundations: Perception. The student develops an awareness of the body's movement, using sensory information while dancing. The student is expected to:
demonstrate basic kinesthetic and spatial awareness individually and in groupsdemonstrate kinesthetic and spatial awareness individually and in groupsanalyze kinesthetic and spatial awareness individually and in groupsevaluate kinesthetic and spatial awareness individually and in groups
develop a comprehensive understanding of health, safety and wellness for dancersexpand a comprehensive understanding of health, safety and wellness for dancersdistinguish a comprehensive understanding of health, safety and wellness for dancersdevelop a working knowledge of health, safety and wellness for dancers
recognize knowledge of dance genres, styles, and vocabularydemonstrate effective knowledge of dance genres, styles, and vocabularycompare knowledge and skills of dance genres, styles, and vocabulary demonstrate and evaluate a working knowledge and skills of dance genres, styles and vocabulary
identify images found in the environment through movementinterpret details in movement in natural and constructed environmentdifferentiate designs and images in natural and constructed environmentcreate designs and images found in natural and constructed environment
Creative expression: artistic process. The student develops knowledge and skills of dance elements, choreographic processes, and forms in a variety of dancer genres and styles. The student is expected to:
explain basic principles of proper body alignmentexpand a comprehensive understanding of principles of proper body alignmentcreate dance studies using original movement based on theme and variationcreate and improvise dance studies using original movement based on theme and variation to successfully communicate an idea
explore, improvise, and demonstrate original movement during the creative processexplore, improvise, and perform original movement during the creative processexperiment, improvise, and perform original movement during the creative process improvise, construct, and evaluate original movement studies
express ideas and emotions through movementexpand the expression of ideas and emotions through movement compare and contrast the expression of ideas and emotions through movementevaluate the expression of ideas and emotions through movement
create basic compositional forms using fundamental dance elements for choreographic processescreate enhanced compositional forms using fundamental dance elements for choreographic processesdifferentiate compositional forms using intermediate dance elements for choreographic processesdesign compositional forms implementing advanced dance elements for choreographic processes
Creative expression: performance. The student develops knowledge and execution of technical dance skills and a variety of dance genres and styles through performing. The student is expected to:
perform memorized movement sequences with rhythmical accuracy in dance genres and styles such as ballet, modern dance , tap, jazz, musical theatre dance, and world dance formsperform extended movement patterns with rhythmical accuracy in dance genres and styles such as ballet, modern dance , tap, jazz, musical theatre dance, and world dance formsperform and examine memorized complex movement sequences with rhythmical accuracy in dance genres and styles such as ballet, modern dance , tap, jazz, musical theatre dance, and world dance formsassess performance of memorized complex movement sequences with rhythmical accuracy in dance genres and styles such as ballet, modern dance , tap, jazz, musical theatre dance, and world dance forms
identify the effective use of dance elements in practice and performancedemonstrate the elements of dance effectively execute a wide range of dynamics in quality movementperform dance movements with a refined sense of musicality, expressiveness, and a wide range of spatial qualities
perform basic compositional forms using fundamental choreographic processesperform enhanced compositional forms using sound choreographic processesperform with projection, confidence, and expression when executing dance movements evaluate the performance of projection, confidence, and expression in the movement
understand the principles of an effective warm-up and cool-down implementing elements of proper conditioning for performing skillsimplement an effective warm-up and cool-down implementing the elements of proper conditioning for performing skillsdistinguish an effective warm-up and cool-down implementing the elements of proper conditioning for performing skillsdesign an effective warm-up and cool-down implementing the elements of proper conditioning for performing skills
Historical and cultural relevance. The student demonstrates and understanding of cultural, historical and artistic diversity. The student is expected to:
perform the characteristics of dances from several diverse cultures or historical periodsanalyze dances of various cultures or historical periodscompare similarities and differences in steps, styles, and traditions from various cultures or historical periodsevaluate choreography in dances from various cultures or historical periods
perform dance phrases or dances from several time periods with an understanding of historical and social contextschoreograph short dance phrases that exhibit an understanding of various historical periods and social contextsrecognize and evaluate dances as they relate to various historical periods and social contextsresearch and create a project using technology to illustrate an understanding of significant dance events or historical figures in appropriate social, historical, and cultural contexts
Identify historical figures and their significance in dance historyperform dances in various media and content areascreate and experiment with dances in various media and content areasimprovise and construct dances in various media and content areas
identify dance in various media and content areasinterpret historical and cultural dance forms using technologyresearch historical and cultural dance forms using technologyevaluate historical and cultural dance forms using technology
Critical evaluation and response. The student makes informed personal judgments about dance and the meaning and role of dance in society. The student is expected to:
incorporate appropriate movement vocabulary when identifying qualities and discussing meaning of performance or production in danceidentify characteristics of a variety of dancescompare characteristics and qualities of a variety of dancesevaluate personal dance compositions and the work of others
demonstrate appropriate audience behavior and etiquette in the classroom and at performancesanalyze qualities of performance and proper etiquette in danceanalyze dance from a variety of perspectives such as those of dance critic, performer, choreographer, and audience membercreate and reconstruct a choreographic study using varied media and environments
identify relationships between dance and other content areasidentify similarities of form and expression in dance and other content areasunderstand the relationship of dance performance skills and other content areascreate a portfolio based on personal artistic works, performance works, or research
identify knowledge and skills of technology in danceapply knowledge and skills of technology in danceexperiment with knowledge and skills of technology through a dance portfolioperform and evaluate a choreographic study using varied media and environments
©Copyright 2013, Texas Education Agency (TEA). All rights reserved.
 
`
TEKS 6-8      
Return to Index