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Arts and culture

Grade 9

Critical and creative reflection

Module 9

Social dances through time

DANCE

Activity 1:

To reflect on and compare: social dances through time

[lo 2.7, 2.4]

In this module we shall be looking at how social dances reflect their time. Your educator will guide you through the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s and reflect and compare the dance styles, music and fashion and how these aspects have changed through the decades.

Exercise 1: The 50’s, 60’s and 70’s

  • The class is divided into groups.
  • Each group is assigned a different decade to research.
  • Research and deliver a presentation of your assigned era to the class.
  • Your presentation should include a demonstration of the dance style, e.g.
  • pictures,
  • oral presentation,
  • video,
  • music,
  • fashion, etc.
  • Each presentation should last five to ten minutes.

Exercise 2: Class Discussion

  • After the presentations the class discusses the differences and similarities of these eras.
  • Discuss the influences of history and world events on the style of social dance in the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s.
  • Discuss the influence of music on the dance styles.
  • Discuss the different factors that influence and affect dance in our culture.
  • Think about today’s style of social dance and try to predict how dance will evolve in the future.

R eflection Q uestionnaire

Reflect on your research process and presentation and answer the following questions:

1. Which resources did you use and which were most helpful to you?

2. How well did your group collaborate on this assignment?

3. Was the information you found accurate and informative? Why? Why not?

4. Did this approach help you gain a better understanding of the evolution of social dance? Why? Why not?

Assessment

Learning Outcome(LOs)
LO 2
REFLECTIONThe learner will be able to reflect critically and creatively on artistic and cultural processes, product and styles in past and present contexts.
Assessment Standards(ASe)
We know this when the learner:
COMPOSITE
2.3 analyses how cultures affect one another and undergo change;
2.4 discusses the role of technology over time in shaping processes and products in drama, dance, music and art;
2.5 discusses and interprets concepts of power, control and dominance in mass media and popular culture;
DANCE
2.7 reflects on and compares how social dances reflect their time;

Memorandum

ACTIVITY 1.1

  • In this module we shall be looking at how social dances reflect their time. The educator must guide the learners through the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s, and reflect and compare the dance styles, music and fashion and how these aspects have changed through the decades.

Exercise 1: the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s

  • Divide the class up into groups.
  • Assign different decades to the groups.
  • Have the groups research and deliver a presentation of their assigned era to the class.
  • Their presentation should include a demonstration of the dance style, pictures, oral presentation, video, music, fashion, etc.

The 50’s

Background

History

  • General Eisenhower becomes the American President.
  • A fish is caught off the coast of Madagascar and identified as a prehistoric coelacanth.
  • Stalin dies in Russia in the same year as the Russians explode the hydrogen bomb.
  • Edmund Hillary from New Zealand climbed to the top of Mount Everest.
  • Disneyland opened in California.
  • The computer entered the workplace for the first time.
  • The Warsaw Pact forms all Eastern Block nations into a military alliance.
  • Roll on deodorants are introduced in America.
  • Laika, a dog from Russia, was the first Earth creature to live – and die – in space.

Questions & Answers

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Bob
The nanotechnology is as new science, to scale nanometric
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Damian
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Adin Reply
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Kyle
yes I'm doing my masters in nanotechnology, we are being studying all these domains as well..
Adin
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Adin
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Kyle
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Joe
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Introduction about quantum dots in nanotechnology
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Damian Reply
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Daniel
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Anassong
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