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Arts and culture

Grade 6

Expression and communication

Module 7

Dance: to research a ritual and demonstrate the movements

Dance

Dance is one of the oldest forms of expression and communication. Dance has been used for a variety of reasons, from the earliest times, in rituals such as war dances, spiritual dances, and in celebrations of life, such as weddings, births and coronations. Significant events in history have been told through dance. The values, beliefs and traditions of a culture are reflected in its dances and passed down through generations. Dance is always evolving and changing with new influences from society and individual artists.

In this module, you will discover how to analyse a variety of forms of communication and expression in dance, and as a result you will be able to research, attempt and explain a song and dance ritual.

Activity 1:

To research a particular ritualand demonstrate the movements with music accompaniment

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A ritual is the prescribed or established form of a religious or other ceremony and includes general or collective prescribed forms which can be explained as stereotyped activity and any formal act, institution or procedure that is followed consistently in religious, social or other rituals.

Example : Rain Dances, War Dances, Weddings, Funerals, Communion, Christenings, etc.

Exercise

Research the wedding ritual and successfully demonstrate the movements concerned with the chosen ritual. Appropriate music can be selected to accompany the dance or ritual.

Activity 2:

To warm up for ritual dance exercises

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Before you can begin creating your dance your body must be properly warmed up to prevent injury and to prepare you for the activities to follow.

The warm-up can be done to music. Choose music you feel comfortable with that is not too fast.

  • Stand with feet a hip-width apart, arms down at sides.
  • Lift arms above the head while inhaling through the nose.
  • Exhale through the mouth, dropping arms and bending knees at the same time.
  • Repeat four times.
  • Limber from side to side on one spot.
  • Lift both arms up and out to the sides on the beat while keeping the limbering movement (repeat eight times).
  • Retain limbering movement. Drop arms. Rotate alternate shoulders (repeat eight times).
  • Retain limbering movement. Rotate shoulders in other direction (repeat eight times).
  • Bend and straighten knees. Push buttocks out, knees and feet facing forward (repeat eight times).
  • Bend knees, with knees and feet facing forward and buttocks out. Place hands on knees. Contract back (like a cat) and release (repeat eight times).
  • Retain above position and lift toes alternately, keeping heels on the floor (repeat eight times).
  • Lift heels alternately (repeat eight times).
  • Open legs wider. Place hands on hips, knees and feet facing outward. Stretch (lunge) from side to side, keeping feet firmly on the floor (repeat eight times).
  • Lunge to the right and hold for four beats.
  • Lunge to the left and hold for four beats.
  • Return to plié position (knees bent, knees and feet facing outward). With hands on hips, bend and straighten knees (repeat eight times).

Questions & Answers

where we get a research paper on Nano chemistry....?
Maira Reply
nanopartical of organic/inorganic / physical chemistry , pdf / thesis / review
Ali
what are the products of Nano chemistry?
Maira Reply
There are lots of products of nano chemistry... Like nano coatings.....carbon fiber.. And lots of others..
learn
Even nanotechnology is pretty much all about chemistry... Its the chemistry on quantum or atomic level
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da
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Bhagvanji
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Giriraj
Preparation and Applications of Nanomaterial for Drug Delivery
Hafiz Reply
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da
Application of nanotechnology in medicine
what is variations in raman spectra for nanomaterials
Jyoti Reply
I only see partial conversation and what's the question here!
Crow Reply
what about nanotechnology for water purification
RAW Reply
please someone correct me if I'm wrong but I think one can use nanoparticles, specially silver nanoparticles for water treatment.
Damian
yes that's correct
Professor
I think
Professor
Nasa has use it in the 60's, copper as water purification in the moon travel.
Alexandre
nanocopper obvius
Alexandre
what is the stm
Brian Reply
is there industrial application of fullrenes. What is the method to prepare fullrene on large scale.?
Rafiq
industrial application...? mmm I think on the medical side as drug carrier, but you should go deeper on your research, I may be wrong
Damian
How we are making nano material?
LITNING Reply
what is a peer
LITNING Reply
What is meant by 'nano scale'?
LITNING Reply
What is STMs full form?
LITNING
scanning tunneling microscope
Sahil
how nano science is used for hydrophobicity
Santosh
Do u think that Graphene and Fullrene fiber can be used to make Air Plane body structure the lightest and strongest. Rafiq
Rafiq
what is differents between GO and RGO?
Mahi
what is simplest way to understand the applications of nano robots used to detect the cancer affected cell of human body.? How this robot is carried to required site of body cell.? what will be the carrier material and how can be detected that correct delivery of drug is done Rafiq
Rafiq
if virus is killing to make ARTIFICIAL DNA OF GRAPHENE FOR KILLED THE VIRUS .THIS IS OUR ASSUMPTION
Anam
analytical skills graphene is prepared to kill any type viruses .
Anam
Any one who tell me about Preparation and application of Nanomaterial for drug Delivery
Hafiz
what is Nano technology ?
Bob Reply
write examples of Nano molecule?
Bob
The nanotechnology is as new science, to scale nanometric
brayan
nanotechnology is the study, desing, synthesis, manipulation and application of materials and functional systems through control of matter at nanoscale
Damian
Is there any normative that regulates the use of silver nanoparticles?
Damian Reply
what king of growth are you checking .?
Renato
What fields keep nano created devices from performing or assimulating ? Magnetic fields ? Are do they assimilate ?
Stoney Reply
why we need to study biomolecules, molecular biology in nanotechnology?
Adin Reply
?
Kyle
yes I'm doing my masters in nanotechnology, we are being studying all these domains as well..
Adin
why?
Adin
what school?
Kyle
biomolecules are e building blocks of every organics and inorganic materials.
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Source:  OpenStax, Arts and culture grade 6. OpenStax CNX. Sep 08, 2009 Download for free at http://cnx.org/content/col11007/1.1
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