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Dancing Poems

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Writer: Julie Cadzow

Years 2-8 Levels 1-3 Duration 1-2 lessons for each poem

Liven up your Literacy programme by turning Poetry into Dance. In this unit, two poems from School Journals are used as stimuli for Dance.

The Key Competencies

These are identified at each stage of the work.

Dance Achievement Objectives

Refer to the individual (poems below)Poems:

Other suitable poems for Dance

  • 'Remembering Summer' by Sharon Holt Part 1, 2, 2004
  • 'Storm' by Terrie Huege de Serville Part 1, 4, 2004
  • 'Lifeboat' by Diana Noonan Part 2, 3, 2001
  • 'Sunset' by Judy Raymond Part 2, 4, 2002
  • 'Seasons' by David Hill Part 2, 4, 2005
  • 'Snowfall' by Philippa Werry Part 2, 2, 2006
  • 'Backyard Guards' by Anne R. McDonell Part 3, 1, 2003

Dance Teacher's Tool Kit :

Action Words (RTF 1 KB)

(RTF 26KB); Using Action Words

General suggestions for use with any poem
Printing this unit

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