West African dance

Secondary KLA:
Creative Arts
Educational levels:
Year 7, Year 8, Year 9, Year 10

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Title image: West African dance

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© State of New South Wales (Department of Education), 2020

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Students perform, reflect and appreciate dance with a West African cultural context.

Australian curriculum content descriptions

(ACADAM014) Develop their choreographic intent by applying the elements of dance to select and organise movement

(ACADAM017) Rehearse and perform focusing on expressive skills appropriate to style and/or choreographic intent

(ACADAM021) Manipulate combinations of the elements of dance and choreographic devices to communicate their choreographic intent

(ACADAM024) Perform dances using genre- and style-specific techniques and expressive skills to communicate a choreographer’s intent

(ACADAM022) Practise and refine technical skills to develop proficiency in genre- and style-specific techniques

(ACADAM015) Practise and refine technical skills in style-specific techniques

(ACADAM007) Perform dances using expressive skills to communicate ideas, including telling cultural or community stories

More information

Resource type:
Interactive Resource
learner, teacher
ScOT topics:
Dance, Performance dance
Interactives, Practical activity
State of NSW, Department of Education
State of NSW, Department of Education
Date created:
Monday, 19 October 2020

Resource ID: a273136f-f0a2-4cee-b888-deaf373354fb