Curriculum K-2: 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Let us turn up the beat

 

Curriculum

 

 

1-    Demo/Promo

 

Claps, silent teaching, group, call and response, pick a few solos

 

Introduce selves

 

Late 1970’s in NYC, NYC is very different(no houses, no front yards, hang out on side walk, use shoes to show apartments,kids afterschool made up ateps it became known as breakdancing. That is what we are going to teach you here now. But first we need to warm up your bodies. Stand up.

 

 

Music, warm up. I go you go

 

 

Arm Ripple

 

Body Wave

 

Robot

 

 

If you had fun and want to do more break dancing we are going to start an after school break dance class right here at your school. Today you are all getting a form sent home and you need to ask your parents if they will sign you up.

 

 

Demo worm and body spin.

 

 

Demonstrate with little skit.

 

Financial aid, I want every single one of you to sign up because we will earn some very important things about history and have a lot of fun.

 

 

2-    Week one

 

Claps again establish call and response

 

Warm up

 

Brief classroom management

 

Learning position

 

Sign language for sit and stand

 

2 rules, no talking and no touching

 

Growing line

 

Review story, 1970’s nyc, sidewalk, children afterschool , made up dance steps, creativity, different levels

 

Worm

 

Body spin

 

Coffee grinder

 

Story: problem, cuts and scrapes, sidewalk rough, solution cardboard, not quitting

 

 

More steps to teach:

 

Salt and pepper

 

Cabbage patch

 

Strut

 

Freebounce

 

Moon walk

 

Safe

 

Top rock

 

Z scratch

 

Punch

 

Elevator down/up

 

 

 

3-    Week two

 

Teach any left over steps and finish story

 

Review story and facts

 

 

 

4-    Week three

 

a.     Rehearse steps and put in order

 

b.     Memory for all, circle and demonstrate

 

c.      Review story

 

d.     Cipher- ENCOURAGE AND CHEER AND BOUNCE

 

 

 

5-    Week four/ show

 

a.     Choose lines and placement- my spot

 

b.     Tape floor

 

 

Rehearse and bring cardboard

 

 

CHOREOGRAPHY ORDER:

 

Moon walk in and robot on spot( all lines enter)

 

Freeze in safe with intro

 

 

Top rock

 

 arm ripple

 

 body wave

 

z scratch

 

SALT & PEPPER

 

ELEVATOR

 

PUNCH

 

CABBAGE PATCH

 

 

STRUT TO CIPHER

 

B-BOYS ONE SET

 

KIDS CIPHER 4 AT A TIME

 

B-BOYS 2 SETS TO FINISH

 

BREAKDANCE MOUNTAIN STRUT FOR SIX  AND PUNCH UP ON 8