Dance and the First Voyage of Captain James Cook
Perfect for learning about how dance was a part of Captain Cook’s first voyage on The Endeavour! Providing step by step dance performance preparation for your class to participate in school events.
A dance unit for primary schools
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- Includes video, original music and printable worksheet templates for all dances included
- 10 detailed lesson plans
- Use as a 10 week unit or as individual lessons to support a HASS unit
- Includes a cover page so you can make it into a workbook for students
- Dance lessons that are integrated with music or drama
- Discussion starters
- Over 30 separate teaching resources
- Researched and designed by leading experts in colonial dance and dance education
- Adaptable for use in a range of year levels 4/5/6 – linking to the Australian Curriculum
- Historically accurate readings and references from a range of perspectives
- Pre discussion historical information for teachers
- Independent tasks appropriate for assessment
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