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Dance Forms 6th–8th (5920)    - SITE ADOPTED COURSE -


Approved Site(s):
 Approved for the San Diego School of Creative and Performing Arts (SCPA). Other schools may not offer this course without prior approval from the Interdivisional Curriculum Committee.

Grade Range:
 6–8
 Prerequisites:
 None
 Course duration:
 Two semesters
Course Description:
 This course introduces middle-school students to ballet, jazz, modern, and multicultural dance forms from Africa, Latin America, and the Caribbean. The course is designed to raise academic achievement by increasing students’ self-esteem through school performance opportunities, and to promote intercultural communication among an ethnically diverse student body.

Basic Texts and Teaching Guides:
 Each site selects its own resources from available instructional media.