D.T417

Do Now Movement Phrase

Do Now Movement Phrase

Students will provide effective feedback to peers, evaluate a short movement phrase, understand the choreographic process, and explain how personal experiences influence the interpretation of a dance.

This item has been voluntarily field-tested by Michigan teachers with a non-representative sample of students.


This is an analytic rubric. The column on the left shows the dimension that is being measured in the student’s performance. The levels across the top row indicate the performance level in the dimensions. Occasionally all dimensions and performance levels are exemplified by multiple students in a single recording.

TEACHER SCORING RUBRIC

  • Dimension
  • Describe (What do I see?)

  • Analyze (How is it organized?)

  • Interpret (What is happening?)

  • Evaluate (What do I think about the artwork?)

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  • 4
  • Unable to recognize details to describe the dance. Does not use senses to develop personal connections.

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  • Beginning to recognize details to describe the dance. Rarely uses senses to develop personal connections.

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  • Has a somewhat well-developed critical eye and can capture the details to describe the dance. Uses senses to develop personal connections.

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  • Has a well-developed critical eye and can capture the details to describe the dance. Uses senses to develop personal connections.

    N/A at this time.
  • Is unable to provide specific detail of a variety of aspects of the dance or work viewed.

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  • Describes and provides little detail to a variety of aspects of the dance or work viewed and is limited in overall understanding and response.

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  • Describes and provides some specific detail of a variety of aspects of the dance or work viewed, but is limited in overall response.

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  • Describes and provides specific detail of a variety of aspects of the dance or work viewed.

    N/A at this time.
  • Does not share personal thoughts and opinions and is unable to justify and provide details about decisions in any depth.

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  • Rarely shares personal thoughts and opinions and is rarely able to justify and provide details about decisions in any depth.

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  • Shares personal thoughts and opinions and often can justify and provide details about decisions in some depth.

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  • Shares personal thoughts and opinions and can justify and provide details about decisions in great depth.

    N/A at this time.
  • Unable to respond to dance with clarity and justification in order to provide constructive feedback.

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  • Rarely able to respond to dance with clarity and justification in order to provide constructive feedback.

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  • Responds to dance with some clarity and justification in order to provide constructive feedback.

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  • Has the ability to respond to dance with clarity and justification in order to provide constructive feedback.

    N/A at this time.
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