D.T101

Non-locomotor and Locomotor Dance Phrase

Non-locomotor and Locomotor Dance Phrase

Students will design a movement phrase that includes basic locomotor and non-locomotor (stationary) movements.

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These are analytic rubrics. 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–NON-LOCOMOTOR ACTION

  • Dimension
  • Non-Locomotor

    Action Word 1

  • Non-Locomotor

    Action Word 2

  • Non-Locomotor

    Action Word 3

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • Student unable to demonstrate the ability to remain stationary while performing the non-locomotor action.

    N/A at this time.
  • Student sometimes demonstrated the ability to remain stationary while performing the non-locomotor action.

    N/A at this time.
  • Student demonstrated the ability to remain stationary while performing the non-locomotor action.

    N/A at this time.
  • Student unable to demonstrate the ability to remain stationary while performing the non-locomotor action.

    N/A at this time.
  • Student sometimes demonstrated the ability to remain stationary while performing the non-locomotor action.

    N/A at this time.
  • Student demonstrated the ability to remain stationary while performing the non-locomotor action.

    N/A at this time.
  • Student unable to demonstrate the ability to remain stationary while performing the non-locomotor action.

    N/A at this time.
  • Student sometimes demonstrated the ability to remain stationary while performing the non-locomotor action.

    N/A at this time.
  • Student demonstrated the ability to remain stationary while performing the non-locomotor action.

    N/A at this time.

TEACHER SCORING RUBRIC–NON-LOCOMOTOR/LOCOMOTOR MOVEMENT PHRASE

  • Dimension
  • Movement Phrase

  • Patterns

  • Transitions

  • Effort

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Student was unable to demonstrate a movement phrase that included non-locomotor or locomotor movements.

    N/A at this time.
  • Student demonstrated a movement phrase that included either one non-locomotor or one locomotor movement, but not both.

    N/A at this time.
  • Student demonstrated a movement phrase that included non-locomotor and locomotor movements, but not two of each.

    N/A at this time.
  • Student demonstrated a movement phrase that included two non-locomotor and two locomotor movements.

    N/A at this time.
  • Student traveled through space in a very simple floor pattern. He or she did not include the use of straight, curved, or zigzag patterns.

    N/A at this time.
  • Student traveled through space in a pattern but was limited in using a variety of patterns.

    N/A at this time.
  • Student traveled through space in a creative pattern but needed more development in straight, curved, and zigzag patterns.

    N/A at this time.
  • Student traveled through space in a creative pattern that included straight, curved, and zigzag patterns.

    N/A at this time.
  • Movements did not transition smoothly from one to the next. There was a lot of stopping and starting.

    N/A at this time.
  • Transitions were evident but rarely smooth and seamless.

    N/A at this time.
  • Most of the transitions were smooth with an occasional bump in the road.

    N/A at this time.
  • Transitions between movements were smooth and seamless.

    N/A at this time.
  • Student was off task often, putting in little effort to actively explore the process.

    N/A at this time.
  • Student was off task occasionally, yet put forth effort and worked fairly hard.

    N/A at this time.
  • Student was on task nearly all of the time, putting forth effort to be actively involved in the process.

    N/A at this time.
  • Student was actively involved in the process and put forth consistent effort throughout.

    N/A at this time.
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