D.E330

Triplet

Triplet

Students will demonstrate their knowledge and skill of a triplet pattern within multiple genres or traditions of dance, such as ballet (balancé), modern dance (traveling triplet pattern with under-curves and over-curves), and waltz. The genres used may be modified to align to the curriculum being taught.

This item has not been field-tested by Michigan teachers.


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
  • Rhythmic accuracy

    Appropriate placement of weight through space (use of levels in the proper places) in 3/4 time

  • Balancé

    Alignment, movement quality

  • Traveling Triplet

    Alignment, movement quality

  • Waltz

    Alignment, movement quality, in both directions

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  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Student needs support in demonstrating ¾ time with proper placement of weight shifts.

    N/A at this time.
  • Student accurately demonstrates ¾ time with proper placement of weight shifts in 1 out of 3 genres.

    N/A at this time.
  • Student accurately demonstrates ¾ time with proper placement of weight shifts in 2 out of 3 genres.

    N/A at this time.
  • Student accurately demonstrates ¾ time with proper placement of weight shifts in all 3 genres.

    N/A at this time.
  • Student needs support demonstrating balancé phrase.

    N/A at this time.
  • Student performs the phrase with accurate postural alignment.

    N/A at this time.
  • Student performs the phrase with accurate details including postural alignment and use of upper body in a basic port de bras.

    N/A at this time.
  • Student performs the phrase with accurate details including postural alignment and meets expectations of movement quality such as port de bras, épaulement, and a sense of phrasing within the music.

    N/A at this time.
  • Student needs support demonstrating traveling triplet phrase.

    N/A at this time.
  • Student performs the phrase with accurate postural alignment.

    N/A at this time.
  • Student performs the phrase with accurate postural alignment and somewhat effective use of upper body in a basic way.

    N/A at this time.
  • Student performs the phrase with accurate details including postural alignment and meets expectations of consistent upper body use.

    N/A at this time.
  • Student needs support demonstrating waltz phrase.

    N/A at this time.
  • Student performs the phrase with postural alignment.

    N/A at this time.
  • Student performs the phrase with accurate postural alignment and sense of flow.

    N/A at this time.
  • Student performs the phrase with accurate details including postural alignment in a closed or open hold, sense of flow, épaulement, and sense of phrasing within the music.

    N/A at this time.
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