Subject Area(s): Music/Dance

Grade Level(s): 4 - 8

Format of Library of Congress media: Images

Best Instructional Practices


Music SOL

4.5 The student will employ creativity in a variety of music experiences.
3. Create interpretive movement, individually or in groups.

Dance SOLs


1-2 hours, depending on age and choreographic experience of students.

Lesson Summary

Students use movement vocabulary to create short choreographies inspired by images of dancers from the Library of Congress Collections.

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All of the materials used in this lesson plan are available for downloading as PDF Files and PowerPoint files, as appropriate. PDF Files can be viewed with the free Adobe Reader.

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