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Re: Art, PE, Drama, and Dance???

From: The Austin's (whest177)
Date: Thu Jul 13 2000 - 13:42:19 PDT

  • Next message: SANDRA ROWLAND: "Re: Art, PE, Drama, and Dance???"

    Remember, this is Physical Education, so I would stay away from competitive
    sports. I remember being in PE and learning to 2-step, jitterbug, etc. The
    kids would like that - maybe teach them electric slide or line dance. What
    kind of equipment do you have? The little scooterboards are fun. Check into
    what the kids need to do to earn the President's Physical Fitness Award -
    our students love doing this! For the drama part, have the kids pantamime
    (sp?), make up short skits, etc. Have them look at the slapstick comedy for
    ideas. Have the kids do interpretive dances and skits (the "be a tree"
    idea). I know as soon as I hit "Send" I'll come up with alot more ideas. I
    know some of these may be way off, but I'm brainstorming here!

    > I hope someone who reads this is a PE teacher or A Drama teacher or a
    > teacher, or knows someone or something to help.
    > Next year my school (which only has 250 elem students)is going art
    > intergrated. Excellent!!! In order for me to be full time I will be
    > PE and art and gifted and tallented. I have a few hats to fill.
    > I am so happy to be at this school but the PE drama and dance has me in a
    > idea bind. The principal wants dance and drama included in the PE class.
    > Plus I suppose the "gym" part. Competive sports is definaltelly not my
    > I'm sure once a week wont be to hard and I plan on it to be fun, for me
    > the students. I will only be going into my second year of teaching and my
    > area is art.
    > Does anyone have some great advice for me? Any ideas on how to incorparate
    > PE, art, dance, drama into some cool units? I thought of mask making in
    > and native dance and music in PE.
    > Any help will be so appreciated. Thanks CHristine
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