AQA GCSE Dance Textbook Textbook by Pam Howard


AQA GCSE Dance Textbook Textbook by Pam Howard

Develop your students' performance, choreographic and appreciation skills with this ultimate companion for the GCSE course. Packed full of resources and written by an expert in the field, AQA GCSE Dance Textbook fulfils the requirements of the specification. Section 1 (Performance skills) concentrates on five styles of dance - Ballet, Contemporary, Street, Barata Natyam, and Capoeira - and includes exercises to improve dancing skills. Section 2 (Choreographic skills) supports students as they work towards making a solo or group dance and learn to create motifs and structure dances as a choreographer. Section 3 (Appreciation skills) introduces students to specific terms and vocabulary. Section 4 (Resources) helps students broaden their knowledge and interest in dance. - Increase and deepen students' knowledge and understanding of the skills required - Test their ability to identify, describe, explain and communicate knowledge clearly and precisely - Develop their ability to analyse and comment upon their own work as a dancer and choreographer, and on professional works studied for the written exam - Inspire students as they approach the process of creating motifs with photographs of dancers - Strengthen their knowledge and understanding of specialist terminology with the glossary included at the back of the book

About the Author

Pam Howard MBE is a highly experienced dance teacher. She has worked in partnership with various dance companies and is an A level examiner. She was awarded an MBE in 2002 for services to dance and education.

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272 pages


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Publication date

29th May 2009



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