Social Dances for Upper Elementary

See what social dancing can do for the climate and cooperation in your classroom. This site from ARTSEDGE has instructions for three different kinds of dances and music suggestions for each. Teach your students how to line dance, dance with partners, and do contra dances. Teaching these dances also offers an opportunity to connect dance with cultures. One of the dances is from the eastern Mediterranean area, one from eastern Europe, another from the Dominican Republic, and the last from Appalachia.

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