Here are the VPAA Standards. These include Dance, Music, Theater and Visual Arts.
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Demonstrate appropriate audience behavior in watching dance performances; discuss their opinions about the dances with their peers in a supportive and constructive way.
Compare and contrast two dance compositions in terms of space, as in shape and pathways; time, such as rhythm and tempo; and force and energy, or movement qualities.
Identify possible aesthetic criteria for evaluating dance such as skills of performers, visual and/or emotional impact, variety, and contrast.
Observe the same dance both live and recorded on video; compare and contrast the aesthetic impact of the two observations.
Reflect on and describe how movement choices communicate abstract ideas in dance. (21st Century Skills: I.3, I.4, I.6)
Identify basic locomotor movements by name.
Explore tossing and catching an object on different levels.