NRJH Dance Syllabus
Teacher Contact Information: Conference:
Wendye Durio: firstname.lastname@example.org 7th Period - M/TH/Fri 3:13-4:05 T/W 3:20-4:05
The goal of the Alvin ISD junior high dance curriculum is to educate students about the art of dance by introducing the basic movements and technical skills in ballet, jazz, modern, tap, social/cultural and choreography elements.
- NRJH Dance T shirt
- Black High Waisted Leggings
- Black Jazz Shoes (Dance 3)
- Tan Turning Shoes (Dance 1 and Dance 2)
- Composition Book
All students enrolled in a dance class will be graded based on dressing out, participation, and performance. Students are required to participate in performances as part of the dance curriculum. All performances are recorded as a test grade.
A doctor’s note or school nurse’s note is needed for students to sit out more than one day during class. A parent note will only be accepted for one day.
Dance Skills and Choreography
Dancers will be assessed during each dance genre unit over basic dance vocabulary and a choreographed skills test. These assessments will count as a major test grade. Dancers will prepare for each test for at least one week before it is given.
- Be at the locker room door when the bell rings.
- Follow directions the first time they are given.
- Respect the teacher, other adults in the classroom, your classmates, and yourself, both in actions and words.
- Keeps hands, feet, and all other objects to yourself.
- Always work hard and do your best. No excuses.
1st Offense: Verbal Warning
2nd Offense: Parent contact, entered as a classroom referral. Complete reflection sheet.
3rd Offense: Lunch and/or after school detention. Complete reflection sheet.
4th Offense: Contact parent and restorative circle with administrator and teacher.
5th Offense: Office Referral to administration.
Please download the Remind app and enter the appropriate code for your class or text the appropriate code for your class to phone number 81010.
Dance 1 Code: @nrjhdance1
Dance 2 Code: @nrjhdance2
Dance 3 Code: @nrjhdance3
Will be used for all non- movement assignments. Please join the appropriate class.
1st Period Dance 1: 2tsxvm
2nd Period Dance 2: j9a9g94
3rd Period Dance 2: vk9wlk7
4th Period Dance 2: bxjbrk
5th Period Dance 1: 1npphgz
6th Period Dance 3: 4j79ozc