History of Jive Dancing Originating in the United States in the 1940s,Jive (Latin Dance) was influenced by the Boogie, Rock & Roll, African/American Swing and Lindyhop.
Characteristics of Jive Dancing• The basic look and feel of Jive is lots and lots of energy. • Legs performing a pumping action.
Jive Action• Jive is a very happy, energetic dance, with knee- lifting, bending, and rocking of the hips. • Lots of kicks and flicks, even twirling of the woman Learn the following movements before we learn how to dance.
Verbs vs. PrepositionsPrepositions: Express spatial, temporalrelationshipsVerbs: Action, State or relationship betweenthins. • Tell me what the following (?) are….verb or preposition.
Elvis Presley Information Sheet• Read through the information sheet about Elvis Presley.• Notice Some Blanks are Missing. Think for 5 minutes about the questions that you will need to fill in those blanks.• After walk around the class and ask questions to fill in the blanks.• Worksheet A+B: Do not show each other your worksheets!
Artists • Brainstorm some.• What are these people:
Poetry The Rose Family The rose is a rose, And was always a rose. But the theory now goes That the apples a rose, And the pear is, and sos The plum, I suppose. The dear only knowsWhat will next prove a rose.You, of course, are a rose - But were always a rose. Robert Frost
Let’s write our own poems (Topic: Dancing)• 1st Line:Subject• 2nd line:Describe subject in two words (adjectives)• 3rd line:Describe an action about subject in three words (verbs)• 4th line:Express feeling or emotion you have about subject• 5th line: Use one word to describe what has been said.
Understand the words from a poem. • Draw a picture + translate• After come up ideas for what you think the poem will be about
Complete the Giving Directions Worksheet. • Use the map on p. 33
Giving Directions (Possible) Answers:1. Take a right onto Third Avenue, go strait past the movie theatre and the museum on your right. Cross Park street and the high school is on your right.2. The coffee shop is across Hill Street from the Drug Store. It is near an ATM.3. Take a right onto Hill Street and go strait past the hotel to the intersection with Third Avenue. There take a left onto Third Avenue and go strait up the road until you cross Park Street. The High school will be there, across from the French restaurant.4. Take a left onto Masonic St and then a left onto Main Street. Go strait on to the intersection with King St and Rt. 5 until Main St. becomes Bridge St-Rt. 9. Take a right onto Strong Ave and the Strong Ave. Lot will be on your left.5. File legal documents.6. Catch a train (it is a train station).
Summary • Jive Dancing• Elvis Information Sheets • “Bear in there Poem” • Basic Prepositions • Drawing Dictation • Directions