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ACTIVITY PLAN FOR PRE-SCHOOL EDUCATION SUBJECTS
COUNTRY / CITY
Portugal – Torres Novas
Assentis and Chancelaria School Centre
LEVEL / AGE GROUP 3 years old
THE NAME OF THE ACTIVITY
TITLE OF THE LESSON Medieval Dance
TOPIC / MAIN IDEA Dance included in the parade at the 15th century fair occurred in Torres Novas
SUBJECT 15th Century Parade / Medieval Fair
MATERIALS Medieval costumes and accessories made of plastic, cardboard and tissues.
To provide the opportunity to live a distant past
To develop musical taste and body language
To encourage the parents collaboration of the involved children
METHODS AND TECHNIQUES Listening to a medieval music
Exploring the music with musical instruments
Interpreting and memorizing the dance steps
Activity developed by the teacher of music , as a sensibilization for the
participation in the medieval fair.
Children begin by listening to a medieval music, played by the teacher in a flute.
Then, they are invited to explore the different musical instruments, producing
medieval sounds. At the same time, children move themselves at the sound of the
music. Their steps and movements result in a dance.
Assessment The objectives of this activity were achieved, since the children were very
interested and excited.