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PK: 
a.Show a dance movement experienced at home or elsewhere.
K: 
a.Describe or demonstrate the movements in a dance that was watched or performed.
1: 
a.Watch and/or perform a dance from a different culture and discuss or demonstrate the types of movement danced.
2: 
a.Observe a dance and relate the movement to the people or environment in which the dance was created and performed.
3: 
a.Find a relationship between movement in a dance from a culture, society, or community and the culture from which the dance is derived. Explain what the movements communicate about key aspects of the culture, society, or community.
4: 
a.Select and describe movements in a specific genre or style and explain how the movements relate to the culture, society, historical period, or community from which the dance originated.
5: 
a.Describe how the movement characteristics and qualities of a dance in a specific genre or style communicate the ideas and perspectives of the culture, historical period, or community from which the genre or style originated.
6: 
a.Interpret and show how the movement and qualities of a dance communicate its cultural, historical, and/or community purpose or meaning.
7: 
a.Compare, contrast, and discuss dances performed by people in various localities or communities. Formulate possible reasons why similarities and differences developed in relation to the ideas and perspectives important to each social group.
8: 
a.Analyze and discuss, how dances from a variety of cultures, societies, historical periods, or communities reveal the ideas and perspectives of the people.
HS Proficient: 
a.Analyze and discuss dances from selected genres or styles and/or historical time periods, and formulate reasons for the similarities and differences between them in relation to the ideas and perspectives of the peoples from which the dances originate
HS Accomplished: 
a.Analyze dances from several genres or styles, historical time periods, and/or world dance forms. Discuss how dance movement characteristics, techniques, and artistic criteria relate to the ideas and perspectives of the peoples from which the dances originate.
HS Advanced : 
a.Analyze dances from several genres or styles, historical time periods, and/or world dance forms. Discuss how dance movement characteristics, techniques, and artistic criteria relate to the ideas and perspectives of the peoples from which the dances originate, and how the analysis has expanded one’s dance literacy.

Artistic Processes are the cognitive and physical actions by which arts learning and making are realized. National Core Arts Standards are based on the artistic processes of Creating; Performing/ Producing/Presenting; Responding; and Connecting.