Boy Overboard

Years 5 and 6 dance
Creative Class Dance

Understand and appreciate dance as a means of communicating ideas.

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Learning intentions

Students will learn how to perform using expressive qualities, compose movement in response to stimuli and appreciate movement by analysing and reflecting on a dance work.

Your students will:

  • describe a personal response to a dance work
  • perform with an awareness of storytelling
  • improvise using the elements of dance
  • reflect on their own activities as a dancer, composer and viewer of dance.


NSW K-6 Creative Arts Syllabus
  • DAS3.1: performs and interprets dances from particular contexts, using a wide range of movement skills and appropriate expressive qualities.
  • DAS3.2: explores, selects, organises and refines movement using the elements of dance to communicate intent.
  • DAS3.3: discusses and interprets the relationship between content, meaning and context in their own and others’ dances.