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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. View and perform a dance work or practice from a different culture or context. Discuss the types of movements performed.
2: 
a. Observe a dance work or practice. Relate the movements to the people and environment in which the dance work or practice was created and performed.
3: 
a. Identify the relationship between movement in a dance work or practice to that of the society, or community and the culture from which the dance work or practice is derived. Explain which aspects of the culture are communicated through the dance work or practice.
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 dance genre or style communicate the ideas of the culture, historical period, or community from which it originated.
6: 
a. Interpret and show how the movement and qualities of a dance work or practice communicate its cultural, historical, and/or community purpose or meaning.
7: 
a. Compare, contrast, and discuss dance works or practices 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. Analyze the effect of each dance work or practice, if any, on its context.
8: 
a. Analyze and discuss how dance works or practices from a variety of cultures, societies, historical periods, or communities both reveal and affect the ideas and perspectives of the people. Present documentation of analysis in movement, orally, in writing, and/or via media technology.
HS Proficient: 
a. Formulate reasons for the similarities and differences between dance works or practices from selected genres, geographical locations, and/or historical time periods. Identify changes that the dance works or practices and dance artists have engendered in society.
HS Accomplished: 
a. Analyze dance works or practices from several genres or styles, historical time periods, and/or cultural dance practices. Discuss how the movement characteristics, techniques, choreographic structures and devices, and purpose relate to the ideas and perspectives of the peoples from whom the dance works or practices originate. Identify and discuss the political, cultural, or historical significance of the dance works or practices and dance artists as related to social movements and change.
HS Advanced : 
a. Analyze dances from several genres or styles, historical time periods, and/or cultural dance practices. Discuss how the movement characteristics, techniques, choreographic structures and devices, and purpose relate to the ideas and perspectives of the peoples from whom the dances originate. Identify and discuss the political, cultural, and historical significance of the dances and dance artists as related to social movements and change. Explain how this new knowledge has expanded one's dance literacy.