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    Ms. Tina Parker
    Name: Tina Parker
     
    Room Number(s): 107 
    Subject(s): Dance
    Building Phone: 314-231-0413
    Planning Periods: 3RD Period
    Monday thru Friday--12:04 - 12:34
     
    Teacher Message: Course Syllabus

    I.  Students will become knowledgeable consumers of dance:

                A.  Study of dance terms and anatomy of the body

                B.  Knowledge of famous dancers, choreographers, and their influence in the art

                     of dance

    C.     History of dance (origins of the different styles of dance)

    D.    In dance, students will acquire a solid foundation, which includes knowledge of process and technique for the production, exhibition or performance of one

          or more dance style of the performed art

     
    II.  Styles of dance:

    A.  Ballet                                      B.  Tap                                    C.  Jazz

    D.  Modern                                   E.  Hip Hop                             F.  Character/Ethnic

     
    III.  Dance apparel:  (MUST BE PURCHASED BY OCTOBER 10)

       (EXCEPT THOSE WITH AN APPROVED EXTENSION (OCTOBER24))

                            Girls                                                         Boys

                A.  Black leotard (short sleeve)                      White t-shirt

                B.  Tan tights (transitional (2 pair))                 Dark shorts or pants (no jeans)

                C.  Ballet shoes (pink)                                     (black)

                D.  Tap shoes (black)          OR                      (oxford tie)

                E.  Jazz shoes (black)                                      (black)

         PAJAMA PANTS OR JEANS CANNOT BE WORN FOR CLASS!!!!!!!!!!!

                Vendors:              Various Payless Shoes Stores(shoes only)

    Shoes Unlimited and Dance Supply

    Students will purchase items from vendors

    Each student will also have to purchase a dance notebook and folder for class

     
    IV.  Grading will consist of: 

    A.    Student’s performance

    B.     Student’s dance attire

    C.     Written tests/quizzes

     
    V.     Success in class is dependent upon:

           A.  Cooperating and performing to their full potential

           B.  Wearing dance apparel every class day

           C.  Earning high scores on the written test/quizzes

            D.  All make-up work is required and inquired about by the student (routines/tests)

     
    Biography:

    Ms. Parker, Dance Instructor                                 

    Dancer for 30 years                                                  

    BA in Dance, Stephens College                               

    BS in Physical Education, UMSL                             

    MA in Education, Lindenwood University