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Dance Improvisation Assessment 
Students will use developed improvisational skills and demonstrate their learning by performing improvised movement using 4 improvisational tools to structure their dance. Students must demonstrate the ability to spontaneously create original movement to develop personal movement vocabulary and innovative movement responses.
Rubric Code: U2467BX
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Subject: Dance  
Type: Assessment  
Grade Levels: 9-12

Powered by iRubric Dance Improvisation
  Excellent/Exceptional

10

(N/A)

Good/Strong

9

(N/A)

Emerging

8

(N/A)

Needs improvement

7

(N/A)

Unobservable

0

(N/A)

Movement invention

Creativity of movement

Excellent/Exceptional

Demonstrates an excellent skill level in spontaneous movement invention in response to the chosen tools.
Good/Strong

Demonstrates a good/ skill level in spontaneous movement invention in response to the chosen tools
Emerging

Demonstrates emerging skill level in spontaneous movement invention in response to the chosen tools.
Needs improvement

Still needs work with spontaneous movement invention in response to the chosen tools.
Unobservable

No observable skill level in spontaneous movement invention in response to a given improvisational structure.
Musicality

How well the movement match the music

Excellent/Exceptional

Dancer showed an excellent understanding of the music. Phrasing was correct and sensitive to the music and the movement represented the mood and aspects of the music.
Good/Strong

Dancer showed a good understanding of the music. The phrasing was correct and the movement matched the feel of the music.
Emerging

Dancer showed a fair understanding of the music, but either did not grasp the correct phrasing or did not try to convey the mood or aspects of the music.
Needs improvement

Dancer fell short of following the phrasing and did not seem to take the music into consideration with the movement.
Unobservable

No observable skill level in musicality demonstration.
Sustained concentration

Excellent/Exceptional

Demonstrates an excellent skill level in sustaining concentrated focus while exploring and investigating a given movement structure.
Good/Strong

Demonstrates a good/strong skill level in sustaining concentrated focus while exploring and investigating a given movement structure.
Emerging

Demonstrates a fair/adequate skill level in sustaining concentrated focus while exploring and investigating a given movement structure.
Needs improvement

Demonstrates a poor/weak skill level in sustaining concentrated focus while exploring and investigating a given movement structure.
Unobservable

No observable skill level in sustaining concentrated focus while exploring and investigating a given movement structure.
Criteria

How much of the project did the dancer meet

Excellent/Exceptional

Dancer accomplished every aspect of the criteria of the assignment
Good/Strong

Dancer accomplished most of the criteria of the assignment.
Emerging

Dancer accomplished half of the criteria.
Needs improvement

Dancer only did very little of the assignment and/or did not seem to understand the assignment.
Unobservable

Dancer did not do the assignment.
Responding constructively

Excellent/Exceptional

Demonstrates an excellent skill level in constructively responding to other's movement choices.
Good/Strong

Demonstrates a good/strong skill level in constructively responding to other's movement choices.
Emerging

Demonstrates an emerging skill level in constructively responding to other's movement choices.
Needs improvement

Needs improvement in constructively responding to other's movement choices.
Unobservable

No observable skill level in constructively responding to other's movement choices.



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  • dance improvisation skills

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