African Dance Trends, 1st Edition

  • Tammy Gagne
  • Published By: Mitchell Lane
  • ISBN-10: 161228597X
  • ISBN-13: 9781612285979
  • DDC: 793.3196
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 8th Grade
  • 48 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released January 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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This contemporary title explores African dance trends in today's health-oriented world. The teenage reader is exposed to the health and fitness perspective of African dance, African regional differences, dance meanings, and history, and is encouraged to draw conclusions as to the appropriateness of the activity in his or her life. Safety issues are presented where appropriate. The "African Dance Trends" title has been developed to encourage teens to analyze the information and satisfies many of the Common Core specific goals, higher level skills, and progressive strategies for middle grade and junior high level students.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Can’t Take that Away.
2: Modern Pioneers.
3: African Queens.
4: The Evolution of African Dance.
5: Moving to the Beat of Different Drums.
Where to Get Started.
Further Reading.
About the Author.