Read the book The Great Kapok Tree
Show a diagram of the Layers of the Rainforest.
Introducing Movement Vocabulary And Focus
Warm-up the body using the levels of the Rainforest
Repeat sequence in groups ending in a overlapping group shape with all the Rainforest layers represented.
Moving through space, identifying animals in the Rainforest layers Emergence layer, Large birds, leaping, soaring and perching
In groups create a Rainforest dance. Each dance must have:
Dancers may manipulate their composition by changing the sequence order and manipulating the basic dance concepts of time, space and energy.