Dances of the 7 Continents Vol. 2 DVD 7 By Sanna Longden DVD and online syllabus Volume 2 of the 2-part Dances of the 7 Continents series.This second DVD of the series shows Sanna teaching the dances to students and their teachers (K through college), family groups, and adult folk dancers. Each dance segment includes a brief cultural background description and teaching tips. Also included are interviews with elementary music, physical education, and classroom teachers, a principal, and students, plus instruction of some movement figures and written dance instructions. An online link to downloadable PDF files of the syllabus of dance directions is included
CD 4 (item 851885, available separately) contains music for dances taught on this volume 2 DVD 7.
CONTENTS with suggested grade levels:Asia:Diu Xie (Tibetan circle dance using scarves) adaptable for 3rd-adultsLo Ahavti Dai (Israeli dance in two facing circles) upper elementary-adultsAfrica:Pata Pata (line dance from black South Africa) upper elementary-adultsTant' Hessie (partner mixer from white South Africa) upper elementary-adultsNorth America:Mexican Clapping Game (hand jive game for fours from Monterrey) 2nd-8thYakima Round Dance (Native American greeting dance of the Yakima people) 3rd-adultsGoin' Down to Cairo (playparty partner game from Illinois) adaptable for 3rd-adultsOceania:Hoe Ana (canoe dance from Tahiti sitting or standing) all agesEurope:Waves of Tory (Irish ceilidh danc in a longways formation) adaptable for 2nd-adultsDva Pati Nadjasno (young children's circle dance from Bulgaria) preK-3rdTsamikos (dance of Greece in an open circle) 5th-adultsOxDansen (young men's fighting dance from Sweden) 4th-adultsLa Boulangere (square dance from region around Paris, France) 4th-adultsAntarctica:Penguin Dance (traditional longways dance of the Penguin peoples) K-5th"I Let Her Go-Go" is not recorded on the CD; it is meant to be sung.