This week, Ms. Friedmann’s music classes and Mr. Powers’ gym classes have been teaming up in the gym for a dance unit! Some of the dances we have been learning include La Raspa (Mexican Hat Dance) from Mexico, Jibidi Ibida from France, Troika from Russia, Seven Jumps from Denmark, the Hokey Pokey, the Cha Cha Slide, the Cupid Shuffle, the Bunny Hop, the Alley Cat, the Twist, and the Chicken Dance.
5th grade students dance the Troika
3rd grade students dance La Raspa, or The Mexican Hat Dance
2nd grade students dancing The Chicken Dance!
1st grade students doing a mirroring exercise.