Have students brainstorm about their personal hero. Is it their parents, classmate, pet, someone from pop culture? Whoever it is- it’s OK! Have students write an essay explaining their choice- what makes them special? How have they impacted their life? Do they have any special personality traits or funny habits?
My example to my students: I used to have a dance teacher that used to take a picture of herself in a bikini every year on her birthday (she did this until she was 80).
Because she always wanted to be honest about her body.
Students will select music that represents the essay and create a movement piece!!
Who did your students pick as their hero? Who is your hero and what would your movement piece include?