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COPYRIGHTED MATERIAL viii viii  Unit 5 Rhythm and Dance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 151 References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 177 179 The movement element of rhythm, the musical Additional Resources concepts of beat and meter, and the qualities About the Author . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 181 of swinging, sustained, suspended, percussive, vibratory, and collapsing movement are explored in this unit. The Statues game offers students the opportunity to improvise and express themselves to a variety of music, and the More Movement Words activities provide a chance for students to perform combinations of skills in interpretive and expressive ways. All of the activities in this unit prepare children for dance experiences in the upper elementary grades. COPYRIGHTED MATERIAL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .