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Kinesthetic Math Lessons for Age 9 and Older by Susan Kramer

Contents

1. ABA Sequencing Waltz Combination
2.
ABA Sequencing Schottische Combination
3. ABCD Sequencing
4. Add Odd and Even Numbers Lessons
5. Division
Lesson
6. Division with Remainder Lesson
7. Dividing 15 into Sets of 5
8. Geometric Shapes in Advanced Kinesthetic Lesson
9.
Multiplication Lessons


3. ABCD Sequencing


Skill level: Age 9+

Preparation: Students stand together in center of room; take hands and walk backward till arms are stretched forming a circle.

1st set of 16 counts: Part A
1. Holding hands, take 4 skips in to center of circle; arms remain low.
2. Still holding hands take 4 skips backward to beginning place.
3. Repeat 1. and 2.

2nd set of 16 counts: Part B
4. Everyone quickly drop hands and make a quarter turn clockwise, to right, so now student is facing the back of the student who was alongside.
5. Take 8 skips moving in a forward counter-clockwise direction keeping the circle shape; arms swing in opposition.
6. Turn to face opposite direction and take 8 skips in a forward clockwise direction keeping open circle shape; arms swing in opposition.

3rd set of 16 counts: Part C

7. Turn to face center of circle again; back at starting position.
8. Take hands with student on either side.
9. Holding hands, all slide to right for 8 slides in a counter-clockwise direction, keeping open circle shape; pause.
10. Still holding hands, change direction of circle by sliding 8 times toward left in clockwise direction, keeping circle shape open; pause.

4th set of 16 counts: Part D
11. Still holding hands take 4 skips in to center of circle, arms starting down at side, then arms moving forward and up to overhead by the end of the 4th skip.
12. Still holding hands take 4 skips backward to again form the open circle shape; arms coming down to sides again by the 4th skip.
13. To end dance, a student designated ahead of time breaks right hand with adjoining student's left hand while remaining students hold hands and lead the students in a line out of the room or to one corner with 8 skips.

Article by Susan Kramer



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