Monday, January 30, 2012

Lesson Plan for January 30 Beginner Class

Steps taught: skip change of step, slip step, strathspey traveling step.

Figures taught: circle, figure of eight, hands across, rights & lefts, allemande.

ALICE'S REQUEST (J8x32) 2C (4C set) R Goldring Graded & Social Dances 2
1- 8          1s+2s circle 4H round & back
9-16         1s fig of 8 round 2s
17-24       1L+2M turn RH, 1M+2L turn RH
25-32       1s lead down the middle & up to 2nd place

HOOPER'S JIG (J8x32) 3C (4C set) MMM 2
1- 8          All clap & 1s cross passing RSh, cast to 2nd place &
                dance RH across with 3s
9-16         All clap & 1s cross passing RSh, cast to 1st place &
                dance LH across with 2s
17-24       1M+3L change places RH,
                1L+3M change places RH (as 1M+3L loop round),
                1M+3L change places RH (as 1L+3M loop round),
                1L+3M cross LH 1L ending in 2nd place (as 1M casts to 2nd pl)
25-32       2s+1s dance R&L

RAKES OF GLASGOW (S8x32) 3C (4C set) Preston RSCDS Bk 11
1- 8          1s+2s dance R&L
9-16         1s lead down the middle & back to top
17-24       1s+2s dance Allemande
25-32       2s+1s+3s circle 6H round & back

Video of Rakes of Glascow from the Scottish Screen Archive at the National Library of Scotland, recorded in 1950.

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