Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Lesson Plan for Oct. 29

Figures Taught: Reel of Four, Progressive Grand Chain

THE GREEN ISLE BRIDGE (J8x32) 3C (4C set) B Forbes Craigievar Bk 4
1- 8        1s+2s+3s dance reel of 3 on sides (1s dance in & down to start)
9-16       1s cross down RH to double triangle pstn, set,
              cast down behind 3s & dance up to 2nd place
17-24     1L dances LH across with 2M+3M
              while 1M dances RH across with 2L+3L,
              1s cross to other side to continue the wheels
25-32     1s+2s dance double fig of 8 (1s crossing up to start)

SWISS LASSIE (R8x32) 3C (4C set) R Betsche RSCDS 39
1- 8       1s dance in & cast to 3rd place, 2s+1s turn partners RH 1.1/4 times
              to form a line up & down middle of set (Men facing down Ladies up)
9-16       2s+1s dance reel of 4 up & down middle of set
              ending with 2M facing Ladies side & 1L facing Mens side
17-24     2s+1s chase round clockwise 1/2 way, 1s+3s+2s Advance+Retire
25-32     3s+2s 1/2 turn partners RH, dance RH across 1/2 way,
              1s+2s 1/2 turn partners RH & dance RH across 1/2 way

MACDONALD OF THE ISLES (S3x32) 3C Set D Haynes Carnforth Coll 2
1- 8        2s dance full diagonal Reels of 4 with 1st corners,
              passing by the LSh to face 2nd corners
9-16       2s dance full diagonal Reel of 4 with 2nd corners
              to end in original places
17-24     Dance Progressive Chain:
                 1s cross RH &
                 change places LH on side with 2s
                 1s change places RH with 3s while 2s cross over RH
                 1s cross LH while 2s & 3s change places LH
25-32     3s+2s dance 1/2 R&L,
              3s dance 1/2 fig of 8 round end couples (3M up & 3L down)
              to end in 2nd places

THE HUNTING HORN (J8x32) 3C (4C set) P McBride SCD Archives
1- 8        1s cast 1 place, cross RH, cast below 3s & lead up middle to 2nd place
              BtoB in centre for Double Triangles
9-16       1s dance Double Triangles & end facing 2nd corners
17-24     1s dance diagonal reels of 4 with 2nd corners,
               pass partner LSh to face 1st corners
25-32     1s dance reels of 4 with 1st corners, pass partner LSh
               to end in 2nd place facing out to start next sequence

THE MICHIGAN REEL (R4x32) 4C set J Trew Martello Tower & Other Dances
1- 8         All Advance+Retire & dance BtoB with partner
9-16        1s+2s also 3s+4s dance R&L
17-24      All dance RSh reels of 4 on sides
25-32      1s dance down to 4th place, others step up on bars 27-28 &
                all turn partner RH

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