KS1 Dance: Time to Move. Ten Pieces - Planet Mars

Pete Hillier has two sessions exploring planet Mars, dancing to 'Mars the bringer of war' from BBC Ten Pieces.

Planet Mars. 1: Ice shapes
Planet Mars. 2: Dust storms and two moons

BBC Ten Pieces - Planet Mars

This is one of four special units of Time to Move has been produced to complement the BBC music project Ten Pieces. Each of the units features music from Ten Pieces - using the recordings that have been specially made for the BBC. For more information visit the Ten Pieces website.

In this unit the children will be moving to 'Mars, the bringer of war', composed by Gustav Holst. The children will start to build a dance using themes and ideas based on planet Mars and they will use the structure and atmosphere of the music to develop their choreographic skills.


Teacher's Notes

More units from Time to Move: Ten Pieces

Ten Pieces - The sea
Ten Pieces - On the mountain
Ten Pieces - The Firebird