What is your definition of excellence?
Vocabulary: Personal Best, Effort, Doing Your Best, Practice
Remembering: Where was one of the places Anna practiced?
Understanding: How did she feel about her dancing at first?
Applying: What is something difficult for you to do but you still enjoy doing?
For me it's... Jazzercise. It's tough but I really enjoy feeling fit.
Classroom Activity: Breaking into Dancing Identify details of Anna’s journey to reaching her secret dream of becoming a dancer. For the pre-write, complete a Sequence-of-Events Chart. Write about the what, when, where, why and how of each time period. 1. Childhood2. Teenager3. First Job4. Dance Troupe5. Dance Teacher
3-5: What is Anna's definition of excellence? Write your own definition of excellence.