Ballet Class Lesson Plan

Instructor: John Hamilton

John has tutored algebra and SAT Prep and has a B.A. degree with a major in psychology and a minor in mathematics from Christopher Newport University.

Educate your students about ballet class with this helpful lesson plan. They will take part in a group discussion, and also practice ballet positions.

Learning Objectives

After studying this lesson on ballet class your students will be able to:

  • Describe the attire and equipment that is necessary for a ballet class
  • Explain the five basic positions that provide the foundation for all ballet
  • Name some advanced ballet moves that go beyond the five basic positions


45-60 minutes


  • Band-aids (optional)
  • Bottled water (optional)
  • Internet access
  • Leotard(s)
  • Skirt(s)
  • Slippers (canvas or leather)
  • Tights
  • Tutu(s)

Curriculum Standards

Please note that each state has different standards for physical education. Please consult your state's standards to ensure proper alignment.

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