Caribbean Dance: Styles, Moves & History


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Of the places listed below, which would not be one of the islands in the Caribbean?

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1. Many types of Caribbean dance come from what complex mix of sources?

2. What does the word polyrhythmic mean?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

To pass this quiz on Caribbean dance, you'll need to be familiar with Caribbean islands and a type of dancing to steel drum music.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The questions in this quiz will test you on:

  • Which islands are in the Caribbean
  • Sources of Caribbean dance
  • Meaning of polyrhythmic
  • Description of a specified Caribbean dance
  • The dance commonly performed to music that involves steel drums

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the Caribbean dance that involves dragging the right leg to meet the left
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the meaning of polyrhythmic
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding various Caribbean islands and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Further your understanding of this topic with the related lesson titled Caribbean Dance: Styles, Moves & History. Some of the additional topics you'll find in this lesson inlcude:

  • Characteristics of Caribbean dance
  • Polycentric dance moves
  • What style of dance has morphed into the salsa
  • Series of steps called the chase