How Do You Memorize the Dance Moves?
Grades: 3 - 5

Video Description: Dancers with Modern American Dance Company (MADCO) answer the question, “How Do You Memorize the Dance Moves?” .

Type of Video: Segment*
Unique Video ID: Dance-16**

Quick Ideas for Using the Video:

  • Dancers, musicians, athletes, and more rely on muscle memory, which is built through practice. Have your students think about tasks they do without thinking, such as brushing their teeth, which is an example of muscle memory.


*Segment videos are short excerpts edited from interviews or interactive programs that offer flexible and differentiated ways to use the rich content included in the full-length conversation.

**The unique Video ID can be used to quickly locate a single video in the ET collection. This search function is designed to let teachers assign students to watch a specific video and have only that video appear as a search result. Just click on Search and choose “By Video ID.” Then type in the Video ID as it appears above. Be sure to include the dash.