The scheme of work and 6 lesson plans are inspired by professional dance works, Petrushka, River dance and Walt Disney’s Fantasia. The unit makes cross-curricular links with music and history taking on a social and cultural theme and setting. The unit focuses developing an awareness of social/folk dance in a cultural context. Technical skills Introduction to folk dance technique using a Russian theme. development of characterisation. Transference of technical skills to typical Russian dance structures.