100DAN

Level 1 Dance and Drama

Course Description

A creative and physical outlet for students to express themselves through Dance. Students will describe, analyse and extend their understanding of dance in the many different forms it holds. Students will learn to create dance by a means of intention, purpose, inspiration and imagination. The career pathway for students is to continue into L2 & L3 with options of scholarship opportunities for the gifted who seek dance at a tertiary level. This subject is UE approved and offers literacy credits in the external exam. 

Specific skills learned  

Choreographic Intention – meaning of dance

Choreographic Devices – how to create a dance

Genres or forms of Dance – styles of dance such as Hip Hop or Contemporary Dance

Group work – creating choreography in a group 

Duets – working with a partner

Dance Elements – Time, Space, Energy, Relationships (Components that make a dance)


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Small fee for costumes for an annual showcase show. $20

Recommended Prior Learning

General understanding that the subject involves physical education through dance. Students need to have correct gear and have to respect and encourage the work and choreographic process of all students involved in the course.

Pathway

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Total Credits Available: 24 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 20 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90002 v6
NZQA Info
Dance 1.2 - Perform dance sequences
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90005 v6
NZQA Info
Dance 1.6 - Demonstrate knowledge of a dance genre or style
Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90858 v3
NZQA Info
Dance 1.1 - Compose dance sequences for given briefs
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90859 v3
NZQA Info
Dance 1.3 - Demonstrate ensemble skills in a dance
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90860 v3
NZQA Info
Dance 1.4 - Demonstrate understanding of the elements of dance
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 24
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 8
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

Disclaimer

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