301DAN

Level 3 Dance

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs J. Nansen

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 tertiary education with options of scholarship opportunities for the gifted who seek dance at a professional 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
Sports/PE Uniform
60 pocket clear file
Refill Paper
Pens

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.

Credit Information

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Total Credits Available: 26 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 26 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91588 v2
NZQA Info
Dance 3.1 - Produce a dance to realise a concept

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 8
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91589 v2
NZQA Info
Dance 3.2 - Choreograph a dance to develop and resolve ideas

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91590 v2
NZQA Info
Dance 3.3 - Perform a solo or duet dance

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91591 v2
NZQA Info
Dance 3.4 - Perform a group dance

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91592 v2
NZQA Info
Dance 3.5 - Perform a repertoire of contrasting dances

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 26
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 26

Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.

Disclaimer

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