Level 2 Dance

201DAN
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs Nansen

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.


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 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)


Pathway

Level 3 Dance

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Small fee for costumes for an annual showcase show
PE or Sports Uniform
60 slip clear file
Refill Paper
Pens


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91205 v2 Dance 2.1 - Choreograph a group dance to communicate an intention
2
I
4
A.S. 91206 v2 Dance 2.2 - Choreograph a solo dance to communicate an intention
2
I
4
A.S. 91207 v2 Dance 2.3 - Perform an ethnic or social dance to communicate understanding of the style
2
I
4
A.S. 91208 v3 Dance 2.4 - Perform a theatre dance to communicate understanding of the dance
2
I
4
A.S. 91209 v3 Dance 2.5 - Perform a repertoire of dance
2
I
6
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 22 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 22 credits.

Pathway Tags

Diversional Therapist, Actor, Art Director (Film, Television or Stage), Artistic Director, Film and Video Editor, Sound Technician, Dancer, Entertainer, Counsellor, Minister of Religion, Musician, Systems Administrator, Director (Film, Television, Radio or Stage), Early Childhood Teacher, Media Producer, Production Assistant (Film, Television, Radio or Stage), Model, Nanny/Child Carer, Private Teacher/Tutor, Television Presenter


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