02DAN

Level 2 Dance

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms M. Ta'e'iloa

In this course students will explore a variety of different styles and genres such as Pasifika, Contemporary, Hip Hop, Musical Theatre and Gumboot Dancing. They will also create their own choreographies in small groups and develop a greater understanding of choreographic process. This programme of learning includes both practical and written assessments including one external written examination at the end of the year. They will have two performance opportunities to showcase their work, the mid year and end of year show. 

Recommended Prior Learning

This is an open entry course however students will need to have some Dance experience in order to achieve in this course.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Students will have the opportunity to view at least one to two live performances throughout the year. Costs will given closer to the time but usually range between $20 - $30 per performance (including transportation).

Pathway

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Total Credits Available: 18 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91206 v2
NZQA Info
Dance 2.2 - Choreograph a solo dance to communicate an intention
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91208 v3
NZQA Info
Dance 2.4 - Perform a theatre dance to communicate understanding of the dance
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91209 v3
NZQA Info
Dance 2.5 - Perform a repertoire of dance
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91212 v2
NZQA Info
Dance 2.8 - Demonstrate understanding of a dance genre or style in context
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 18
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 4
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0