11DNC

NCEA Level 1 Dance

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms T. Ellis

Students learn and perform several different styles of dance in this course. They also learn how to choreograph sequences using the elements and choreographic devices of dance in groups. There is a written exam at the end of the year that requires analyzing a dance that they will have studied in class. Internal assessments are all performances as this is a practical based subject.


Course Overview

Term 1
Ensemble choreography taught by teacher and performance of a specific style of dance.

Term 2
Composition of first group choreography and performance of a second style of dance. Complete term by choreographing second group dance.

Term 3
Annual showcase and performance of third specific style of dance. Complete term by studying and analyzing a choreography for exams.

Term 4
Exam revision.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$20 for outside dance tutors. Students are also expected to have the new Burnside Dance uniform which consists of a long or short sleeve t shirt and anything black on the lower half- tights, shorts, pants.

Pathway

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 16 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. 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. 90861 v3
NZQA Info
Dance 1.5 - Demonstrate understanding of a dance performance
Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 20
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 4
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

Disclaimer

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