12DNC

NCEA Level 2 Dance

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms T. Ellis

Level 2 Dance is a course that explores a range of dance styles and techniques, and gives students the opportunity to choreograph and perform dance.  

Students will be required to perform a range of different Dance genres, choreograph their own dances, describe and analyse Dance works and be able to communicate their understanding of Dance in their written work.  There is a written exam at the end of the year which is an analysis of a dance performance. This course aims to extend their practical knowledge and dance technique from Level 1 Dance.



Course Overview

Term 1
Performance of first repertoire dance and group choreography.

Term 2
Performance of a theatre dance and second repertoire dance.

Term 3
Annual showcase and completion of repertoire. Beginning of exam revision.

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.

Recommended Prior Learning

Approval from the HOD Mrs Ellis if you did not take Level 1 Dance

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. 91205 v2
NZQA Info
Dance 2.1 - Choreograph a group 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. 91207 v2
NZQA Info
Dance 2.3 - Perform an ethnic or social dance to communicate understanding of the style
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. 91211 v2
NZQA Info
Dance 2.7 - Provide an interpretation of a dance performance with supporting evidence
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
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

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