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NCEA Level 2 Dance

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs G. Hannan

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 styles, 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.


Recommended Prior Learning

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

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

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

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. 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
Total Numeracy Credits: 0