12DRA

NCEA Level 2 Drama

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms K. Olliver


NCEA Level 2

This course provides students with a chance to delve deeper into their skills as a performer and the stories and ideas they wish to present to the world. Confidence, creativity and working in groups are explored through scripts, devised pieces and improvisation.

Students will study one of the most famous playwrights, William Shakespeare. With a focus on Elizabethan Theatre features within the play Macbeth.  Students will be responsible for seeing a script through to performance,  they will take responsibility for the technical, and directorial processes as well as the acting. The final product will be shown in Aurora, and open to the public. The arts in combination will also be examined with students working in groups to devise with the extensive Burnside Highs School Art collection as the stimulus. 

This course is designed in a way to  act as a steppingstone into Level Three Drama










Course Overview

Term 1
Students will study Elizabethan Theatre, with a focus on Macbeth. They will apply features of the theatre form for a performance in groups. This is a individual grade.

Term 2
Students will prepare and perform a play for a public audience. This is an individual grade.

Term 3
Students will work in groups to devise a performance based on a well known art work. Students will be introduced to the technologies of theatre including lighting, sound and costume. This is a group grade.

Term 4
Students will prepare for the external examination.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$15 for life theatre viewing required for the external examination

Recommended Prior Learning

At least a Merit in AS91515 and 4 External Credits or at the discretion of the HOD.A high level of fluency in English is advisable.

Pathway

Career Pathways

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 22 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91214 v2
NZQA Info
Drama 2.2 - Devise and perform a drama to realise an intention
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91215 v3
NZQA Info
Drama 2.3 - Discuss a drama or theatre form or period with reference to a text
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r,4w
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91216 v4
NZQA Info
Drama 2.4 - Use complex performance skills associated with a drama or theatre form or period
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91218 v2
NZQA Info
Drama 2.6 - Perform a substantial acting role in a scripted production
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 5r
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91219 v2
NZQA Info
Drama 2.7 - Discuss drama elements, techniques, conventions and technologies within live performance
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4w
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 22
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 22
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 17
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

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