NCEA Level 1 Dance

11DNC
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.

Pathway

NCEA Level 2 Dance

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.


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90002 v6 Dance 1.2 - Perform dance sequences
1
I
6
A.S. 90858 v3 Dance 1.1 - Compose dance sequences for given briefs
1
I
6
A.S. 90859 v3 Dance 1.3 - Demonstrate ensemble skills in a dance
1
I
4
A.S. 90861 v3 Dance 1.5 - Demonstrate understanding of a dance performance
1
E
4
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 16 credits.

Pathway Tags

Diversional Therapist, Actor, Art Director (Film, Television or Stage), Artistic Director, Film and Video Editor, Sound Technician, Dancer, Entertainer, Counsellor, Director (Film, Television, Radio or Stage), Early Childhood Teacher, Media Producer, Production Assistant (Film, Model, Nanny/Child Carer, Private Teacher/Tutor, Television Presenter