NCEA Level 2 Dance

12DNC
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

Pathway

NCEA Level 3 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.


Recommended Prior Learning

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


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. 91205 v2 Dance 2.1 - Choreograph a group dance to communicate an intention
2
I
4
A.S. 91207 v2 Dance 2.3 - Perform an ethnic or social dance to communicate understanding of the style
2
I
4
A.S. 91209 v3 Dance 2.5 - Perform a repertoire of dance
2
I
6
A.S. 91211 v2 Dance 2.7 - Provide an interpretation of a dance performance with supporting evidence
2
E
4
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 18 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 14 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