L2DANC

L2 Dance

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms M. Rowe

In Dance students will study both the practical and theoretical aspects of the subject. This includes developing an understanding of the language of Dance as well as increasing performance skills in a variety of Dance styles. There will also be opportunities to develop choreographic skills. 

Students will participate in three public performances, one of which will be as part of the Show Quest competition at Baycourt Theatre. Students will be required to complete written tasks alongside their practical projects.

The course is assessed to a range of internal Achievement Standards in Dance, along with an optional external Achievement standard. Students will be assessed on between 20 and 28 credits.


Course Overview

Term 1
Understanding Choreographic Devices
Choreograph a group Dance
Perform a repertoire of Dance
Perform in Public Showcase

Term 2
Perform a repertoire of Dance
Perform a theater Dance
Show Quest competition

Term 3
Choreograph a solo Dance
Learn and Perform a 'Gumboot' Dance
Choreograph a group Dance
Perform a repertoire of Dance
Perform in Public Showcase

Term 4
External preparation

Course Costs

Show Quest - $30 (optional)

Required Prior Learning

Entry is subject to approval by HOD and dependent on a proven interest in and commitment to Dance. The course is aimed at those students who are keen to develop their Dance skills further. It is advisable for students to have studied Dance at L1.


Pathway

Course Credit Information

This course is eligible for Course Endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Total Credits Available: 34 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 26 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

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91206 v2
NZQA Info
Dance 2.2 - Choreograph a solo dance to communicate an intention

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

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

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

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

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

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

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91210 v2
NZQA Info
Dance 2.6 - Demonstrate understanding of a range of choreographic processes

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
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

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91212 v2
NZQA Info
Dance 2.8 - Demonstrate understanding of a dance genre or style in context

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

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: 34
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 8
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

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