L1 Drama

L1DRAM
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms M. Rowe

This course provides students with an opportunity to study all aspects of Drama. Performance skills, the ability to devise Drama, working with scripts, studying Absurd theatre and Public performance work, all form an integral part of the course. Students will be required to complete written tasks alongside their practical projects.

This course will be assessed to 4 internal Achievement Standards, totalling 18 credits. Students may also be entered for an external standard offering 4 credits.


Course Overview

Term 1
Perform using Drama techniques
Perform Absurd theater

Term 2
Devise and perform a group Drama, using elements and conventions
Complete a presentation about a significant play

Term 3
Public performance of a class play

Term 4
External preparation

Pathway

L2 Drama, L2 Performing Arts Technologies

Course Costs

NB: Approx $100 may be required during the year to pay for various theatre trips (NOT COMPULSORY).


Required Prior Learning

Entry is subject to approval by the HOD. Students’ work in junior Drama will be taken into consideration.



Course Credit Information

This course is eligible for Course Endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90006 v6 Drama 1.1 - Apply drama techniques in a dramatic context
1
I
4
Y
A.S. 90009 v6 Drama 1.6 - Perform an acting role in a scripted production
1
I
5
Y
A.S. 90011 v7 Drama 1.7 - Demonstrate understanding of the use of drama aspects within live performance
1
E
4
Y
A.S. 90997 v2 Drama 1.2 - Devise and perform a drama
1
I
5
Y
A.S. 90999 v4 Drama 1.4 - Use features of a drama/theatre form in a performance
1
I
4
Y
A.S. 91000 v3 Drama 1.5 - Demonstrate understanding of a significant play
1
I
4
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 26 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 22 credits.