L2 Dance

L2DANC
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 18 and 34 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

Pathway

L3 Dance

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.


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. 91205 v2 Dance 2.1 - Choreograph a group dance to communicate an intention
2
I
4
A.S. 91206 v2 Dance 2.2 - Choreograph a solo 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. 91208 v3 Dance 2.4 - Perform a theatre dance to communicate understanding of the dance
2
I
4
A.S. 91209 v3 Dance 2.5 - Perform a repertoire of dance
2
I
6
A.S. 91210 v2 Dance 2.6 - Demonstrate understanding of a range of choreographic processes
2
I
4
A.S. 91211 v2 Dance 2.7 - Provide an interpretation of a dance performance with supporting evidence
2
E
4
Y
A.S. 91212 v2 Dance 2.8 - Demonstrate understanding of a dance genre or style in context
2
E
4
Y
Total Credits

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