L2 Drama

L2DRAM
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms M. Rowe

This course provides students with an opportunity to further develop their knowledge and skill levels in all aspects of Drama. Performance skills, the ability to devise Drama, working with scripts, studying Realism 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 5 internal Achievement Standards, totalling 22 credits. Students may also be entered for an external standard offering 4 credits.


Course Overview

Term 1
Perform a Realism script using Drama Techniques

Term 2
Devise and perform a group Drama, using elements and conventions, to realize an intention
Script a scene

Term 3
Perform in a significant production, in front of a live audience

Term 4
External preparation

Pathway

L3 Drama, L3 Performing Arts Technologies

Course Costs

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


Required Prior Learning

Entry is subject to approval by the HOD. Students are at an advantage if they have studied Drama at NCEA 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. 91213 v2 Drama 2.1 - Apply drama techniques in a scripted context
2
I
4
Y
4r
A.S. 91214 v2 Drama 2.2 - Devise and perform a drama to realise an intention
2
I
5
Y
A.S. 91216 v4 Drama 2.4 - Use complex performance skills associated with a drama or theatre form or period
2
I
4
Y
4r
A.S. 91218 v2 Drama 2.6 - Perform a substantial acting role in a scripted production
2
I
5
Y
5r
A.S. 91219 v2 Drama 2.7 - Discuss drama elements, techniques, conventions and technologies within live performance
2
E
4
Y
4w
A.S. 91220 v2 Drama 2.8 - Script a scene suitable for drama performance
2
I
4
Y
4w
Total Credits

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