L3 Dance

L3DANC
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 and production 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 one optional external standard. Students will be assessed on between 20 and 24 credits.


Course Overview

Term 1
Produce a Dance
Perform a repertoire of contrasting dances
Choreograph a Dance to resolve ideas
Public Dance Showcase

Term 2
Perform a repertoire of contrasting dances
Perform a group Dance
Show Quest

Term 3
Produce a Dance
Perform a repertoire of contrasting dances
Choreograph a Dance to resolve ideas
Perform a solo or duo
Public Dance 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 L2.



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. 91588 v2 Dance 3.1 - Produce a dance to realise a concept
3
I
8
*
A.S. 91589 v2 Dance 3.2 - Choreograph a dance to develop and resolve ideas
3
I
4
*
A.S. 91590 v2 Dance 3.3 - Perform a solo or duet dance
3
I
4
*
A.S. 91591 v2 Dance 3.4 - Perform a group dance
3
I
4
*
A.S. 91592 v2 Dance 3.5 - Perform a repertoire of contrasting dances
3
I
6
*
A.S. 91594 v2 Dance 3.7 - Analyse a dance performance
3
E
4
Y
4w *
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 30

* Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.

Total Credits Available: 30 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 26 credits.