L2 Drama

DRA21
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs N. Thompson

Level 2 Drama will challenge ākonga through learning from all strands of the Drama Curriculum and offers ākonga the chance to gain 22 credits towards Level Two NCEA. The course will provide transferable knowledge and skills that can be applied to critical, social and work related contexts The ākonga will learn about a special theatre forms (Elizabethan and physical theatre), examine the work of a playwright and use this to devise their own performances. Students will also prepare an acting role for a scripted performance. Throughout the year, they will also view live theatre in preparation for an external exam.  This exam allows students to gain an endorsement for Drama. Drama will provide the backdrop of support and encouragement for ākonga to develop specific skills and techniques.



Pathway

L3 Drama

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$40 Script Book Bond
$70 approx for recommended attendance at professional theatre performances


Recommended Prior Learning

Open Entry


Standards Available

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

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. 91215 v3 Drama 2.3 - Discuss a drama or theatre form or period with reference to a text
2
E
4
Y
4r,4w
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. 91217 v2 Drama 2.5 - Examine the work of a playwright
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: 34 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 26 credits.