L3 Drama

DRA31
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs N. Thompson

Level 3 Drama will challenge ākonga through learning from all strands of the Drama Curriculum and offers ākonga the chance express one’s self through workshops and performance. The course will provide transferable knowledge and skills that can be applied to critical, social and work related contexts. The ākonga will extend their knowledge of the theories and practices of Drama and learn to create their own original pieces as well as perform scripted plays. For the first time in Senior Drama, they will also undertake solo performances. Throughout the year ākonga will view live theatre in preparation for the external exam. These 22 credits contribute towards their Level Three NCEA. This course is also tailored to support those who are selected to sit the Drama Scholarship Exam. Drama will provide the backdrop of support and encouragement for ākonga to develop specific skills and techniques.

Scholarship offered.


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

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


Recommended Prior Learning

Open Entry


Standards Available

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91512 v2 Drama 3.1 - Interpret scripted text to integrate drama techniques in performance
3
I
4
Y
4r *
A.S. 91513 v2 Drama 3.2 - Devise and perform a drama to realise a concept
3
I
5
Y
*
A.S. 91515 v2 Drama 3.4 - Select and use complex performance skills associated with a drama form or period
3
I
4
Y
4r *
A.S. 91517 v2 Drama 3.6 - Perform a substantial acting role in a significant production
3
I
5
Y
5r *
A.S. 91518 v3 Drama 3.7 - Demonstrate understanding of live drama performance
3
E
4
Y
4w *
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 22

* 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: 22 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 18 credits.