12DRA

NCEA Level 2 Drama

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms V. Gowdy

The Level 2 course builds on the skills learned in Year 11 and deepens students' understanding and experience of drama. They continue with the study and application of dramatic techniques, elements and conventions including Shakespearean Theatre features and take part in the public Level 2 performance assessment evening.

This course enhances individual confidence, communication and organisational skills, time management and people management skills.

Field Trips:

  • At least one theatre visit.
  • Professional workshops.
  • Drama Camp (prior to the public performance)


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

It is recommended students pay the subject charge $50. This covers the cost of theatre tickets and costume hire for performance assessments.
Some obligatory rehearsal time will need to take place outside of school hours (for standard 91218).
NCEA Level 1 performance standard 90019 required or by audition.

Recommended Prior Learning

NCEA Level 1 drama, 12 credits or by consultation with teacher in charge.

Pathway

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Total Credits Available: 30 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 22 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91214 v2
NZQA Info
Drama 2.2 - Devise and perform a drama to realise an intention
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 10

A.S. 91215 v3
NZQA Info
Drama 2.3 - Discuss a drama or theatre form or period with reference to a text
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r,4w
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 4, Week: 6

A.S. 91216 v4
NZQA Info
Drama 2.4 - Use complex performance skills associated with a drama or theatre form or period
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 9

A.S. 91217 v2
NZQA Info
Drama 2.5 - Examine the work of a playwright
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91218 v2
NZQA Info
Drama 2.6 - Perform a substantial acting role in a scripted production
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 5r
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 10

A.S. 91219 v2
NZQA Info
Drama 2.7 - Discuss drama elements, techniques, conventions and technologies within live performance
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4w
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 4, Week: 6

A.S. 91221 v2
NZQA Info
Drama 2.9 - Direct a scene for drama performance
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 30
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 30
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 25
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

Disclaimer

POLICY
It is the policy of Taupo-nui-a-Tia College to have school-wide policies that inform parents and students of the criteria for administering all Assessments for National Qualifications.

Credits listed may change.