NCEA Level 2 Drama

12DRA
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)


Pathway

NCEA Level 3 Drama

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.


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91214 v2 Drama 2.2 - Devise and perform a drama to realise an intention
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
2
I
5
Y
A.S. 91215 v3 Drama 2.3 - Discuss a drama or theatre form or period with reference to a text
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
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
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
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
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
2
I
5
Y
5r
A.S. 91219 v2 Drama 2.7 - Discuss drama elements, techniques, conventions and technologies within live performance
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
2
E
4
Y
4w
A.S. 91221 v2 Drama 2.9 - Direct a scene for drama performance
2
I
4
Y
4r
Total Credits

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

Pathway Tags

Production Manager, Event Co-ordinator, Human Resources, Promoter, Theatre Producer / Assistant, Lighting Technician, Communications, Broadcasting, Media, Teacher, Actor, Art Director (Film/Television/Stage), Artistic Director, Cinema Projectionist, Dancer, Director (Film/Television/Radio/Stage), Entertainer, Film and Video Editor, Film/Television Camera Operator, Light Technician, Media Producer, Musician, Production Assistant (Film/Television/Radio/Stage), Radio Presenter, Sound Technician, Television Presenter, Primary School Teacher, Private Teacher/Tutor, Tertiary Lecturer, Diversional Therapist


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.