NCEA Level 2 Dance 201

DAN201
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr N. Brown

Recommended Prior Learning

Dance 101 or TIC discretion.



Dance 201
This course covers dance choreography, performance and analysis with a focus on group choreography and performance. Students choreographic devices for both solo and group, perform in a repertoire of dances of a single style and learn an ethnic dance style. External standards require students to analyse a professional dance work and provide their interpretation of this.
Dance is a University approved subject. Skills gained in dance such as creative processes, analysis, innovation, communicating ideas, and collaborating effectively with others can be applied to a wide variety of occupations.
Participation in public performances is a compulsory aspect of this course.



Learning Areas:

Drama and Dance


Assessment Policy & Procedures
Pathway

NCEA Level 3 Dance 301

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$30 for a Tawa Dance t-shirt. Hoodies are also available for $50. These may be worn with plain black shorts, leggings or trackpants.
Black jazz shoes are highly recommended.
An order will be placed at the start of the year (approx. $40 - $50).
Optional trips to live professional dance performances will be offered and are a valuable learning experience for students.
The cost is approximately $10-20 per performance.


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91205 v2 Dance 2.1 - Choreograph a group dance to communicate an intention
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
2
I
4
A.S. 91206 v2 Dance 2.2 - Choreograph a solo dance to communicate an intention
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
2
I
4
A.S. 91207 v2 Dance 2.3 - Perform an ethnic or social dance to communicate understanding of the style
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
2
I
4
A.S. 91209 v3 Dance 2.5 - Perform a repertoire of dance
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
2
I
6
A.S. 91211 v2 Dance 2.7 - Provide an interpretation of a dance performance with supporting evidence
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
2
E
4
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 22 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 18 credits.