Level 2 Drama

DR203
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: S. Pats 1

This course may be selected. However, placement will depend on number of places available and whether it fits in the timetable schedule.

Level: 2
Code: DR203
Course
Information:
This course builds on skills gained in NCEA Level 1 Drama. It requires in and out
of class time work and further develops students’ skills in devising, acting,
responding and reflecting on theatre practice, effective communication and group
responsibility. All senior students who take this course will be expected to perform
a practical role in a major class performance. This course also gives students the
chance to learn about different theatre forms and explore the work of a range of
theatre practitioners. In addition, there are some charges for travelling to see public
performances. Students can gain 14 NCEA Level 2 reading and 8 writing credits
from this course.
Prerequisites:  At least 14 credits in a Year 11 English course.
Students who do not meet these prerequisites and wish to enrol for this course
must see the teacher-in-charge to discuss their suitability.
Credits: 22 (18 internal, 2 external)
Cost: Approximately $40 for two theatre trips (optional).


Credit Information
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. 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. 91218 v2 Drama 2.6 - Perform a substantial acting role in a scripted production
2
I
5
Y
5r
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 18 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 18 credits.