Year 13 Dance

13DNC
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: L. Neal

Content:

This course is designed for students who have strong practical and written skills, or girls who have done a lot of extracurricular dance.
This course is 75% practical.

• Students can either choreograph and produce a dance by themselves or as part of a group
• Students learn how to effectively teach a group a sequence of movement
• Students learn ways of developing movement memory and improving concentration
• Students demonstrate their understanding of “Dance Performance” practices in written journal form
• Students will perform a solo or duo in any style
• Students will learn and perform a repertoire of contrasting dance styles
• Students will analyse and evaluate a wide variety of New Zealand dance styles
• Students will have the option of extra external credits by researching dance in New Zealand, both past and present

Skills:
Choreography, performance, evaluation, movement skills and technique, rhythmic awareness, appreciation of dance, presentation, problem solving, analysis of form and style in movement, develop creativity and imagination, develop confidence in working relationships with others, self discipline, self motivation.

Students will be expected to complete approximately 18 of the credits listed below.


Contributions and Equipment

Specific requirements for this class are:
1 A4 Clearfile
1 A4 Lined Refill Pad


Recommended Prior Learning

Satisfactory/high achievement in Year 12 Dance or by audition. 


Credit Information

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. 91588 v2 Dance 3.1 - Produce a dance to realise a concept
3
I
8
*
A.S. 91589 v2 Dance 3.2 - Choreograph a dance to develop and resolve ideas
3
I
4
*
A.S. 91590 v2 Dance 3.3 - Perform a solo or duet dance
3
I
4
*
A.S. 91591 v2 Dance 3.4 - Perform a group dance
3
I
4
*
A.S. 91592 v2 Dance 3.5 - Perform a repertoire of contrasting dances
3
I
6
*
A.S. 91594 v2 Dance 3.7 - Analyse a dance performance
3
E
4
Y
4w *
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 30

* 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: 30 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 26 credits.

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