11DRA

NCEA Level 1 Drama

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs B. Davies

You will develop knowledge of drama with your teacher.  You will select four Achievement/Unit Standards to complete during the academic year.


Course Overview

Term 1
Developing understanding of drama elements, techniques and conventions

Students will learn the elements, techniques and conventions needed to produce a drama performance and then apply this knowledge in a dramatic context.

Term 2
Developing understanding of the features of a Theatre form

Students will learn about the features of the Commedia Dell'Arte theatre form and apply this understanding in a Commedia Dell'Arte scenario. Students will also construct a Commedia Dell'Arte mask to represent a stock character.

Students will also use this understanding to support their preparation for the external examination.

Term 3
Demonstrating their knowledge and understanding of Commedia Dell'Arte

Students will expand on their knowledge and understanding of Commedia Dell'Arte as they prepare to explain the features of this theatre form.

Perform a scripted production

Students will also prepare a scripted production that they will perform to an audience.

Term 4
Perform a scripted production

Students will perform their scripted production to an audience. Students will also learn how to apply theatre make up and use this knowledge to design the makeup for their character and apply it for performances.

Demonstrate understanding of features of Commedia Dell'Arte

Students will continue to prepare for the external examination, where they will share their knowledge and understanding of Commedia Dell'Arte.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Course Contribution: $40
Stationery Requirements: 1 x clearfile, refill

Recommended Prior Learning

Completed the Year 10 Performance Arts course.  Alternatively your place in this class will need to be approved by the Teacher in Charge.

Pathway

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Total Credits Available: 24 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 20 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 26688 v4
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge and techniques of make-up application for a performance context
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 4, Week: 2

U.S. 26690 v4
NZQA Info
Construct item(s) to meet production needs for a performance context from a given brief
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 3

A.S. 90006 v6
NZQA Info
Drama 1.1 - Apply drama techniques in a dramatic context
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 8

A.S. 90009 v6
NZQA Info
Drama 1.6 - Perform an acting role in a scripted production
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 4, Week: 2

A.S. 90998 v2
NZQA Info
Drama 1.3 - Demonstrate understanding of features of a drama/theatre form
Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 5
Term: 4, Week: 4

A.S. 90999 v4
NZQA Info
Drama 1.4 - Use features of a drama/theatre form in a performance
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 8

Credit Summary
Total Credits: 24
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 17
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

Disclaimer

Standards shown on courses are only an indication and not all may be offered at the time of study.

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