NCEA Level 2 Drama

12DRA
Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Miss S. Harris

Level 2 Drama combines theory and practical work to not only develop performance skills, but also create an understanding of our world.

Students will select and use elements, techniques, conventions and technologies associated with drama.

Research, evaluation and analysis will also be used to refine ideas within a range of dramatic forms to develop drama.

Students will perform and make critical judgements about how elements, techniques, conventions and technologies are used to create form and meaning in their own and others work. 


Subject Overview

Term 1
Drama Techniques in a scripted context and Devised theatre

Term 2
Complex performance skills associated with a Drama/theatre form or period.

Term 3
Script a scene suitable for a drama performance

Pathway

NCEA Level 3 Drama

Job options include but are not limited to:
• Actor
• Community arts worker
• Dancer
• Drama therapist
• Music producer
• Music therapist
• Theatre director
• Arts administrator
• Broadcast presenter
• Film director
• Further education teacher
• Higher education lecturer
• Secondary school teacher
• Theatre stage manager
• Playwright
• Lighting administrator
• Sound administrator
• Wardrobe/costume administrator/designer
• Set/stage designer
• Properties management
• Make-up and hair

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$50.00 (curriculum materials


Recommended Prior Learning

Level 1 Drama and/or English  Level One Achieved.


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. 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. 91215 v3 Drama 2.3 - Discuss a drama or theatre form or period with reference to a text
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
2
I
4
Y
4r
A.S. 91219 v2 Drama 2.7 - Discuss drama elements, techniques, conventions and technologies within live performance
2
E
4
Y
4w
A.S. 91220 v2 Drama 2.8 - Script a scene suitable for drama performance
2
I
4
Y
4w
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 25 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 17 credits.