1DRAB

Level 1 Drama - Theatre through the ages - Tragedy from Ancient Greece to 20th Century - Semester B

Although 2021 timetables are yet to be finalised, course selection is now finished. Any changes to student courses will now take place in January 2020.

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms P. Sherry


This semester we delve into the classical world of Ancient Greece - the origins of western theatre and explore this Theatre Form for our External Examination.  We will work as a class to plan, prepare and perform a play/s in a public performance refining our acting skills and working as an ensemble. We will explore in-depth a significant modern day tragedy and communicate our understanding of key social, cultural and historical influences in a practical presentation. We will  have the opportunity to learn an ensemble dance from professional dancers. This subject requires full participation from all students throughout the semester.



Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Students are encouraged to see one professional play live to use for the external exams.

Recommended Prior Learning

Year 10 Drama, L1DRAA.

Pathway

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Total Credits Available: 17 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 13 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
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
A.S. 90859 v3
NZQA Info
Dance 1.3 - Demonstrate ensemble skills in a dance
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
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
A.S. 91000 v3
NZQA Info
Drama 1.5 - Demonstrate understanding of a significant play
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 17
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 13
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

Disclaimer

Course selection will depend on the option lines and student numbers. There is no guarantee that the courses you select now will all be available for you in 2021.

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