Level 1 Drama

11DRAM
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms M. Milburn


The standards offered in this course may be altered at the discretion of the Head of Department.

In Level 1 Drama, students will interpret scripted drama and devise their own pieces for performance. Students view and reflect on the effectiveness of live theatre, and adapt the conventions of a specific theatre form to their own stagecraft. They will be introduced to theatre practitioners such as Cecily Berry and theatre styles such as Commedia Dell ‘Arte.

As part of the Drama student’s external Drama Achievement standard, they are to view professional live theatre. In this course, students will view at least one live show a year. This is usually during school time and will cost approximately $30.



Pathway

Level 2 Drama

Recommended Prior Learning

Students are to have achieved satisfactorily in the Drama component of 10DRAM or at the discretion of the Teacher in Charge. A strong comprehension of oral and written English is recommended. Due to the collaborative nature of this course, students are expected to have at least 90% attendance.


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90009 v6 Drama 1.6 - Perform an acting role in a scripted production
1
I
5
Y
A.S. 90011 v7 Drama 1.7 - Demonstrate understanding of the use of drama aspects within live performance
1
E
4
Y
A.S. 90997 v2 Drama 1.2 - Devise and perform a drama
1
I
5
Y
A.S. 90999 v4 Drama 1.4 - Use features of a drama/theatre form in a performance
1
I
4
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 18 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.

Disclaimer

Courses will only run based on minimum entries

Selecting a course does not guarantee entry into this course

You may apply for an exemption if you do not meet the prerequisites of a course or if the course requires this for entry

Standards offered can be altered at the discretion of the HOF or HOD of the Department

Some standards in NCEA courses might be optional depending on student strengths