DRA200

Level 2 Drama

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs S. Tucker

Level Two Drama

This course continues to develop students’ dramatic performance skills and knowledge of drama practices and practitioners. It covers the following areas of study: drama techniques (voice, body awareness, space and movement), scripted and devised drama studies and developing knowledge of a drama/theatre form. 

Students will be working in small groups throughout the year. The course suits students who have a strong interest in drama and theatre, and requires a high level of self-discipline and commitment. Students must be able to contribute to and participate effectively in group work, and have the ability to consistently maintain focus on set tasks.

Students must complete four compulsory internal assessments, totalling 18 credits. Students have the option of sitting the external examination, for an additional 4 credits, and with the potential of achieving a subject endorsement.

Pathway

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 22 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 18 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91213 v2
NZQA Info
Drama 2.1 - Apply drama techniques in a scripted context
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91214 v2
NZQA Info
Drama 2.2 - Devise and perform a drama to realise an intention
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91215 v3
NZQA Info
Drama 2.3 - Discuss a drama or theatre form or period with reference to a text
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91216 v4
NZQA Info
Drama 2.4 - Use complex performance skills associated with a drama or theatre form or period
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91218 v2
NZQA Info
Drama 2.6 - Perform a substantial acting role in a scripted production
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 5r
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 22
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 22
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 17
Total Numeracy Credits: 0