NCEA Level 2 Dance
Level 2
Number of Credits: up to 24

Entry Recommendations:  NCEA Level 1 Dance is required or entry in consultation with the Curriculum Leader of Dance.

Course Outline: The essential learning areas of dance performance, choreography and appreciation are studied.

Skills developed in the course:

  • Fundamental movement vocabulary
  • Performance
  • Current and experimental dance practices
  • Choreography
  • Dance analysis
  • Dance genres

Course Costs: Approximately $50 to cover guest tutors, stationery and performances.

The course leads to: NCEA Level 3 Dance.

Assessment: Components of this course will be selected from the following standards to suit individual learning needs.

AS 91205
Choreograph a group dance to communicate an intention
4 Credits
 
Practical work, personal choreography, journal, group work, composition
Assessment Period - Term 1, Week 10
AS 91206
Choreograph a solo dance to communicate an intention
4 Credits
 
Practical work, personal choreography, journal
Assessment Period - Term 3, Week 2
AS 91208
Perform a repertoire of dance
4 Credits
 
Practical work, dance technique
Assessment Period - Term 1, Week 5
AS 91211
Perform a theatre dance
4 Credits
Literacy
Written review, examination
Assessment Period - Term 4
AS 91207
Interpret a dance performance with supporting evidence
4 Credits
 
Practical work, dance technique
Assessment Period - Term 2, Week 4
Level 2 Dance