NCEA Level 1 Drama

11DRA
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: M. Brown

Recommended Prior Learning

Completion of Year 10 Drama or in consultation with Head of Drama, Mrs Backhouse-Smith.


Content/Skills:

  • Drama techniques and elements in performance;
  • Theatre genre - Melodrama;
  • Devising Drama; and
  • Reviewing live theatre.

This course leads to a University Entrance approved subject.

Field Trips: Up to 3 Theatre trips during the year.


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Voluntary course contribution: Approximately $35 per trip towards transport, will be advised at the time.


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90006 v6 Drama 1.1 - Apply drama techniques in a dramatic context
1
I
4
Y
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: 22 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 18 credits.

Pathway Tags

Production Manager, Event Co-ordinator, Human Resources, Promoter, Theatre Producer / Assistant, Lighting Technician, Communications, Broadcasting, Media, Teacher, Actor, Art Director (Film/Television/Stage), Artistic Director, Cinema Projectionist, Dancer, Director (Film/Television/Radio/Stage), Entertainer, Film and Video Editor, Film/Television Camera Operator, Light Technician, Media Producer, Musician, Production Assistant (Film/Television/Radio/Stage), Radio Presenter, Sound Technician, Television Presenter, Primary School Teacher, Private Teacher/Tutor, Tertiary Lecturer, Diversional Therapist


Disclaimer

For NCEA Levels 1, 2 & 3 courses will be made up of a selection of the stated standards. This will happen at the beginning of the year with the assigned teacher.