11DN1

11 Dance 1

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Samantha French

Students will:

- Develop communication, confidence, originality, writing, creative collaboration, resilience, analytical, critical and research skills. 

- Perform a range of dance sequences from a range of dance genres and styles. For example, Samoan Sasa, Jazz, South African Gumboot Dance, Contemporary Dance

- Utilise dance elements and devices to compose and choreography sequences. For example, choreograph a dance in small groups based on Māori mythology. 

- Be introduced to the history and context of a chosen dance genre. 

-  View and respond to dance performances

- Learn and utilise the dance elements

Up to 20 credits are available in NCEA Level 1 Dance, students will complete only one external examination. 

*There are 8 written literacy credits available through this course.  


Prerequisites

Students who have taken Year 10 dance need at least 40 Academic Graduation Points in the course, including an ‘Achieved' grade or higher in the 10DN1 end of year exam.

OR HoD approval



Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

*11DN1* - Supplementary costs: Approx $30

Pathway

Career Pathways

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 16 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90002 v6
NZQA Info
Dance 1.2 - Perform dance sequences
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 11
Term: 2, Week: 5
Term: 3, Week: 4

A.S. 90005 v6
NZQA Info
Dance 1.6 - Demonstrate knowledge of a dance genre or style
Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90858 v3
NZQA Info
Dance 1.1 - Compose dance sequences for given briefs
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 5
Term: 2, Week: 10
Term: 3, Week: 10

A.S. 90860 v3
NZQA Info
Dance 1.4 - Demonstrate understanding of the elements of dance
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 10
Term: 3, Week: 10

Credit Summary
Total Credits: 20
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 8
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0