13DRA

Level 3 Drama

Course Description

Drama at this level is divided into three areas of study. Performance, Drama Creation and Drama studies. Achieving between 16 -24 credits is expected in this course.  Your portfolio of work will form the bases for all of your assessments. Assessment times have been set so that you can achieve your best in all areas and there will be little opportunity for re-assessment.

Extension opportunities will be provided through individual programmes in certain areas.

Involvement in the co-curricular programmes and events (school show, performing arts) are highly recommended and expected as part of furthering your drama education.


Course Overview

Term 1
The first term is focused on growing and developing your skills with script and drama techniques

Term 2
Term 2 is focused on devising. This includes the elements and conventions of Drama

Term 3
Term 3 works towards your external practice exam with a focus on seeing alive performance.
You will also work towards a specific theatres studies topic that develops a complete understanding of the elements, techniques, conventions of a specific drama form or theatre style.

Term 4
Term 4 will see the completion of the final internal standard and the final preparation for the external examination.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 17 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 13 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91512 v2
NZQA Info
Drama 3.1 - Interpret scripted text to integrate drama techniques in performance
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91513 v2
NZQA Info
Drama 3.2 - Devise and perform a drama to realise a concept
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91515 v2
NZQA Info
Drama 3.4 - Select and use complex performance skills associated with a drama form or period
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91518 v3
NZQA Info
Drama 3.7 - Demonstrate understanding of live drama performance
Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4w *
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 17
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 17
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 12
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 17

Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.

Disclaimer

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