Level 3 Drama

3DRA
Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr C. Grubb

This course teaches advanced acting and narrative development techniques through a variety of performance opportunities. Performance group sizes vary from a full class production to pair and individual performances. There are between 17 and 19 credits available at Level 3 depending on which units of work each student opts into.
There are opportunities for students to direct, write and complete an external exam.


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91512 v2 Drama 3.1 - Interpret scripted text to integrate drama techniques in performance
3
I
4
Y
4r *
A.S. 91513 v2 Drama 3.2 - Devise and perform a drama to realise a concept
3
I
5
Y
*
A.S. 91514 v4 Drama 3.3 - Interpret a text from a prescribed playwright to demonstrate knowledge of a theatre form or period
3
E
4
Y
4r,4w *
A.S. 91515 v2 Drama 3.4 - Select and use complex performance skills associated with a drama form or period
3
I
4
Y
4r *
A.S. 91517 v2 Drama 3.6 - Perform a substantial acting role in a significant production
3
I
5
Y
5r *
A.S. 91518 v3 Drama 3.7 - Demonstrate understanding of live drama performance
3
E
4
Y
4w *
A.S. 91519 v2 Drama 3.8 - Script a drama suitable for live performance
3
I
5
Y
5w *
A.S. 91520 v2 Drama 3.9 - Direct a drama performance
3
I
5
Y
5r *
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 36

* 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.

Total Credits Available: 36 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 28 credits.