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FAIRVALE HIGH SCHOOL Dance Assessessment Notfication # 2 Target Group: Year 9 Dance elective Due Date: Week 10 Term

1 Weighting: 10% Unit: Dance Technique/Safe Dance Practices

Task Description: TASK: In small groups you will perform the dance sequences you have learnt in class.

Sequences to be assessed:

Kicks sequence Preparation Jump sequence Pirouette sequence Class Dance Halo

(Remember appropriate dance attire is to be worn. Hair should be neatly tied back and NO jewellery). You will be assessed on: How well you know the class sequences Your ability to perform the class sequences Your application of safe dance practices including working within your

Bodys capabilities and limitations Performance Quality

Outcomes: 5.1.1 demonstrates an understanding of safe dance practice and appropriate dance technique with increasing skill and complexity in the performance of combinations, sequences and dances 5.1.2 demonstrates enhanced dance technique by manipulating the elements of dance 5.1.3 demonstrates an understanding and application of aspects of performance quality and interpretation through performance.

Marking Criteria Marking Guidelines Demonstrates class sequences with an outstanding application of correct dance technique and safe dance considerations including alignment, balance, strength, co-ordination Works within own capabilities and limitations Performs sequences with confidence and demonstrates knowledge and understanding of the combinations, sequences and phrases Demonstrates class sequences with a sound application of correct dance technique and safe dance considerations including alignment, balance, strength, co-ordination but may have some inconsistencies in one or two areas Works within own capabilities and limitations Performs sequences with confidence and demonstrates knowledge and understanding of the combinations, sequences and phrases Mark 13-15

10-12

Demonstrates class sequences with a general application of correct dance technique and safe dance considerations including alignment, balance, strength, co-ordination but may have some inconsistencies in more than two areas Works within own capabilities and limitations Performs sequences with some confidence and demonstrates general knowledge and understanding of the combinations, sequences and phrases

7-9

Demonstrates class sequences with a basic application of correct dance technique and safe dance considerations including alignment, balance, strength, co-ordination and may have some inconsistencies in most areas Has difficulty working within capabilities and limitations Performs sequences with some confidence and demonstrates basic knowledge and understanding of the combinations, sequences and phrases

4-6

Demonstrates class sequences with a limited application of correct dance technique and safe dance considerations including alignment, balance, strength, co-ordination Has difficulty understanding and working within own capabilities and limitations Performs sequences with no confidence and demonstrates limited knowledge and understanding of the combinations, sequences and phrases

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