M/J Keyboard 1 Test Blueprint

1301030_2016_BPSFE_MS_MUS_MJKEYBOARD1.fl.brevard

Course Information:

Course Number1301030COURSE DESCRIPTION: Students with little or no prior experience develop fundamental piano techniques, learn to read music, apply basic music theory, and explore the role of keyboard music in history and culture. Beginning pianists explore musical creativity in the form of basic arranging and improvisation, and develop analytical listening and problem-solving skills. Public performances may serve as a culmination of specific instructional goals. Students may be required to attend and/or participate in rehearsals and performances outside the school day to support, extend, and assess learning in the classroom.
Course Length:1
Course Level:2

SECTION A - RESPONDING ITEMS
30% of EXAM 30-40 minutes
Number of Items by Item TypePts
BIG IDEA %WEIGHT
E=essential
I=important
NTK=nice_to_know
DOKBenchmarkBenchmark textSelected Response
1 pt
Short Answer
2 pts
Extended Response
4 pts
Points
21-23 pts
C = 8%IMU.68.C.1.2Compare, using correct music vocabulary, the aesthetic impact of a performance to one's own hypothesis of the composer's intent.0-60-30-16
IMU.68.C.2.2Critique, using correct music vocabulary, changes in one's own or others' musical performance resulting from practice or rehearsal.
H = 4%IMU.68.H.1.5Using representative musical works by selected composers, classify compositional characteristics common to a specific time period and/or genre.1-30-103
O = 8%IMU.68.O.1.1Compare performances of a musical work to identify artistic choices made by performers.0-60-30-16
S = 8%EMU.68.S.3.5Notate rhythmic phrases and/or melodies, in varying simple meters, performed by someone else.0-60-30-16
NtK = 2%NTKMU.68.F.3.2Investigate and discuss laws that protect intellectual property, and practice safe, legal, and responsible acquisition and use of musical media.0-20-102

SECTION B - PERFORMING TASKS 70% of EXAM
15 minutes
Item ModeDOKBenchmarkBenchmark text
P = 56%4MU.68.S.3.1Sing and/or play age-appropriate repertoire expressively.
4MU.68.S.3.2Demonstrate proper vocal or instrumental technique.
O = 14%4MU.68.O.3.2Perform the expressive elements of a musical work indicated by the musical score and/or conductor, and transfer new knowledge and experiences to other musical works.

BEST ASSESSED IN CLASSROOM
BenchmarkBenchmark text
MU.68.C.1.1Develop strategies for listening to unfamiliar musical works.
MU.68.C.2.1Critique personal performance, experiment with a variety of solutions, and make appropriate adjustments with guidance from teachers and peers.
MU.68.F.1.1Create a composition and/or performance, using visual, kinesthetic, digital, and/or acoustic means to manipulate musical elements.
MU.68.H.2.3Classify the literature being studied by genre, style, and/or time period.
MU.68.H.3.1Identify connections among music and other content areas and/or contexts through interdisciplinary collaboration.
MU.68.H.3.2Discuss how the absence of music would affect other content areas and contexts.
MU.68.S.1.1Improvise rhythmic and melodic phrases to accompany familiar songs and/or standard harmonic progressions.
MU.68.S.1.3Arrange a short musical piece by manipulating melody, form, rhythm, and/or voicing.
MU.68.S.2.2Transfer performance techniques from familiar to unfamiliar pieces.