M/J Keyboard 2 Test Blueprint

1301040_2016_BPSFE_MS_MUS_MJKEYBOARD2.fl.brevard

Course Information:

Course Number1301040COURSE DESCRIPTION: Students build on prior piano experience to develop intermediate piano techniques and skills, and learn music repertoire from various styles and time periods. They explore musical creativity through improvisation and composition, and cultivate analytical listening and critical thinking skills associated with making informed musical decisions. Intermediate-level pianists also learn about the basic tools of music technology through such components as MIDI keyboards. 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
IMU.68.H.2.3Classify the literature being studied by genre, style, and/or time period.
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.3.4Compare written notation to aural examples and analyze for accuracy of rhythm and pitch.0-60-30-16
EMU.68.S.3.5Notate rhythmic phrases and/or melodies, in varying simple meters, performed by someone else.
NtK = 2%NTKMU.68.F.2.2Describe how concert attendance can financially impact a community.0-20-102
NTKMU.68.F.3.2Investigate and discuss laws that protect intellectual property, and practice safe, legal, and responsible acquisition and use of musical media.
NTKMU.68.H.1.2Identify the works of representative composers within a specific style or time period.
NTKMU.68.H.3.1Identify connections among music and other content areas and/or contexts through interdisciplinary collaboration.

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.
4MU.68.S.3.3Sight-read standard exercises and simple repertoire.

BEST ASSESSED IN CLASSROOM
BenchmarkBenchmark text
MU.68.C.1.1Develop strategies for listening to unfamiliar musical works.
MU.68.C.1.3Identify, aurally, instrumental styles and a variety of instrumental ensembles.
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.C.2.3Critique personal composition and/or improvisation, using simple criteria, to generate improvements with guidance from teachers and/or 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.2.1Describe the influence of historical events and periods on music composition and performance.
MU.68.H.2.2Analyze how technology has changed the way music is created, performed, acquired, and experienced.
MU.68.H.3.2Discuss how the absence of music would affect other content areas and contexts.
MU.68.O.2.2Demonstrate knowledge of major and minor tonalities through performance and composition.
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.1.4Sing or play melodies by ear with support from the teacher and/or peers.
MU.68.S.1.6Compose a melody, with or without lyrics, over a standard harmonic progression.
MU.68.S.2.2Transfer performance techniques from familiar to unfamiliar pieces.