M/J Keyboard 3 Test Blueprint

1301050_2016_BPSFE_MS_MUS_MJKEYBOARD3.fl.brevard

Course Information:

Course Number1301050COURSE DESCRIPTION: Students with significant knowledge of piano technique, music literacy, and related musical knowledge extend their skills through a variety of solo and ensemble literature. Students explore the influence of the piano on performance and composition through history, and develop the skills needed to assess their own and others' piano performances. Advanced middle school pianists investigate familiar, new, and emerging music technology and its connection to keyboards and other soundgenerating devices. 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
IMU.68.O.3.1Describe how the combination of instrumentation and expressive elements in a musical work can convey a specific thought, idea, mood, and/or image.
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.C.3.1Apply specific criteria to evaluate why a musical work is an exemplar in a specific style or genre.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.1.3Describe how American music has been influenced by other cultures.
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.1.4Identify, aurally, a variety of vocal styles and 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.F.1.2"Create an original composition that reflects various performances that use ""traditional"" and contemporary technologies."
MU.68.F.2.1Describe several routes a composition or performance could travel from creator to consumer.
MU.68.F.2.2Describe how concert attendance can financially impact a community.
MU.68.F.3.3Identify the tasks involved in the compositional process and discuss how the process might be applied in the work place.
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.O.2.1Create a composition, manipulating musical elements and exploring the effects of those manipulations.
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.1.2Compose a short musical piece.
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.1.5Perform melodies with chord progressions.
MU.68.S.1.6Compose a melody, with or without lyrics, over a standard harmonic progression.
MU.68.S.2.1Perform music from memory to demonstrate knowledge of the musical structure.
MU.68.S.2.2Transfer performance techniques from familiar to unfamiliar pieces.
MU.68.S.3.6Develop and demonstrate efficient rehearsal strategies to apply skills and techniques.