Orchestra 1 Test Blueprint

1302360_2016_BPSFE_HS_MUS_ORCHESTRA1.fl.brevard

Course Information:

Course Number1302360COURSE DESCRIPTION: Students who have little or no orchestral experience study and perform high-quality beginning orchestra literature of diverse times and styles. Rehearsals focus on the development of critical listening skills, rudimentary string techniques, music literacy, ensemble skills, and aesthetic awareness. 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. Students in this class may need to obtain (e.g., borrow, rent, purchase) an instrument from an outside source.
Course Length:1
Course Level:2
Course Credit:1.0
Graduation Requirements:Performing/Fine Arts (PF)

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 = 9%IMU.912.C.1.2Compare, using correct music vocabulary, the aesthetic impact of two or more performances of a musical work to one's own hypothesis of the composer's intent.0-60-30-16
IMU.912.C.2.2Evaluate performance quality in recorded and/or live performances.
EMU.912.C.3.1Make critical evaluations, based on exemplary models, of the quality and effectiveness of performances and apply the criteria to personal development in music.
H = 4%IMU.912.H.1.2Compare the work of, and influences on, two or more exemplary composers in the performance medium studied in class.1-30-103
O = 9%IMU.912.O.1.1Evaluate the organizational principles and conventions in musical works and discuss their effect on structure.0-60-30-16
IMU.912.O.3.1Analyze expressive elements in a musical work and describe how the choices and manipulations of the elements support, for the listener, the implied meaning of the composer/performer.
S = 7%EMU.912.S.3.4Analyze and describe the effect of rehearsal sessions and/or strategies on refinement of skills and techniques.1-50-20-15
NtK = 1%NTKMU.912.F.3.2Summarize copyright laws that govern printed, recorded, and on-line music to promote legal and responsible use of intellectual property and technology.0-20-102

SECTION B - PERFORMING TASKS 70% of EXAM
15 minutes
Item ModeDOKBenchmarkBenchmark text
P = 56%4MU.912.O.2.1Transfer accepted composition conventions and performance practices of a specific style to a contrasting style of music.
4MU.912.O.3.2Interpret and perform expressive elements indicated by the musical score and/or conductor.
4MU.912.S.1.4Perform and notate, independently and accurately, melodies by ear.
4MU.912.S.2.2Transfer expressive elements and performance techniques from one piece of music to another.
4MU.912.S.3.1Synthesize a broad range of musical skills by performing a varied repertoire with expression, appropriate stylistic interpretation, technical accuracy, and kinesthetic energy.
4MU.912.S.3.2Sight-read music accurately and expressively to show synthesis of skills.
4MU.912.S.3.5Develop and demonstrate proper vocal or instrumental technique.

BEST ASSESSED IN CLASSROOM
BenchmarkBenchmark text
MU.912.C.1.1Apply listening strategies to promote appreciation and understanding of unfamiliar musical works.
MU.912.C.1.3Analyze instruments of the world and classify them by common traits.
MU.912.C.2.1Evaluate and make appropriate adjustments to personal performance in solo and ensembles.
MU.912.F.3.1Analyze and describe how meeting one's responsibilities in music offers opportunities to develop leadership skills, and identify personal examples of leadership in school and/or non-school settings.
MU.912.F.3.3Define, prioritize, monitor, and successfully complete tasks related to individual musical performance or project presentation, without direct oversight, demonstrating skills for use in the workplace.
MU.912.H.1.1Investigate and discuss how a culture's traditions are reflected through its music.
MU.912.H.1.3Compare two or more works of a composer across performance media.
MU.912.H.1.4Analyze how Western music has been influenced by historical and current world cultures.
MU.912.H.1.5Analyze music within cultures to gain understanding of authentic performance practices.
MU.912.H.2.1Evaluate the social impact of music on specific historical periods.
MU.912.H.2.4Examine the effects of developing technology on composition, performance, and acquisition of music.
MU.912.S.1.3Arrange a musical work by manipulating two or more aspects of the composition.