Jazz Ensemble 1 Test Blueprint

1302500_2016_BPSFE_HS_MUS_JAZZENSEMBLE1.fl.brevard

Course Information:

Course Number1302500COURSE DESCRIPTION: Students with experience on an instrument suited for jazz ensemble explore the fundamentals of performance practices, improvisation, and music theory through a diverse repertoire of highquality jazz literature. Students learn the basics of foundational jazz styles, use chord symbols, develop knowledge of musical structure, and study the history of jazz and its iconic musicians. 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.2.2Evaluate performance quality in recorded and/or live performances.0-60-30-16
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
IMU.912.H.1.3Compare two or more works of a composer across performance media.
O = 8%EMU.912.O.1.1Evaluate the organizational principles and conventions in musical works and discuss their effect on structure.0-60-30-16
S = 8%EMU.912.S.3.4Analyze and describe the effect of rehearsal sessions and/or strategies on refinement of skills and techniques.0-60-30-16
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.3.2Interpret and perform expressive elements indicated by the musical score and/or conductor.
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.3.5Develop and demonstrate proper vocal or instrumental technique.
O = 14%4MU.912.S.1.4Perform and notate, independently and accurately, melodies by ear.

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.2.1Evaluate and make appropriate adjustments to personal performance in solo and ensembles.
MU.912.C.2.3Evaluate one's own or other's compositions and/or improvisations and generate improvements independently or cooperatively.
MU.912.H.2.1Evaluate the social impact of music on specific historical periods.