M/J Chorus 1 Test Blueprint

1303000_2016_BPSFE_MS_MUS_MJCHORUS1.fl.brevard

Course Information:

Course Number1303000COURSE DESCRIPTION: Students with little or no choral experience develop beginning vocal technique and skills, critical and creative thinking skills, and an appreciation of music from around the world and through time. 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 = 15%IMU.68.C.1.4Identify, aurally, a variety of vocal styles and ensembles.1-110-50-211
EMU.68.C.2.2Critique, using correct music vocabulary, changes in one's own or others' musical performance resulting from practice or rehearsal.
H = 5%IMU.68.H.1.1Describe the functions of music from various cultures and time periods.0-40-20-14
IMU.68.H.2.3Classify the literature being studied by genre, style, and/or time period.
O = 3%IMU.68.O.1.1Compare performances of a musical work to identify artistic choices made by performers.0-20-102
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 = 6%EMU.68.S.3.5Notate rhythmic phrases and/or melodies, in varying simple meters, performed by someone else.0-40-20-14
NtK = 1%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
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.
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.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.1.4Sing or play melodies by ear with support from the teacher and/or peers.