M/J Vocal Ensemble 1 Test Blueprint

1303100_2016_BPSFE_MS_MUS_MJVOCALENSEMBLE1.fl.brevard

Course Information:

Course Number1303100COURSE DESCRIPTION: Students with little or no small vocal ensemble experience develop musicianship and performance skills as they study, rehearse, and perform high-quality ensemble literature in diverse styles. 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.1.2Compare, using correct music vocabulary, the aesthetic impact of a performance to one's own hypothesis of the composer's intent.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.2.3Classify the literature being studied by genre, style, and/or time period.0-40-20-14
O = 3%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.0-20-102
S = 6%EMU.68.S.3.4Compare written notation to aural examples and analyze for accuracy of rhythm and pitch.0-40-20-14
IMU.68.S.3.6Develop and demonstrate efficient rehearsal strategies to apply skills and techniques.
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.1.4Classify authentic stylistic features in music originating from various 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.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.2.2Transfer performance techniques from familiar to unfamiliar pieces.
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.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.2.1Critique personal performance, experiment with a variety of solutions, and make appropriate adjustments with guidance from teachers and peers.
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.