Chorus 1 Test Blueprint

1303300_2016_BPSFE_HS_MUS_CHORUS1.fl.brevard

Course Information:

Course Number1303300COURSE DESCRIPTION:This year-long, entry-level class, designed for students with little or no choral experience, promotes the enjoyment and appreciation of music through performance of beginning choral repertoire from a variety of times and places. Rehearsals focus on the development of critical listening skills; foundational instrumental technique and skills, music literacy, and ensemble skills; and aesthetic musical awareness culminating in periodic public performances.
Abbreviated Title:CHORUS 1
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 = 17%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.0-120-60-312
EMU.912.C.1.4Compare and perform a variety of vocal styles and ensembles.
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.
O = 6%IMU.912.O.1.1Evaluate the organizational principles and conventions in musical works and discuss their effect on structure.0-40-20-14
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 = 6%EMU.912.S.3.3Transcribe aurally presented songs into melodic and/or rhythmic notation to show synthesis of aural and notational skills.0-40-20-14
IMU.912.S.3.4Analyze and describe the effect of rehearsal sessions and/or strategies on refinement of skills and techniques.
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
NTKMU.912.H.3.1Apply knowledge of science, math, and music to demonstrate, through an acoustic or digital performance medium, how sound production affects musical performance.

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.2.1Apply the ability to memorize and internalize musical structure, accurate and expressive details, and processing skills to the creation or performance of music literature.
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.
4MU.912.S.3.2Sight-read music accurately and expressively to show synthesis of skills.

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.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.2.1Evaluate the social impact of music on specific historical periods.
MU.912.O.2.1Transfer accepted composition conventions and performance practices of a specific style to a contrasting style of music.
MU.912.S.1.1Improvise rhythmic and melodic phrases over harmonic progressions.
MU.912.S.2.2Transfer expressive elements and performance techniques from one piece of music to another.