Chorus 6 Honors Test Blueprint

1303350_2016_BPSFE_HS_MUS_CHORUS6HONORS.fl.brevard

Course Information:

Course Number1303350COURSE DESCRIPTION: This year-long, very advanced class is designed for students who have demonstrated a capacity for developing very advanced listening/aural skills and performance techniques, as well as very advanced knowledge of vocal techniques, musical literacy, ensemble skills, and related musical knowledge. Chorus VI focuses on managing, mastering, and refining these skills and techniques through a variety of high-quality choral literature at a high level of aesthetic engagement. Musical independence and student leadership are promoted through significant opportunities for peer mentoring, solo work, and participation as a performer, conductor, or coach in a small or large ensemble.
Course Length:1
Course Level:3
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 = 11%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.0-80-40-28
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.
H = 2%IMU.912.H.1.2Compare the work of, and influences on, two or more exemplary composers in the performance medium studied in class.0-20-102
IMU.912.H.1.5Analyze music within cultures to gain understanding of authentic performance practices.
O = 5%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 = 6%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.0-40-20-14
NTKMU.912.H.1.3Compare two or more works of a composer across performance media.
NTKMU.912.H.1.4Analyze how Western music has been influenced by historical and current world cultures.
NTKMU.912.H.2.3Analyze the evolution of a music genre.
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.1.4Perform and notate, independently and accurately, melodies by ear.
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.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.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.1.1"Analyze and evaluate the effect of ""traditional"" and contemporary technologies on the development of music."
MU.912.F.1.2Incorporate or adapt new, emerging, or previously unfamiliar technology to create an innovative composition, music project, or related product.
MU.912.F.2.1Design or refine a résumé for application to higher education or the workforce that highlights marketable skills and knowledge gained through music training.
MU.912.F.2.2Analyze the effect of the arts and entertainment industry on the economic and social health of communities and regions.
MU.912.F.2.3Compare the organizational structure of a professional orchestra, chorus, quintet, or other ensemble to that of a business.
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.F.3.4Design and implement a personal learning plan, related to the study of music, which demonstrates self-assessment, brain-storming, decision-making, and initiative to advance skills and/or knowledge.
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.H.2.2Analyze current musical trends, including audience environments and music acquisition, to predict possible directions of music.
MU.912.H.2.4Examine the effects of developing technology on composition, performance, and acquisition of music.
MU.912.H.3.2Combine personal interest with skills and knowledge from a non-music class to explore, design, and present a music-based or music-enhanced topic of interest to demonstrate the ability to make transfers across contexts.
MU.912.O.2.1Transfer accepted composition conventions and performance practices of a specific style to a contrasting style of music.
MU.912.O.2.2Transpose melodies into different modalities through performance and composition.
MU.912.S.1.1Improvise rhythmic and melodic phrases over harmonic progressions.
MU.912.S.1.2Compose music for voices and/or acoustic, digital, or electronic instruments.
MU.912.S.1.3Arrange a musical work by manipulating two or more aspects of the composition.