Vocal Techniques 3 Test Blueprint

1303420_2016_BPSFE_HS_MUS_VOCALTECHNIQUES3.fl.brevard

Course Information:

Course Number1303420COURSE DESCRIPTION: Students in this intermediate-level class develop their musical and technical skills further on a specific voice, and expand their technical and performance skills, enhanced by historical and cultural background knowledge of the music. Students explore more demanding solo literature, etudes, and technical exercises with increasing independence. 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
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 = 16%IMU.912.C.2.2Evaluate performance quality in recorded and/or live performances.1-110-50-211
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.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.0-40-20-14
S = 6%IMU.912.S.3.4Analyze and describe the effect of rehearsal sessions and/or strategies on refinement of skills and techniques.0-40-20-14
NtK = 2%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.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.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.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.O.2.1Transfer accepted composition conventions and performance practices of a specific style to a contrasting style of music.