Vocal Ensemble 1 Test Blueprint

1303440_2016_BPSFE_HS_MUS_VOCALENSEMBLE1.fl.brevard

Course Information:

Course Number1303440COURSE DESCRIPTION: Students with little or no experience in a vocal ensemble develop basic musicianship and ensemble performance skills through the study of basic, high-quality music in diverse styles. Student musicians focus on building foundational music techniques, music literacy, listening skills, and aesthetic awareness. 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 = 12%EMU.912.C.2.2Evaluate performance quality in recorded and/or live performances.0-80-40-28
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 = 4%IMU.912.H.1.5Analyze music within cultures to gain understanding of authentic performance practices.1-30-103
O = 12%EMU.912.O.3.2Interpret and perform expressive elements indicated by the musical score and/or conductor.0-80-40-28
NtK = 2%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

SECTION B - PERFORMING TASKS 70% of EXAM
15 minutes
Item ModeDOKBenchmarkBenchmark text
P = 56%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.H.2.4Examine the effects of developing technology on composition, performance, and acquisition of music.
MU.912.S.1.3Arrange a musical work by manipulating two or more aspects of the composition.