Vocal Ensemble 2 Test Blueprint

1303450_2016_BPSFE_HS_MUS_VOCALENSEMBLE2.fl.brevard

Course Information:

Course Number1303450COURSE DESCRIPTION: Students with previous vocal ensemble experience continue building musicianship and performance skills through the study of high-quality music in diverse styles. Student musicians learn to selfassess and collaborate as they rehearse, perform, and study relevant musical styles and time periods. 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%IMU.912.O.1.1Evaluate the organizational principles and conventions in musical works and discuss their effect on structure.0-80-40-28
EMU.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.
EMU.912.O.3.2Interpret and perform expressive elements indicated by the musical score and/or conductor.
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.2.1Apply 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.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.