Eurhythmics 2 Test Blueprint


Course Information:

Course Number1305310COURSE DESCRIPTION: Student dancers build on previous experience to perform and evaluate choreographed performances as an independent ensemble and in cooperation with a music ensemble. Students focus on strengthening dance skills, equipment manipulation, precision, and the relationship between music and dance. 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)

30% of EXAM 30-40 minutes
Number of Items by Item TypePts
DOKBenchmarkBenchmark textSelected Response
1 pt
Short Answer
2 pts
Extended Response
4 pts
21-23 pts
O = 0%EDA.912.O.1.2Apply standards of class and performance etiquette consistently to attain optimal working conditions.NoneNoneNoneNone
C = 0%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.NoneNoneNoneNone
O = 0%IMU.912.O.1.1Evaluate the organizational principles and conventions in musical works and discuss their effect on structure.NoneNoneNoneNone
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 = 0%EMU.912.S.3.4Analyze and describe the effect of rehearsal sessions and/or strategies on refinement of skills and techniques.NoneNoneNoneNone
NtK = 0%NTKMU.912.C.2.2Evaluate performance quality in recorded and/or live performances.NoneNoneNoneNone
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.

15 minutes
Item ModeDOKBenchmarkBenchmark text
P = 0%4DA.912.C.1.2Apply replication, physical rehearsal, and cognitive rehearsal to aid in the mental and physical retention of patterns, complex steps, and sequences performed by another dancer.
4DA.912.F.3.8Demonstrate effective teamwork and accountability, using compromise, collaboration, and conflict resolution, to set and achieve goals as required in the work environment.
4DA.912.O.3.1Perform dance pieces to express feelings, ideas, cultural identity, music, and other abstract concepts through movements, steps, pantomime, and gestures.
4DA.912.O.3.2Use imagery, analogy, and metaphor to improve body alignment and/or enhance the quality of movements, steps, phrases, or dances.
4DA.912.S.2.1Sustain focused attention, respect, and discipline during class, rehearsal, and performance.
4DA.912.S.2.4Demonstrate retention of directions, corrections, and memorization of dance from previous rehearsals and classes.
4DA.912.S.3.2Develop and maintain flexibility, strength, and stamina for wellness and performance.
4DA.912.S.3.4Perform dance vocabulary with musicality and sensitivity.
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.

BenchmarkBenchmark text
MU.912.C.1.1Apply listening strategies to promote appreciation and understanding of unfamiliar musical works.
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.3.4Design 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.2.1Evaluate the social impact of music on specific historical periods.