Music - Grade Kindergarten Test Blueprint

5013060_2016_BPSEOY_ELEM_MUS_GK.fl.brevard

Course Information:

Course Number5013060COURSE DESCRIPTION: Kindergarten students in music class explore their environment and music world through a variety of experiences. Singing, listening, and movement activities will form the foundation for musical development, along with thinking, self-expression, and communication skills will be developed through singing, movement, creative musical play, creating, listening, and understanding activities. A variety of carefully chosen music will allow students to gain knowledge of one's self and build understanding, acceptance, and enrichment throughout their lives. By fostering creativity throughout the curriculum, the seeds of innovation will begin to bloom even in these novice learners.
Course Length:1
Course Level:2

SECTION A - RESPONDING ITEMS
40% 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 = 0%EMU.K.C.1.2Identify various sounds in a piece of music.NoneNoneNoneNone
EMU.K.C.1.3Identify, visually and aurally, pitched and unpitched classroom instruments.
EMU.K.C.1.4Identify singing, speaking, and whispering voices.
IMU.K.C.2.1Identify similarities and/or differences in a performance.
O = 0%IMU.K.O.1.2Identify similarities and differences in melodic phrases and/or rhythm patterns.NoneNoneNoneNone

SECTION B - PERFORMING TASKS 60% of EXAM
15 minutes
Item ModeDOKBenchmarkBenchmark text
P = 0%4MU.K.H.1.1Respond to music from diverse cultures through singing and movement.
4MU.K.H.2.1Respond to and/or perform folk music of American cultural sub-groups.
4MU.K.H.3.1Perform simple songs, finger plays, and rhymes to experience connections among music, language, and numbers.
4MU.K.S.2.1Sing or play songs from memory.
4MU.K.S.3.1Sing songs of limited range appropriate to the young child and use the head voice.
4MU.K.S.3.2Perform simple songs and accompaniments.
4MU.K.S.3.3Match pitches in a song or musical phrase in one or more keys.
4MU.K.S.3.4Imitate simple rhythm patterns played by the teacher or a peer.

BEST ASSESSED IN CLASSROOM
BenchmarkBenchmark text
MU.K.C.1.1Respond to music from various sound sources to show awareness of steady beat.
MU.K.C.3.1Share opinions about selected pieces of music.
MU.K.F.1.1Respond to and explore music through creative play and found sounds in the music classroom.
MU.K.F.3.1Exhibit age-appropriate music and life skills that will add to the success in the music classroom.
MU.K.H.1.1Respond to music from diverse cultures through singing and movement.
MU.K.H.2.1Respond to and/or perform folk music of American cultural sub-groups.
MU.K.H.3.1Perform simple songs, finger plays, and rhymes to experience connections among music, language, and numbers.
MU.K.O.1.1Respond to beat, rhythm, and melodic line through imitation.
MU.K.O.3.1Respond to music to demonstrate how it makes one feel.
MU.K.S.1.1Improvise a response to a musical question sung or played by someone else.