Music - Grade Two Test Blueprint

5013080_2016_BPSEOY_ELEM_MUS_G2.fl.brevard

Course Information:

Course Number5013080COURSE DESCRIPTION: Second-grade students in music class continue exploration of their world as they strengthen their musical skills, techniques, and processes. Student's working vocabulary and musical literacy and understanding deepen with the ability to use unique musical language to communicate their own ideas. Connections with the arts and other disciplines allow students to transfer knowledge and skills to and from other fields of study. As students sing, play, move, and create together, they continue to build such important skills as teamwork, acceptance, respect, and responsibility that will help them be successful in the 21st century.
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 = 10%EMU.2.C.1.3Classify unpitched instruments into metals, membranes, shakers, and wooden categories.1-50-20-15
IMU.2.C.1.4Identify child, adult male, and adult female voices by timbre.
H = 5%IMU.2.H.2.1Discuss how music is used for celebrations in American and other cultures.1-30-103
O = 14%EMU.2.O.1.1Identify basic elements of music in a song or instrumental excerpt.1-70-30-17
IMU.2.O.1.2Identify the form of a simple piece of music.
EMU.2.O.3.1Describe changes in tempo and dynamics within a musical work.
S = 10%IMU.2.S.3.4Compare aural melodic patterns with written patterns to determine whether they are the same or different.1-50-20-15
EMU.2.S.3.5Show visual, gestural, and traditional representation of simple melodic patterns performed by someone else.
NtK = 1%NTKMU.2.F.2.1Describe how people participate in music.0-20-102

SECTION B - PERFORMING TASKS 60% of EXAM
15 minutes
Item ModeDOKBenchmarkBenchmark text
P = 60%4MU.2.H.1.1Perform songs, musical games, dances, and simple instrumental accompaniments from a variety of cultures.
4MU.2.H.3.1Perform and compare patterns, aurally and visually, found in songs, finger plays, or rhymes to gain a foundation for exploring patterns in other contexts.
4MU.2.S.2.1Sing or play songs, which may include changes in dynamics, lyrics, and form, from memory.
4MU.2.S.3.1Sing songs in an appropriate range, using head voice and maintaining pitch.
4MU.2.S.3.2Play simple melodies and/or accompaniments on classroom instruments.
4MU.2.S.3.3Sing simple la-sol-mi-do patterns at sight.

BEST ASSESSED IN CLASSROOM
BenchmarkBenchmark text
MU.2.C.1.1Identify appropriate listening skills for learning about musical examples selected by the teacher.
MU.2.C.1.2Respond to a piece of music and discuss individual interpretations.
MU.2.C.2.1Identify strengths and needs in classroom performances of familiar songs.
MU.2.C.3.1Discuss why musical characteristics are important when forming and discussing opinions about music.
MU.2.F.1.1Create a musical performance that brings a story or poem to life.
MU.2.F.3.1Collaborate with others in a music presentation and discuss what was successful and what could be improved.
MU.2.H.1.1Perform songs, musical games, dances, and simple instrumental accompaniments from a variety of cultures.
MU.2.H.1.2Identify the primary differences between composed and folk music.
MU.2.H.3.1Perform and compare patterns, aurally and visually, found in songs, finger plays, or rhymes to gain a foundation for exploring patterns in other contexts.
MU.2.S.1.1Improvise short phrases in response to a given musical question.
MU.2.S.1.2Create simple ostinati to accompany songs or poems.