Intermediate Music 2 Test Blueprint


Course Information:

Course Number5013100COURSE DESCRIPTION: Fourth-grade* students in music class explore artistic intent by investigating the inventive development of ideas, applying musicianship skills and techniques while engaging in the creation and interpretation of the arts. They analyze the characteristics of musical structures from simple to complex to build understanding and respect for the creative process. As they examine the significant cultural contributions in the arts throughout history, particularly in Florida, they become increasingly able to identify the connections among music and other fields of study. Music students also develop knowledge of careers in, and related to, the arts as they explore the impact of music on the local and global economies of the 21st century and strengthen personal skills for success throughout school and beyond.
Course Length:1
Course Level:2

40% 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
C = 0%EMU.4.C.1.2Describe, using correct music vocabulary, what is heard in a specific musical work.NoneNoneNoneNone
EMU.4.C.1.3Classify orchestral and band instruments as strings, woodwinds, brass, percussion, or keyboard.
EMU.4.C.1.4Identify and describe the four primary voice parts, i.e., soprano, alto, tenor, bass.
IMU.4.C.2.1Identify and describe basic music performance techniques to provide a foundation for critiquing one's self and others.
H = 0%IMU.4.H.1.1Examine and describe a cultural tradition, other than one's own, learned through its musical style and/or use of authentic instruments.NoneNoneNoneNone
IMU.4.H.1.3Identify pieces of music that originated from cultures other than one's own.
IMU.4.H.2.2Identify ways in which individuals of varying ages and cultures experience music.
IMU.4.H.3.1Identify connections among music and other contexts, using correct music and other relevant content-area vocabulary, and explore how learning in one academic area can help with knowledge or skill acquisition in a different academic area.
O = 0%IMU.4.O.1.1Compare musical elements in different types of music, using correct music vocabulary, as a foundation for understanding the structural conventions of specific styles.NoneNoneNoneNone
IMU.4.O.3.1Identify how expressive elements and lyrics affect the mood or emotion of a song.
S = 0%IMU.4.S.3.5Notate simple rhythmic phrases and extended pentatonic melodies using traditional notation.NoneNoneNoneNone
NtK = 0%NTKMU.4.F.2.1Describe roles and careers of selected musicians.NoneNoneNoneNone
NTKMU.4.F.3.2Discuss the safe, legal way to download songs and other media.
NTKMU.4.H.1.2Describe the influence of selected composers on the musical works and practices or traditions of their time.

15 minutes
Item ModeDOKBenchmarkBenchmark text
P = 0%4MU.4.O.3.2Apply expressive elements to a vocal or instrumental piece and, using correct music vocabulary, explain one's choices.
4MU.4.S.2.1Apply knowledge of musical structure to aid in sequencing and memorization and to internalize details of rehearsal and performance.
4MU.4.S.3.1Sing rounds, canons, and/or partner songs in an appropriate range, using proper vocal technique and maintaining pitch.
4MU.4.S.3.2Play rounds, canons, or layered ostinati on classroom instruments.
4MU.4.S.3.4Play simple ostinati, by ear, using classroom instruments.

BenchmarkBenchmark text
MU.4.C.1.1Develop effective listening strategies and describe how they can support appreciation of musical works.
MU.4.C.2.2Critique specific techniques in one's own and others' performances using teacher-established criteria.
MU.4.C.3.1Describe characteristics that make various musical works appealing.
MU.4.F.1.1Create new interpretations of melodic or rhythmic pieces by varying or adding dynamics, timbre, tempo, lyrics, and/or movement.
MU.4.F.3.1Identify the characteristics and behaviors displayed by successful student musicians, and discuss how these qualities will contribute to success beyond the music classroom.
MU.4.H.2.1Perform, listen to, and discuss music related to Florida's history.
MU.4.O.2.1Create variations for selected melodies.
MU.4.S.1.1Improvise phrases, using familiar songs.
MU.4.S.1.2Create melodic patterns using a variety of sound sources.
MU.4.S.1.3Arrange a familiar song for voices or instruments by manipulating form.
MU.4.S.3.3Perform extended pentatonic melodies at sight.