M/J Exploring Music 1: MU.68.C.2.2

Big Idea: Critical Thinking and Reflection
  • Understanding: Assessing our own and others' artistic work, using critical-thinking, problem-solving, and decision-making skills, is central to artistic growth.
    • Benchmark: Critique, using correct music vocabulary, changes in one's own or others' musical performance resulting from practice or rehearsal.
☆ Categorized as Important (I) ☆ To be evaluated by Responding Items (R)

Students will be able to:

  • evaluate one’s performance and the performances of others using previously developed criteria.
  • apply feedback to improve further development of one’s own performance.
  • analyze and discuss specific improvements made through rehearsal and practice.

Students will know:

  • Expression Markings
  • Ensemble playing
  • Performance technique: articulation, diction
  • Rehearsal technique: chunking, repeat, break down rhythms and notes, sequence back together
  • Constructive critique