M/J Band 2: 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 Essential (E) ☆ To be evaluated by Responding Items (R)

Students will be able to:

  • critique one’s own performance and/or the performance of others using criteria and/or rubrics generated through class rehearsal discussions.
    • domain specific vocabulary that will be used in criteria and/or rubrics including but not limited to: articulation, blend, balance, correct notes and rhythms, technique, tone quality, and expression.
  • compare two recordings or performances by the same student or ensemble to identify the effects of rehearsal or practice

Students will know:

  • domain specific vocabulary that will be used in criteria and/or rubrics including but not limited to: articulation, blend, balance, correct notes and rhythms, technique, tone quality, and expression.