M/J Orchestra 2: LAFS.6.SL.2.4

Big Idea: Standards for Speaking and Listening
  • Understanding: Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas
    • Benchmark: Present claims and findings, sequencing ideas logically and using pertinent descriptions, facts, and details to accentuate main ideas or themes; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation.
☆ Categorized as Best Assessed in the Classroom (BAC)

Students will be able to:

  • create and share a listening map to dissect a recording of music. With each listening opportunity, students analyze form, texture, instruments of the ensemble, and expressive and dynamic nuances in increasing detail.
    • theme
    • variations
    • listening map
    • form: binary, ternary, rondo, variational, sonata
    • texture: monophony, homophony, polyphony
    • dynamic markings
    • expressive markings
    • melody
    • counter melody
  • correctly identify solfeggio names and/or counts for a sample melody on the board and clearly present their findings to the class referencing the key signature and time signature to support their claims.
    • solfeggio
    • Curwen-Glover hand signs for major scale
    • key signatures
    • time signatures
    • rhythm counts
  • engage in a discussion with peers about a topic pertinent to the course using domain-specific vocabulary.
    • music vocabulary
  • lead a sectional rehearsal.
    • components of an effective sectional rehearsal (e.g., warm up, skill builders, etc.)

Students will know:

  • theme
  • variations
  • listening map
  • form: binary, ternary, rondo, variational, sonata
  • texture: monophony, homophony, polyphony
  • dynamic markings
  • expressive markings
  • melody
  • counter melody
  • solfeggio
  • Curwen-Glover hand signs for major scale
  • key signatures
  • time signatures
  • rhythm counts
  • music vocabulary
  • components of an effective sectional rehearsal (e.g., warm up, skill builders, etc.)