Band 5 Honors: MU.912.F.3.4

Big Idea: Innovation, Technology, and the Future
  • Understanding: The 21st-century skills necessary for success as citizens, workers, and leaders in a global economy are embedded in the study of the arts.
    • Benchmark: Design and implement a personal learning plan, related to the study of music, which demonstrates self-assessment, brain-storming, decision-making, and initiative to advance skills and/or knowledge.
☆ Categorized as Best Assessed in the Classroom (BAC)

Students will be able to:

  • identify strengths and weaknesses regarding skill level and competency in a given musical discipline.
  • critique past recordings of one’s performance and develop a plan for continued, sequential improvement
    • models of proper and appropriate examples of musical skills and techniques
    • pedagogical methods (e.g., isolate small sections, slow down tempos)
  • prepare for and attend All-County and All-State auditions
    • resources for audition materials
    • scales
  • create a list of goals to be accomplished for the year
    • proper goal setting techniques (e.g. backwards planning)
  • create a daily and long term practice plan
    • focused practice routines and methods
  • participate in Solo and Ensemble MPA.
    • resources for instrument and level appropriate literature

Students will know:

  • proper goal setting techniques (e.g. backwards planning)
  • pedagogical methods (e.g., isolate small sections, slow down tempos, etc.)
  • resources for audition materials
  • resources for instrument and level appropriate literature
  • scales
  • proper goal setting techniques (e.g. backwards planning)
  • models of proper and appropriate examples of musical skills and techniques
  • pedagogical methods (e.g., isolate small sections, slow down tempos)
  • focused practice routines and methods