Orchestra 5 Honors: MU.912.O.2.2

Big Idea: Organizational Structure
  • Understanding: The structural rules and conventions of an art form serve as both a foundation and departure point for creativity.
    • Benchmark: Transpose melodies into different modalities through performance and composition.
☆ Categorized as Best Assessed in the Classroom (BAC) ☆ To be evaluated by Creating (C)

Students will be able to:

  • notate and play the transposition of a melody in a major mode to its relative minor key.
    • relative and parallel major and minor keys.
  • explore different modalities by playing scales within one key signature starting on different notes.
    • modes.
  • notate major and minor scales as played in class.
    • scale structure (tonal).
  • identify major and minor tonalities in given aural examples.

Students will know:

  • scale structure (tonal).
  • major and minor keys.
  • relative and parallel major and minor keys.
  • modes.