M/J Vocal Techniques 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 Important (I) ☆ To be evaluated by Responding Items (R)

Students will be able to:

  • create a log of specific improvements made in a specified time period
  • assess one’s own performance using teacher- and/or Florida Vocal Association (FVA)-created rubrics.
  • evaluate the accuracy of musical elements in a performance using correct music vocabulary
  • discuss criteria used to evaluate individual and group performances
  • identify, describe, and track specific improvements made through rehearsal and practice.
  • design and use student-made rubric to assess music performance.

Students will know:

  • Technical Preparation: intonation, pitch accuracy, rhythmic precision, balance, entrances, releases
  • Age-appropriate Tone quality: breath support, register adjustment, vowels, blend
  • Musical Effect: tempo, phrasing, musical line, dynamics, style, articulations