Chorus 4: LAFS.1112.RST.2.4

Big Idea: Reading Standards for Literacy in Science and Technical Subjects 6-12
  • Understanding: Craft and Structure
    • Benchmark: Determine the meaning of symbols, key terms, and other domain-specific words and phrases as they are used in a specific scientific or technical context relevant to grades 11-12 texts and topics.
☆ Categorized as Best Assessed in the Classroom (BAC)

Students will be able to:

  • Discuss the difference between range and tessitura
    • range: the span from the lowest to the highest note a singer can produce
    • tessitura: musically acceptable & comfortable range for a given singer. Also, the general range of a voice part in a piece of music
  • Identify accidentals
    • flats - lower pitch
    • sharps - raise pitch
    • naturals - cancel previous accidentals
  • Identify road signs in music
    • Rehearsal letters
    • Repeat Signs
    • First Ending, Second Ending
    • Da Capo (D.C.): to the beginning
    • Dal Segno (D.S): to the sign
    • Segno (the 'sign')
    • Coda - ending section
    • al fine: to the measure marked fine
    • al coda: to the ending section

Students will know:

  • range: the span from the lowest to the highest note a singer can produce
  • tessitura: musically acceptable & comfortable range for a given singer. Also, the general range of a voice part in a piece of music
  • flats - lower pitch
  • sharps - raise pitch
  • naturals - cancel previous accidentals
  • Rehearsal letters
  • Repeat Signs
  • First Ending, Second Ending
  • Da Capo (D.C.): to the beginning
  • Dal Segno (D.S): to the sign
  • Segno (the 'sign')
  • Coda - ending section
  • al fine: to the measure marked fine
  • al coda: to the ending section