Chorus 4: MU.912.S.1.1

Big Idea: Skills, Techniques, and Processes
  • Understanding: The arts are inherently experiential and actively engage learners in the processes of creating, interpreting, and responding to art.
    • Benchmark: Improvise rhythmic and melodic phrases over harmonic progressions.
☆ Categorized as Best Assessed in the Classroom (BAC) ☆ To be evaluated by Creating (C)

Students will be able to:

  • create a short melody from an established key, meter, and tempo.
  • vocally improvise short sections of given literature using text, neutral, or scat syllables.
  • vocally improvise a melody over a tonic/dominant chord progression, with or without accompaniment.
  • vocally improvise a rhythmic/melodic ostinato on a given chord progression.

Students will know: