Vocal Techniques 3: ELD.K12.ELL.SI.1

Big Idea: English Language Development for English Language Learners
  • Understanding: Language of Social and Instructional Purposes
    • Benchmark: English language learners communicate for social and instructional purposes within the school setting.
☆ Categorized as Best Assessed in the Classroom (BAC)

Students will be able to:

  • interpret unfamiliar English terms using their home language dictionary or an online translator
    • how to use a home language dictionary or online translation program
  • differentiate between English terminology and musical terminology
    • music terminology usually in Italian and usually italicized
  • perform rhythmic and melodic patterns accurately by imitating aural patterns demonstrated by the teacher and/or peers
    • procedure for aurally deciphering rhythms (e.g. count singing, speaking rhythms, subdividing)
    • Curwen hand signs and solfeggio syllables
    • intervallic relationships
  • perform rhythmic and melodic patterns accurately by visually interpreting musical symbols
    • pitches on the staff, rhythmic patterns appropriate to the course level
  • use classroom visual aids to accurately interpret and perform musical symbols and abbreviations
  • communicate withe a peer tutor/buddy for clarification on concepts presented in class
    • section leader for students' vocal/instrumental section
  • imitate sound concepts modeled by the teacher and peers
    • how to produce a characteristic tone
  • rehearse and perform music in class with their peers to demonstrate comprehension and synthesis of skills
    • classroom procedures
    • proper posture
    • how to follow the director
    • how to take a proper breath while playing and/or singing
    • where to locate the rehearsal plan and/or classroom objectives
  • recognize, count and notate simple rhythms and rests
    • procedure for deciphering rhythms (e.g. count singing, speaking rhythms, subdividing)

Students will know:

  • how to use a home language dictionary or online translation program
  • music terminology usually in Italian and usually italicized
  • procedure for aurally deciphering rhythms (e.g. count singing, speaking rhythms, subdividing)
  • Curwen hand signs and solfeggio syllables
  • intervallic relationships
  • pitches on the staff, rhythmic patterns appropriate to the course level
  • section leader for students' vocal/instrumental section
  • how to produce a characteristic tone
  • classroom procedures
  • proper posture
  • how to follow the director
  • how to take a proper breath while playing and/or singing
  • where to locate the rehearsal plan and/or classroom objectives
  • procedure for deciphering rhythms (e.g. count singing, speaking rhythms, subdividing)