Vocal Techniques 4 Honors: MU.912.C.1.1

Big Idea: Critical Thinking and Reflection
  • Understanding: Cognition and reflection are required to appreciate, interpret, and create with artistic intent.
    • Benchmark: Apply listening strategies to promote appreciation and understanding of unfamiliar musical works.
☆ Categorized as Best Assessed in the Classroom (BAC)

Students will be able to:

  • consistently identify major and minor tonalities.
  • consistently identify melodic and harmonic elements.
  • follow a listening map and respond kinesthetically to specific aural detail.
  • engage in active listening by identifying specific forms, e.g., AB, ABA, strophic, etc.
  • use a checklist to identify musical events, e.g. repeats, endings, D.S., coda, et al.

Students will know: