8th Grade General Music


Prioritized

MUS-08.Pr.04.2b

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Anchor Standard 4 - Select artistic work for presentation.

Analyze artistic work for presentation

MUS-08.Pr.04.2b When analyzing selected music, sight-read in treble or bass clef simple rhythmic, melodic, and/or harmonic notation.

Choir Student Learning Targets

Knowledge Targets

  • I can identify eight notes, half notes, whole notes, eighth rests, quarter rests, half rests, whole rests
  • I can recognize the direction of the musical line
  • I can identify dynamics (pp, p, mp, mf, f, ff, crescendo, decrescendo)
  • I can identify articulations in the music (legato, staccato, accents, slurs)
  • I can identify the tempo of the music (ritardando, a tempo)

Reasoning Targets

  • I can describe how to sing with different dynamics

Skills Targets

  • I can change my singing pitch to follow the musical line

Product Targets

  • I can sing a given music example
  • I can sing with appropriate dynamics
  • I can sing my part with accurate rhythms
  • I can sing with correct articulations
  • I can sing the appropriate tempo of the music

 

Choir Proficiency Scale

Score   Description Sample Activity
4.0

In addition to Score 3.0, the student demonstrates in-depth inferences and applications regarding more complex material that go beyond end of instruction expectations.

  • The student consistently reads and identifies standard symbols for rhythm, pitch, articulation, dynamics, tempo, and form.

 

- Student is given a selection of music to read and identify standard music symbols.
  3.5 In addition to Score 3.0 performance, the student demonstrates in-depth inferences and applications regarding the more complex content with partial success.
3.0 The student can:
  • accurately read and identify standards symbols for rhythm, pitch, articulation, dynamics, tempo, and form.
 
  2.5 The student demonstrates no major errors or omissions regarding the simpler details and processes (Score 2.0 content) and partial knowledge of the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content).
2.0 The student can:
  • sometimes read and identify standard symbols for rhythm, pitch, articulation, dynamics, tempo, and form.
 
  1.5 The student demonstrates partial knowledge of the simpler details and processes (Score 2.0 content) but exhibits major errors or omissions regarding the more complex ideas and procedures (Score 3.0 content).
1.0 The student can:
  • rarely read and identify standard symbols for rhythm, pitch, articulation, dynamics, tempo, and form.
 
  0.5 With help, the student demonstrates a partial understanding of some of the simpler details and processes (Score 2.0 content) but not the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content).
0.0 Even with help, the student demonstrates no understanding or skill.  

 

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MUS-08.Pr.06

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Anchor Standard 6 - Convey meaning through the presentation of artistic work.

Present

MUS-08.Pr.06.1a Perform the music with technical accuracy, stylistic expression, and culturally authentic practices in music to convey the creator's intent.

MUS-08.Pr.06.1b Demonstrate performance decorum (such as stage presence, attire, and behavior) and audience etiquette appropriate for venue, purpose, context, and style.

Choir Student Learning Targets

Knowledge Targets

  • I can recall appropriate stage presence
  • I can define appropriate performance attire
  • I can describe appropriate performance behavior
  • I can describe appropriate audience etiquette

Reasoning Targets

  • I can explain the importance of performer and audience etiquette

Skills Targets

  • I can demonstrate appropriate stage presence

Product Targets

  • I can model appropriate performer and audience etiquette

 

Choir Proficiency Scale

Score   Description Sample Activity
4.0 In addition to Score 3.0, the student demonstrates in-depth inferences and applications regarding more complex material that go beyond end of instruction expectations.

- Concert performances

- Homebase performances

  3.5 In addition to Score 3.0 performance, the student demonstrates in-depth inferences and applications regarding the more complex content with partial success.
3.0 The student:
  • arrives to the performance on time.
  • dresses in appropriate and required concert attire.
  • demonstrates appropriate stage presence and concert etiquette.
 
  2.5 The student demonstrates no major errors or omissions regarding the simpler details and processes (Score 2.0 content) and partial knowledge of the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content).
2.0 The student:
  • meets two of the three criteria (stage presence, attire, and behavior).
 
  1.5 The student demonstrates partial knowledge of the simpler details and processes (Score 2.0 content) but exhibits major errors or omissions regarding the more complex ideas and procedures (Score 3.0 content).
1.0 The student:
  • meets one of the three criteria (stage presence, attire, and behavior).
 
  0.5 With help, the student demonstrates a partial understanding of some of the simpler details and processes (Score 2.0 content) but not the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content).
0.0 Even with help, the student demonstrates no understanding or skill.  
 

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Vocabulary