Laying Down a Track
In this event, students will demonstrate mastery of a short (12–44 measures) segment of
music that is currently being performed in their large ensemble class. The music for this exercise should be selected from pieces for full band, orchestra, or choir that are already part of the curriculum and being rehearsed for performance at a future date.
Students in each section will be given a copy of the music they will perform, a Student Booklet containing the directions, a Student Reflection Sheet, and a copy of the Teacher
Scoring Rubric that the teacher will use to score the work. The students will be recorded individually with a video camera and assessed on the technically correct and expressive performance of their assigned part.
For scoring, the teacher will read a reflective piece written by the student, view the student’s recorded evidence, and then score the performance based on the Teacher Scoring Rubric in the Student Booklet.
This item has been voluntarily field-tested by Michigan teachers with a non-representative sample of students.
Leave Feedback for this Assessment