T.E201

Vocal Expression

Vocal Expression

Students will use vocal pitch, tempo, and tone to demonstrate character development by recording a short excerpt. The teacher will use a rubric to score the recorded performance.

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This is an analytic rubric. The column on the left shows the dimension that is being measured in the student’s performance. The levels across the top row indicate the performance level in the dimensions. Occasionally all dimensions and performance levels are exemplified by multiple students in a single recording.

TEACHER SCORING RUBRIC

  • Dimension
  • Pitch

  • Tempo

  • Tone

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Pitch is monotone, and it does not represent the intent of the monologue.

    N/A at this time.
  • Pitch is present, but although it represents the intent of the monologue at times, it does not utilize levels.

    N/A at this time.
  • Pitch uses different levels that usually represent the intent of the monologue.

    N/A at this time.
  • Pitch enhances the monologue by using different levels effectively.

    N/A at this time.
  • No tempo is established.

    N/A at this time.
  • While tempo is present, it is not consistent with the intent of the monologue.

    N/A at this time.
  • Tempo usually represents the intent of the monologue; deliberate tempo choices are not always obvious.

    N/A at this time.
  • Tempo enhances the monologue by using effective pausing and tempo.

    N/A at this time.
  • Tone is missing from the vocal delivery.

    N/A at this time.
  • The intent of the character may not be represented by tone.

    N/A at this time.
  • The intent of the character is represented by tone.

    N/A at this time.
  • The intent of the character is accurately represented by tone.

    N/A at this time.
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