Bel Canto

Updated May 2009

Month

Standards (include state core numbers)

Learning Activities

Assessment

August-Setember

1a. tone production fundamentals

1b. Performance skills

1c,d. Rehearsal skills

1e. Varied repertoire

3a,b,c, Listen and evaluate

Daily classroom vocalization

Listening, Recording

Writing and reading music

Self directed, teacher directed rehearsal

Fall literature preparation

Small group rehearsal

Score marking

Participation and attendance

Written and informal contributions and critiques

Reading evaluation

Recording - self evaluation

October

1a. tone production fundamentals

1b. Performance skills

1c,d. Rehearsal skills

1e. Varied repertoire

3a,b,c, Listen and evaluate

4a,b. Discover meaning

Daily classroom vocalization

Listening, Recording

Writing and reading music

Self directed, teacher directed rehearsal

Audience and performer protocol

Fall Concert Reports

Reading checks

Participation and attendance

Written and informal contributions and critiques

Concert participation, recording

Administrative evaluation

Teacher evaluation

Concert Reports Due

November

1a. tone production fundamentals

1b. Performance skills

1c,d. Rehearsal skills

1e. Varied repertoire

3a,b,c, Listen and evaluate

Daily classroom vocalization

Listening, Recording

Winter literature

Self directed, teacher directed rehearsal

Honor Choir preparation

Individual practice

Reading checks

Participation and attendance

Written and informal contributions and critiques

Score preparation

Small group rehearsal and performance

Self reporting

Teacher evaluation

December

1a. tone production fundamentals

1b. Performance skills

1c,d. Rehearsal skills

1e. Varied repertoire

3a,b,c, Listen and evaluate

4a,b. Discover meaning

Daily classroom vocalization

Listening, Recording

Writing and reading music

Self & teacher directed   performance

Audience and performer protocol

Winter concert reports

Honor Choir preparation

Reading checks

Voice Checks

Daily participation in class

Written and informal contributions and critiques

Performance participation

Reading evaluation

Recording - self evaluation

Practice records

Observation

Concert Reports Due

January

1a. tone production

1b. Performance skills

1c,d. Rehearsal skills

1e. Varied repertoire

3a,b,c, Listen and evaluate

4a,b. Discover meaning

Daily classroom vocalization

Listening, Recording

Self & teacher directed rehearsal

Writing and reading music

Honor choir participation,

Solo and ensemble preparation

Festival literature

Honor choir testing

Self evaluation

Honor choir participation

Practice reporting

Observation

Listening and writing

Small group testing

February

1a. tone production

1b. Performance skills

1c,d. Rehearsal skills

1e. Varied repertoire

3a,b,c, Listen and evaluate

4a,b. Discover meaning

Daily classroom vocalization

Listening, Recording

Self & teacher directed rehearsal

Writing and reading music

Solo and ensemble preparation

Festival literature

School Solo and ensemble festival

School adjudication

Self evaluation

Individual and Small Group performance

Observation

Listening and writing

Small group testing

March

1a. tone production

1b. Performance skills

1c,d. Rehearsal skills

1e. Varied repertoire

3a,b,c, Listen and evaluate

4a,b. Discover meaning

Daily classroom vocalization

Listening, Recording

Self & teacher directed rehearsal

Writing and reading music

Solo and ensemble preparation

Festival literature

Region Solo and ensemble festival

Concert Attendance

Region adjudication

Self evaluation

Individual and Small Group performance

Observation

Listening and writing

Small group testing

Concert Reports Due

April

1a. tone production

1b. Performance skills

1c,d. Rehearsal skills

1e. Varied repertoire

3a,b,c, Listen and evaluate

4a,b. Discover meaning

Daily classroom vocalization

Listening, Recording

Self & teacher directed rehearsal

Writing and reading music

Festival literature

State Solo and ensemble festival

Region Large Choir Festival

End of year literature

State adjudication

Self evaluation

Individual and Small Group performance

Observation

Region festival evaluation

Listening and writing

Small group testing

May-June

1a. tone production

1b. Performance skills

1c,d. Rehearsal skills

1e. Varied repertoire

3a,b,c, Listen and evaluate

4a,b. Discover meaning

Daily classroom vocalization

Listening, Recording

Self & teacher directed rehearsal

Writing and reading music

Festival literature

State  Large Choir Festival

End of year literature

Concert Attendance

Self evaluation

Individual and Small Group performance

Observation

State festival evaluation

Listening and writing

Small group testing

Concert Reports Due