Madrigal Choir
1633

Updated May 2009

Month

Standards (include state core numbers)

Learning Activities

Assessment

August-Setember

1a,d. Vocal preparation for singing

1d-e. Rehearsal techniques

1b, d. Preparation for All-State

1b. Chamber  ensemble work

3a,b,c Listening and writing

Daily warm up, vocal mental and physical preparation

Group, individual and small group rehearsal

Small group work

Comparative listening,

self anaysis

Daily participation

Self evaluation

Individual, small group testing

Recording

Writing reflection and self assesment

Peer evaluation

October

1a,d. Vocal preparation for singing

1d,e. Rehearsal techniques

1b, d. Preparation for All-State

1b. Chamber  ensemble work

3a,b,c Listening and writing

4a. Performance protocol

4a. Self directed performance

1b, d. Commence preparation of winter literature

Student driven critique and rehearsal

All-State Area rehearsals

Group and chamber group Performance and recording

School concerts

Self and group evaluative recordings

All-State testing

Performance evaluation

November

1a,d. Vocal preparation for singing

1c, e. Preparation of Winter literature

1b. Score marking

3a,b,c. Listening, evaluation

Holiday invitational

Daily rehearsal

Prepare and respond to class recordings

Listen to professional recorded performance

Exchange performances with other schools

Participation in class daily

Recordings and written evaluations, and responses

Performance participation

Post concert self evaluation

Observation

December

1a,d. Vocal preparation for singing

1ab,e, 4a,b, Performance in many settings.

3a,b,c.Evaluate

3a,b,c. Reflect

•Performances in the community

•Refinement, preparation

•Recording and listening

•Small group rehearsals

•Self directed rehearsals

Recordings

Daily participation

Performance participation

Written evaluations

Daily evaluations

January

1a,d. Vocal preparation for singing

1b,c,d,e. Festival literature

1,b,c,d,e. Solo/Ensemble projects

Prepare for State  Honor Choir where applicable

Individual and class rehearsal

Small group rehearsal

Recording opportunities

Self directed rehearsal preparation

Solo project - music selected and prepared

Self evaluation

Solo project checklist

Written and verbal response to recordings

Educator evaluation

Honor Choir testing, participation and performance

February

1a,d. Vocal preparation for singing

1b,c,d,e. Festival literature

1,b,c,d,e. Solo/Ensemble projects

3a,b,c. Recording and adjudication

School solo and ensemble

Individual solo project concludes

Adjudication at the school level

Performance and exchange within the school setting

Self evaluation

Solo project checklist

Written and verbal response to recordings

Educator evaluation

 

March

1a,d. Vocal preparation for singing

1b,c,d,e. Festival literature

1,b,c,d,e. Solo/Ensemble projects

3a,b,c. Recording and adjudication

Region solo and ensemble

Individual solo project concludes

Adjudication at the region level

Performance and exchange within the region setting

Self evaluation

Region Solo

Written and verbal response to recordings

Educator evaluation

Post festival self evaluation

 

April

1a,d. Vocal preparation for singing

1b,c,d,e. Festival literature

1,b,c,d,e. Solo/Ensemble projects

3a,b,c. Recording and adjudication

End of year literature

Participation in State Solo and ensemble festival

In class recording

Performance and exchanges

Guest clinicians

Peer to peer performance opportunities

Preparation for recital, vocal jazz and pop literature

Student directed rehearsal and performance

 

State festival evaluation

Written and verbal response to recordings

Educator evaluation

Post festival self evaluation

 

May-June

1a,d. Vocal preparation for singing

1b,c,d,e. Festival literature

1,b,c,d,e. Solo/Ensemble projects

3a,b,c. Recording and adjudication

End of year literature

In class recording

Performance and exchanges

Guest clinicians

Peer to peer performance opportunities

Preparation for recital, vocal jazz and pop literature

Student directed rehearsal and performance

 

Written and verbal response to recordings

Educator evaluation

Post concert self evaluation

Administrative evaluation