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VocalMusicPerformanceIndividual:SightreadingRubric
TeacherName:Mrs.Kicklighter
StudentName:________________________________________

CATEGORY

4.Exemplary

3.Proficient

2.Developing

1.Basic

Postureand
Relaxation

Studentstands
correctlyandsings
usingaproper
singingstancewith
novisibletensionin
thethroat,jaw,or
body.

Studentstands
somewhatcorrectly
andmostofthetime
demonstratesa
propersinging
stancewithlimited
tensionvisibleinthe
throat,jaw,orbody.

Studentissometimes
standingcorrectlybut
oftenshowstension
orimproperbody
positionduring
singing.

Studentrarely
demonstrates
properpostureand
singingstanceand
tensionishighly
visibleinthethroat,
jaw,and/orbody.

ToneQuality

Toneisconsistently
focused,clear,and
centeredthroughout
therangeofthe
voice.

Toneisfocused,
clearandcentered
throughthenormal
singingrange.
Extremesinrange
sometimescause
tonetobeless
controlled.Tone
qualitytypicallydoes
notdetractfromthe
performance.

Toneisoften
focused,clearand
centered,but
sometimesthetone
isuncontrolledinthe
normalsinging
range.Extremesin
rangeareusually
uncontrolled.
Occasionallythetone
qualitydetractsfrom
overallperformance.

Thetoneisoftennot
focused,clearor
centeredregardless
oftherange,
significanltly
detractingfromthe
overall
performance.

Diction

Studentarticulates
clearlyandthetextof
themusicis
understandable.

Studentarticulates
thewordssomewhat
clearlyandthetext
canbeunderstood
mostofthetime.

Studentissometimes
articulatingthewords
butthetextisoften
notdecernable.

Studentrarely
articulatesthe
wordsandthetext
isnotdecernable.

Rhythm

Thebeatissecure
andtherhythmsare
accurateforthe
scalesbeingsung.

Thebeatissecure
andtherhythmsare
mostlyaccurate.
Thereareafew
durationerrors,but
thesedonotdetract
fromtheoverall
performance.

Thebeatis
somewhaterratic.
Somerhythmsare
accurate.Frequentor
repeatedduration
errors.Rhythm
problems
occasionallydetract
fromtheoverall
performance.

Thebeatisusually
erraticandrhythms
areseldom
accuratedetracting
significantlyfrom
theoverall
performance.

Pitch

Virtuallynoerrors.
Pitchisvery
accurate.

Anoccasional
isolatederror,but
mostofthetime
pitchisaccurateand
secure.

Someaccurate
Veryfewaccurate
pitches,butthereare orsecurepitches.
frequentand/or
repeatederrors.

BreathSupport

Studentisbreathing
properlyand

Studentisusually
breathingproperly,

Studentsometimes
Studentisrarely
breathesproperlyand breathingcorrectly

supportingthetone
tothebestofhis/her
ability.

butoccationally
doesnotsupportthe
tonetilltheendof
eachphrase.

onlyoccationally
supportsthetonetill
theendofeach
phrase.

andneversupports
thetonetilltheend
ofeachphrase.

DateCreated:Jun23,201511:03am(CDT)

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