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EDUC 451 Grade Breakdown

Unit Plan/ Grade 10 Jazz 40% - Attendance

10% - Professionalism

5% - Playing tests (x6=30% of final mark)

20% - Final Concert

Lesson # Topic B. Idea C. Competence Materials P. Strategies Assessment


1 Medium Music offers unique Perform collaboratively Meter, rhythm, Play, sing, F: Playing test:
Swing ways of exploring in large ensemble, harmony, dynamics, call/response,
one’s identity and chamber music, and timbre, tonality, demonstrate Arpeggiate the chords to
sense of belonging. solo contexts. instrumentation chord Autumn Leaves
(Exploring and Creating) arpeggios;
Individual and Role of performers Guide tones
collective expression Consider the function
are founded on of one’s voice within Winds – articulation, S: Performance of
history, culture, the ensemble. embouchure, tone Autumn Leaves
community, and value (Reasoning and quality, fingerings
system in which they Reflection)
exist. Percussion – sticks,
Receive and apply brushes, fills, shots
constructive feedback
to developing practice. Keyboard – chording
(Communicating and techniques, voicing
Documenting)
Guitar – Chord playing
(open, bar, extended,
arpeggiated),
strumming/voicing,
rhythm guitar patterns,
and single line
melodies.
2 Blues***
3 Rhythm Ideas and beliefs in a Perform collaboratively Movement, sound, I vi (VI) ii V F: Playing tests on
Changes work of art have in large ensemble, image, form to convey Enclosures arpeggios on chords to
power to effect chamber music, and meaning in style of Arpeggios Lester Leaps In
change. solo contexts. music. S: Performance of Lester
(Exploring and Creating) Model? Demo? Leaps In
Music offers unique Specific music elements,
ways of exploring Consider the function principles, techniques,
one’s identity and of one’s voice within vocabulary, symbols.
sense of belonging. the ensemble.
(Reasoning and Role of performers
Reflection)
4 Modal Music offers unique Perform collaboratively Movement, sound, Call/response; F: Playing test on Dorian
Jazz ways of exploring in large ensemble, image, and form to media; CD and Lydian scales on
one’s identity and chamber music, and convey meaning in style playalong; concert D and Eb
sense of belonging. solo contexts. of music. Dorian scale
(Exploring and Creating) Lydian scale S: Performance of Little
Growth as a musician Specific music elements, Rhythmic Sunflower
is dependent on Consider the function principles, techniques, improvisation
perseverance, of one’s voice within vocabulary, and
resilience, and the ensemble. symbols.
reflection. (Reasoning and
Reflection) Role of performers

5 Bebop Ideas and beliefs in a Perform collaboratively Movement, sound, Large & small F: Playing tests on the
work of art have the in large ensemble, image, and form to group ensemble major Bebop scale
power to effect chamber music, and convey meaning in style rehearsals
change. solo contexts. of music. S: Performance of
(Exploring and Creating) Yardbird Suite
Music offers unique Specific music elements,
ways of exploring Consider the function principles, techniques,
one’s identity and of one’s voice within vocabulary, and
sense of belonging. the ensemble. symbols.
(Reasoning and
Reflection) Role of performers
6 Funk Ideas and beliefs in a Perform collaboratively Movement, sound, Perform Dorian F: Playing test on Dorian,
work of art have the in large ensemble, image, and form to scale Blues, and major and
power to effect chamber music, and convey meaning in style Blues scale minor pentatonic scale.
change. solo contexts. of music. Major and
(Exploring and Creating) minor S: Performance of Magic
Music offers unique Specific music elements, pentatonic scale School Bus Theme
ways of exploring Consider the function principles, techniques,
one’s identity and of one’s voice within vocabulary, and Formatted: Font color: Black
sense of belonging. the ensemble. symbols.
(Reasoning and
Reflection) Role of performers

7 Final Music is a process that Perform collaboratively Role of performers Guided S: Performance of 3
Concert relies on engaged in large ensemble, rehearsal of all previously performed
connection between chamber music, and Fluency in reading, previously songs. (Record
the senses. solo contexts. playing, and performed performance;
(Exploring and Creating) performance pieces peer evaluation
Ideas and beliefs in a
work of art have the Engage in appropriate Selected charts and S: teacher rubric 20% of
power to effect risk taking to express songs for performance final mark
change. meaning, intent,
emotion, and thought.
Growth as a musician (Exploring and
is dependent on Creating)
perseverance,
resilience, and Pursue increasing
reflection. fluency in instrumental
performance.
(Connecting and
Expanding)