JHS Concert Choir/Middle/Honors/BelleTones Mission Statement and Rubric 2016-2017

Instructor:
Lys Davidson
Phone:
215-280-0766


E-mail:
davidsona@jtowndrakes.org




JHS Vocal Department Blog:  JHSVocals.blogspot.com

Description:

This course focuses on: vocal awareness, working as an ensemble, providing the highest quality of music possible…always striving for excellence.

Mission Statements:

*To become better musicians and performers.
*To sing clearly and accurately.
*To understand basic musical terminology.
*To understand basic rhythmic notation.
*To establish excellent performance etiquette
*To create a stimulating and productive environment.
*To establish relationships between all choir members.
*To be supportive of one another.

 

MS/HS Guidelines for Assessment
2016-2017
Achievement Marks
Symbol
Definition
4
Exceeds: Student demonstrates a thorough understanding of facts, concepts, and/or principles, making in-depth inferences, applications, and connections.  Student participates for the entire class period.  Shows respect by being on time, positive interaction with others and is responsible for their music.
3
Meets: Student meets grade level expectations with minimal teacher support. Student participates most of the class period. 
Shows respect by being on time, positive interaction with others and is responsible for their music.
2
Approaching: Student is developing and often depends upon teacher for assistance. Student participates some of the class period.  May need to be reminded to show respect by being on time, positive interaction with others, and for being responsible with their music.
1
Area of Concern: Student is not meeting grade level expectations.  Minimal participation.  Shows little respect by being late to class, poor interaction with others, and/or misuse of music.




Effort Marks
Symbol
Definition
3
Excellent: Consistently and independently demonstrates behaviors, attitude, & effort toward the goal.
2
Satisfactory: Generally demonstrates behaviors, attitude & effort toward the goal with a few reminders.
1
Needs Improvement: Needs frequent reminders to demonstrate appropriate behavior, attitude or effort toward the goal.