AMU3M

Music, Grade 11, University / College Preparation

Make a joyful noise unto the Lord,all the earth!!”

“O sing unto the Lord a new song, for He hath done marvelous

things….Make a joyful noise unto the Lord, all the earth: make a loud

noise, and rejoice, and sing praise. Sing unto the Lord with the harp;

with the harp, and the voice of a psalm. With trumpets and sound of

cornet make a joyful noise before the Lord, the King.”

Psalm 98:1, 4-6 (NKJ translation)

School: Elite High School

Department: Music

Course Title: Music, Grade 11, College/University Preparation

Grade: 11

Course Type: College/University Preparation

Ministry Course Code: AMU3M

Credit Value: 1

Course Prerequisites: AMU1O or AMU2O

Ministry Curriculum Document: The Ontario Curriculum, Grades 11 and 12, The Arts, Revised 2010.

Textbook: None.

Development Date: August 2012

Course Developers: Stephen DeBoer

Tuition Fee:$529 (CAD)

School: Elite High School

Department: Music

Course Title: Music, Grade 11, College/University Preparation

Grade: 11

Course Type: College/University Preparation

Ministry Course Code: AMU3M

Credit Value: 1

Course Prerequisites: AMU1O or AMU2O

Ministry Curriculum Document: The Ontario Curriculum, Grades 11 and 12, The Arts, Revised 2010.

Textbook: None.

Development Date: August 2012

Course Developers: Stephen DeBoer

Tuition Fee:$729 (CAD)

The creative process comprises several stages, as also illustrated in the diagram below:

  • Challenging and inspiring
  • Imagining and generating
  • Planning and focusing
  • Exploring and experimenting
  • Producing preliminary words
  • Revising and refining
  • Presenting and performing
  • Reflecting and evaluating









The Critical Analysis Process

The critical analysis process

includes the following aspects,

as also illustrated to the left:

  • Initial reaction
  • Analysis and interpretation
  • Consideration of cultural context
  • Expression of aesthetic judgement
  • Ongoing reflection

Overall Curriculum Expectations

A. Creating and Performing. By the end of this course, students will:

A1. The Creative Process: apply the stages of the creative process when performing notated and/or improvised music and composing and/or arranging music;

A2. The Elements of Music: apply the elements of music when performing notated and improvised music and composing and/or arranging music;

A3. Techniques and Technologies: use a range of techniques and technological tools in a variety of applications relating to music.

B. Reflecting, Responding, and Analysing. By the end of this course, students will:

B1. The Critical Analysis Process: use the critical analysis process when responding to, analysing, reflecting on, and interpreting music;

B2. Music and Society: demonstrate an understanding of social and cultural influences on and effects of traditional, commercial, and art music;

B3. Skills and Personal Growth: demonstrate an understanding of how performing, creating, and critically analysing music has affected their skills and personal development;

B4. Connections Beyond the Classroom: analyse opportunities and requirements for continued engagement in music.

C. Foundations. By the end of this course, students will:

C1. Theory and Terminology: demonstrate an understanding of music theory with respect to concepts of notation and the elements and other components of music, and use appropriate terminology relating to them;

C2. Characteristics and Development of Musical Forms: demonstrate an understanding of the development, function, and characteristics of various forms of music;

C3. Conventions and Responsible Practices: demonstrate an understanding of conventions and responsible practices relating to music.

Unit Evaluation-Weighting% Teaching & Learning Strategies
1. Performance and Technique

Performance Tests -10%

Sight-reading Tests – 5%

Direct Instruction, Application of technique, peer/self-evaluation and reflection, Performance, Composition, Improvisation

2. Music Through the Ages

Unit Tests – 10%

Analysis Assignments – 5%

A-V presentation, Seat work, Direct Instruction/Lecture, Independent reading, Simulations, Q&A, Brainstorming, Internet Research, Report-writing, Active Listening, Note-taking, Memorizing, Oral Presenting, Listening to recordings, Discussion, Viewing media

3. Elemental Choices

Theory Tests – 5%

Composition Assignment – 10%

A-V presentation, Seat work, Direct Instruction/Lecture, Q&A, Brainstorming, Internet Research, Learning using Technology, Active Listening, Note-taking, Memorizing, Compositional work

4. Music in Society, Culture, and the Bible

Concert Review – 5%

Final Written Essay on Christian Response – 10%

A-V presentation, Seat work, Direct Instruction/Lecture, Independent reading, Simulations, Q&A, Brainstorming, Internet Research, Report-writing, Active Listening, Note-taking, Memorizing, Oral Presenting, Discussions, Reflection, Independent Study, Field Trip, Viewing media

5. Music Production

No assessment of learning for AMU3M will take place in this unit, as it is designed for concurrent AMU3O students

Developing an Action Plan, Poster-making/Advertising (print, radio, newspaper, newsletter, etc.), Brainstorming, Discussions, Q&A, Internet Research, Production of a Concert, Organizing

6. ISU

ISU Project – 10%

 

TOTAL

70%