NOTE: This essay and quiz are specifically intended to be used in a string orchestra classroom in which the ensemble is learning J.S. Bach’s Little Fugue in G Minor arranged by Francis Grant. Students will need access to the score and a recording (not included) in order to complete this assignment.
The product that you are purchasing here consists of a 460-word essay and a 20-question quiz that includes multiple choice, True/False and multiple choice grid questions. Students answer some questions based on the essay, but many of the questions ask students to use critical thinking skills to analyze the score and identify various parts of a fugue as they occur (subject, countersubject, episode, answer, etc.)
The assignment requires the teacher to provide instruction on the definition and parts of a fugue. As a suggestion, the enclosed lesson plan refers to a separate TpT product sold by MusicTeacherResources ($5.65), which consists of nine pages of “slides” in pdf form used to instruct students in the definition and construction of a fugue. This can be accessed at:
The quiz is provided here in a PDF format. A link is also provided so teachers can access a copy of the quiz as a Google Form, thus making it possible for students to take the quiz online and for teachers to easily grade it using Flubaroo.