Assessments can be tricky in the general music setting. So much can seem subjective, and with so many students and so little class time, the task can seem impossible! This kit is intended to make assessment in the general music classroom simpler.
Included in this set:
Assessment templates and worksheets for composition, instrument identification (PDF)
User notes with instructions for use
Assessment rubrics, organized by skill / concept and sorted by grade level (fully editable Word and PDF formats)
*Beat / Rhythm:
demonstrating steady beat, reading and performing specific
rhythmic elements, composing/ improvising with specific rhythms
*Melody / Pitch:
demonstrating melodic contour, performing specific solfege,
performing specific pitches on recorder, composing with specific
solfege, composing with treble clef letter names, composing with
bass clef letter names, creating chord progressions
*Harmony / Timbre:
identifying instruments of the orchestra visually and aurally,
identifying instrument families, demonstrating 4 voices,
composing in major and minor tonalities
choosing expressive elements for a given song, performing with
expressive elements, notating expressive elements for composition,
creating an arrangement of a given song
demonstrating same and different sections through movement, identifying
repeating and contrasting sections, creating variations for a given theme,
composing in rondo form with sections communicating different moods
Please see the preview for a closer look at how the rubrics are set up- they are written to align with standards-based grading but are fully editable so you can adapt them to your own grading scales and specific assessments.
Want lesson plans to teach these skills? These assessments are included in the Elementary General Music Curriculum K-6 Year-Long Bundle!
The purchase of this set entitles the buyer to use the materials in their own classroom. If you would like to use this in collaboration with your department or share with other teachers, you can purchase additional licenses at a discount.
Please note that, due to the variety of resources offered in this file, the download comes in a zipped file.
You may also be interested in:
Music Teacher Entire Life Planners
Long Range Planning: PK-8 General Music Curriculum Templates
National Standards Planning Sheets: PK-8
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