Scoring Guides

 

Music Literacy

 

Improvisation and Composition

Aural Skills

Singing Skills

Instrumental Performance

 

NUMBERICAL PERFORMANCE LEVEL KEY

5

Exemplary


Exceeds the standard

Outstanding performance

Shows exceptional effort, dedication and self direction

 

4

Proficient


Meets the standard

Competent performance, average or above

Shows sustained effort and self direction

 

3

Developing


Work does not meet standard

Competence in some but not all areas

Shows some effort and some self-direction

 

2

Emerging


Work does not meet standard

Shows partial application of skills

Beginning to show some effort and self-direction

 

1

Beginning

 

Work does not meet standard

Minimal understanding, little application of skills

Some effort, does not yet show evidence of focused effort


 

NE

No Evidence

 

No product

 

 

BEAT COORDINATION SCORING GUIDE


5

Exemplary


Independently leads and initiates the beat consistently

Pats and walks the beat all the time

 

4

Proficient

 

Pats the beat independently, walks most of the time

 

3

Developing

 

Pats beats with others, not independently

 

2

Emerging

 

Pats the beat with help


1

Beginning


No concept of steady beat


NE

No Evidence


No product

 

 

SINGING SCORING GUIDE


5

Exemplary


Maintains control of voice & uses extended singing range


4

Proficient


Developing proper vocal technique and appropriate range

 

3

Developing

 

Sometimes sings in a limited range and matching pitch irregularly

 

2

Emerging

 

Starting to sing in a limited range


1

Beginning

 

Says the words or chants them, but does not sing


NE

No Evidence


No product

 

 

KEYBOARD PERFORMANCE SCORING GUIDE


5

Exemplary



Near Perfect Performance

Correct notes, rhythm, fingers, and hand position

 

4

Proficient

 

Satisfactory performance

Correct fingering and hand position

Minor mistakes in notes or rhythms

3

Developing


Below average performance

Major mistakes in hand position, notes or rhythms

2

Emerging


Makes effort with success in one of two areas:

1. correct hand position
2. notes and rhythms


1

Beginning


Makes effort with minimal success


NE

No Evidence


No product

 

 

INSTRUMENTAL PERFORMANCE SCORING GUIDE


5

Exemplary



Near Perfect Performance

Demonstrates proficient instrumental technique, correct notes and rhythms

 

4

Proficient


Satisfactory performance and meets standard

Reasonable accuracy in pitch and rhythm

Correct playing technique

3

Developing


Below average performance

Developing proper technique

Approaching accuracy in pitch and rhythm

2

Emerging


Makes effort with success in one area: technique, rhythm, pitch


1

Beginning

 

Makes effort with minimal success


NE

No Evidence


No product

 

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