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Program: Arts

Course: AMU2O

Grade: 10

Level: Open

Semester: 1, 2017-2018

Teacher Name: Ms. Ashley Visser

Contact: avisser@rchs.on.ca

Introduction

This course emphasizes the creation and performance of music at a level consistent with previous experience. Students will develop musical literacy skills by using the creative and critical analysis processes in composition, performance, and a range of reflective and analytical activities. Students will develop their understanding of musical conventions, practices, and terminology and apply the elements of music in a range of activities. They will also explore the function of music in society with reference to the self, communities, and cultures.

Course Documents

Units Of Study

  • Performance
  • Elements of Music (Theory)
  • Music and Society (History)
  • The Mixtape Project

Note: Units run concurrently

Upcoming Assignments and Evaluations

Date

Topic

Explanation

01/12/2018

Mixtape Project

Mixtape playlists should be posted on the class edmodo wall, and final write-ups should be submitted.

01/16/2018

Playing Exam

Students are evaluated on their final performance piece as part of the final 30% of their grade.

01/17/2018

Listening Exam

Students will be evaluated on their ability to identify and recognize the significance of music studied in class.

01/25/2018

Final Exam

Students will be evaluated on all the material studied in the course in this written exam.

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