11MUS

Level 1 Music

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs B. Dewar

This course is composed of internal and external Music Achievement Standards. Students will pursue performance, song writing, composition, theory and aural skills.
The entry criteria are based on a student’s Year 10 Music results and teacher recommendations. To have received formal tuition for a full year is an advantage. Formal tuition on a chosen instrument is a requirement and must continue throughout the year.
End of course assessment criteria:
•Performance is assessed at three year’s formal tuition.
•Music writing is assessed at two years in classroom Music (Year 10 and 11).
Year 11 Music pathway:
•Provides opportunity for developing music skills including performance and writing
•Is the foundation of music education through the NCEA journey,
•Provides a deeper understanding and appreciation of music for life beyond school and into the community, and
•Prepares students for prerequisites into further and tertiary education.

Recommended Prior Learning

Year 10 Music or similar, and two years formal tuition on an instrument.  Or in consultation with TIC music.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

1B5 Exercise Book
2 x Pencils and an eraser

Pathway

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Total Credits Available: 24 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 16 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91090 v3
NZQA Info
Music 1.1 - Perform two pieces of music as a featured soloist
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 8

A.S. 91091 v3
NZQA Info
Music 1.2 - Demonstrate ensemble skills through performing a piece of music as a member of a group
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 5

A.S. 91092 v3
NZQA Info
Music 1.3 - Compose two original pieces of music
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 9

A.S. 91093 v3
NZQA Info
Music 1.4 - Demonstrate aural and theoretical skills through transcription
Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91094 v3
NZQA Info
Music 1.5 - Demonstrate knowledge of conventions used in music scores
Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 24
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 4
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0