12MUS

Level 2 Music

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs D. McHugh

This course is composed of internal Music Achievement Standards. Music 2.9 may contribute towards Level 1 Literacy. Students will pursue performance, song writing, composition and research. Formal tutition on a choosen instrument is required throughout the year.
End of course assessment criteria:
• Performance is assessed at four year’s formal tuition.
• Research is assessed at Year 12 or Level 2 Literacy.
• Song writing and composition is assessed at three years in classroom Music (Years 10 to 12).
Year 12 Music pathway:
• Provides opportunity for developing music skills including performance and music writing
• Is a significant phase 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.


Pathway

Recommended Prior Learning

Level 1 Music or similar, or three years formal instrument tuition that is on going. Teacher recommendation.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 23 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 23 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91278 v2
NZQA Info
Music Studies 2.9 - Investigate an aspect of New Zealand music

Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 10

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91274 v2
NZQA Info
Making Music 2.2 - Perform a substantial piece of music as a featured soloist on a second instrument

Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 7

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91272 v2
NZQA Info
Making Music 2.3 - Demonstrate ensemble skills by performing a substantial piece of music as a member of a group

Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 5

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91271 v2
NZQA Info
Making Music 2.4 - Compose two substantial pieces of music

Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 9

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91270 v2
NZQA Info
Making Music 2.1 - Perform two substantial pieces of music as a featured soloist

Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 8

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 23
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 4
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0