Level 1 Music

11MUS
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs D. McHugh

This course is composed of internal and external Music Achievement Standards. Music 1.6 is the only Standard that contributes towards Level 1 Literacy. Students will pursue performance, song writing, composition, theory and research.
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 tutition on a choosen instrument is a requirement and must continue throughout the year.
End of course assessment criteria:
• Performance is assessed at three year’s formal tuition.
• Research is assessed at Year 11 or Level 1 Literacy.
• 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.


Pathway

Level 2 Music

Recommended Prior Learning

Year 10 Music or similar, and two years formal tuition on an instrument.


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91095 v3 Music 1.6 - Demonstrate knowledge of two music works from contrasting contexts
Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 7
1
I
6
Y
A.S. 91094 v3 Music 1.5 - Demonstrate knowledge of conventions used in music scores
1
E
4
Y
A.S. 91092 v3 Music 1.3 - Compose two original pieces of music
Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 9
1
I
6
A.S. 91091 v3 Music 1.2 - Demonstrate ensemble skills through performing a piece of music as a member of a group
Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 5
1
I
4
A.S. 91090 v3 Music 1.1 - Perform two pieces of music as a featured soloist
Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 8
1
I
6
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 26 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 22 credits.