Grade 7 Band Interview Assessment
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Grade 7 Band Interview Assessment
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Whaddiz ya nahyme?
Jazz students - do this form twice.
Find a YouTube clip of a master musician playing on your instrument. Copy/Paste the URL here:
Master of your instrument - Sample:
Copy/Paste a YouTube URL of a master musician playing your instrument
In a few sentences explain why you chose this video. Give details why you like it or find it interesting.
PERFORM TO STANDARD
3=Great. 2=Okay. 1=Needs Work. ?=Not sure
Log in to your
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Practice the following exercises: 1, 4, 8, 10, 12.
When you're ready, record each and submit your recordings to Mr. Kafka.
Finally, listen to your recordings and answer all of the following questions:
What went well?
What needs improvement?
Quality of Sound
Play accurate rhythms
Play accurate notes
Use proper technique
In general are you prepared for class?
Have instrument, music, pencil...
Do you practice at home/school regularly?
For any " ?=Not Sure", find answers, and/or and describe here:
What would be a fair grade for you at this time?
Scroll to select
If the music is too tough or too easy for you, please give possible solutions or ideas:
Use the writing prompts below. Write a short paragraph to reflect on your learning:
REFLECTION PIECE PROMPTS: Use 3 of these writing prompts:
The piece of music shows...
The best part is...
If I did it again, I would...
It was hard for me to learn...
I used to think...but now I know...
Three things I want you to notice about my work are...
I was surprised to learn that...
A question I am curious about and want to find the answer to is...
I was on the right track about my idea about...but what I didn’t know was...
Today my thinking is like...because both...
Three things I wonder about...
What were you trying to do today?
How do you feel about what you were doing?
What part did you struggle with?
What changes did you make?
How did your thinking change?
If you were going to do this again, what changes would you make?
Today we worked on...
The part I like best is...
The part I like least is...
I’m having trouble with...
Something I’d change is...
I learned that...
I wish I had been told more about...
The part that still confuses me...
I agreed with...
I disagreed with...
I was surprised that...
This work reminds me of...
I tried to make connections by...
I found it easy to...
I had some trouble...but I solved it by...
I still wonder...
When I made my plan I thought about...
First I decided on...
Next I thought about...
Most of my time was spent...
The biggest problem was...
Next time I would...
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