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Arts Classroom-Based Performance Assessments (CBPAs)


 
 
 
 

5th Grade:
 
Music

5th
Grade
Item Title
EALR
Description
Zoo Tunes
Revised 2008
1.1
1.2
2.1
2.2
2.3
3.1
3.2

Students are asked to notate, and perform, with voice or instrument, an original musical composition portraying a chosen animal. Students will be assessed on their understanding and application of the elements of music and musical composition using ABA form.

What a Find!
Revised 2008
1.1
1.2
2.2
3.1

The students are asked to create a rhythmic pattern based on given notations, arrange it into a rondo form (ABACA), and sight read and play the rhythmic pattern using body percussion. Students will be assessed on their understanding of rhythm and form.

Come to the Fair
Revised 2008
1.1
1.3
3.1
Students are asked to listen to and compare and contrast two musical compositions. Students are assessed on their understanding of the elements of music of different musical selections.
Cat Food Commercial
New 2009
1.1
1.2
Students are asked to create, compose and perform a commercial that demonstrates an understanding of how tempo, rhythm, and dynamics relate to the cat food.
Music

5th
Grade

2003-2006
Item Title
EALR
Description

Full Set:

Zoo Tunes
1.2
2.1

Students are asked to notate, and perform, with voice or instrument, an original musical composition portraying a chosen animal. Students will be assessed on their understanding and application of the elements of music and musical composition using ABA form.

Limited Set:

What a Find! Part 1;  Part 2
1.1
1.2

The students are asked to create a rhythmic pattern based on given notations, arrange it into a rondo form (ABACA), and sight read and play the rhythmic pattern using body percussion. Students will be assessed on their understanding of rhythm and form.

Single Set:

All-Star Cast
1.1.1
1.2

Students are asked to perform a sight-singing exercise of two measures of music. Students will be assessed on their understanding of rhythm and steady beat and their ability to perform in the designated key with accurate interval changes.

Single Set:

Cartoon Soundtrack
1.1.1

 

Students are asked to create a rhythmic four measure piece of music and perform it on an unpitched instrument. Students will be assessed on their understanding of rhythm, steady beat, and dynamics.

Single Set:

Come to the Fair

1.1.1
1.3
Students are asked to listen to and compare and contrast two musical compositions. Students are assessed on their understanding of the elements of music of different musicians.
Theatre

5th
Grade
Item Title
EALR
Description
Center Stage Star
Revised 2008
1.2.1
2.3

Students are asked to create a performance of a character from a familiar fairy tale, folk-tale, fable, or nursery rhyme. Students will be assessed on their understanding of voice and movement skills, and their ability to sustain character throughout a performance. Students will also be assessed on the responding process.

Greetings, Sister City!
Revised 2008
1.2.1
2.3

Students are asked to create a vocal presentation based on a Haiku poem. Students will select and memorize a Haiku poem for a performance. Students will be assessed on their understanding of voice skills and responding process.

So...What"s Your Problem?
Revised 2008
1.2.1
1.1

Students are asked to create and perform an improvisational scene based on a story with a problem and solution. Students will be assessed on their understanding of sustaining character, and story structure.

Be a Good Sport
Revised 2008
1.2.1
2.3

Students are asked to demonstrate a sport skill through mimed movement. Students will be assessed on their understanding of movement.

Time for Rhyme
Revised 2008
1.2.1
2.3

Students are asked to memorize and perform a nursery rhyme. Students will be assessed on their understanding of voice and movement skills, and the responding process.

Theatre

5th
Grade


2003-2006
Item Title
EALR
Description

Full Set:

Center Stage Star
1.2
2.1

Students are asked to create a performance of a character from a familiar fairy tale, folk tale, fable, or nursery rhyme. Students will be assessed on their understanding of voice skills and movement, and their ability to sustain character throughout a performance.

Limited Set:

Greetings, Sister City!
1.2
2.1

Students are asked to create a dramatic presentation based on a haiku poem. Students will select a haiku poem, memorize it, develop a performance, rehearse it and perform it. Students will be assessed on their understanding of voice skills and movement.

Limited Set:

So...What"s Your Problem?
1.2
2.1
Students are asked to create and perform a pantomime based on a story having a problem and solution using an imaginary person"s help. Students will be assessed on their understanding of movement, character, and story structure.

Single Set:

Be a Good Sport
1.1.1
1.2

Students are asked to create and perform a sports skill for an instructional presentation. Students will be assessed on their understanding of movement and sequence of action.

Single Set:

Time for Rhyme
1.2
2.3
Students are asked to memorize and perform a nursery rhyme. Students will be assessed on their understanding of voice skills, movement.

Visual Arts

5th
Grade
Item Title
EALR
Description
One of a Kind Shoe
Revised 2008
1.1.1
1.1.2
2.1
2.2
2.3
3.1
3.2
4.5

Students are asked to design a sports shoe. Students will be assessed on their use of line, value, texture, and shape using the elements and principles of design of visual arts.

Aquarium Tiles
New 2008
1.1.1
1.1.2
2.1
2.2
2.3
3.1
3.2
4.5
Students are asked to create a decorative tile for a proposed border design for an aquarium. The tile will have relief, decorative rhythms, patterns and aquarium themed animals. Students will be assessed in the use of additive and subtractive relief, pattern, and rhythm using the elements and principles of design.
Visual Arts

5th
Grade

2003-2006
Item Title
EALR
Description
Full Set:
You’ve Got it Covered
1.1.1
1.1.2
2.3
Students will be asked to create a drawing for a CD cover using a musical composition as inspiration. Students will be assessed on their application and understanding of line types and qualities, shapes, and color to create balance.
Limited Set:
1.1.1
1.1.2
2.3
Students are asked to design a sports shoe. Students will be assessed on their use of line, value, texture, and shape using the elements and principles of organization of visual arts.
Limited Set:
1.1.1
2.3
Students are asked to create visual arts landscapes for postcards. Students will be assessed on their understanding of spatial devices, positive and negative space, compositional decisions in creating a landscape.
Single Set:
1.1.2
2.1
2.2
Students are asked to create a 2-D sketch of an animal"s head and then create a 3-D mask of the animal head out of paper. Students will be assessed on their understanding of the creative process and arts elements.
Single Set:
2.1
1.1.1
1.1.2
2.1
Students are asked to create a figure drawing placed in a setting of their choice. Students will be assessed on their understanding of visual arts elements and principles (movement and contrast) and the creative process.

 

 
8th Grade:
 
Music

8th
Grade
Item Title
EALR
Description
All-State All-Stars
Revised 2008
 
1.1
1.2
2.2

 

Students are asked to perform a sight-singing exercise of four measures of music. Students will be assessed on their understanding of rhythm and steady beat and their ability to perform in the designated key with accurate interval changes, acappella.
 
 
Bubble Gum Jingle
Revised 2008
 
1.1
1.2
2.2
2.3
3.1

 

Students are asked to create and perform a jingle, using voice or instrument, for a brand of bubble gum. Students will be assessed on their understanding of arts concepts, musical form, and arts skills and techniques.
 
 
 
1.1
1.2
2.2
3.1

 

Students are asked to create a theme, using voice or an instrument, showing a person"s feelings when riding a roller coaster as a theme for a computer game. Students will be assessed on their understanding of notation and arts skills and techniques and their ability to perform their composition.
 
 
Revised for middle and high
school students


Revised for Ensemble
2008
1.1
1.2
2.2
2.3
3.2
Students are asked to select a musical piece which they will research, analyze, and then perform, using voice or an instrument in a small ensemble. Students will be assessed on their understanding of communicating for a specific purpose and performance skills.
Music

8th
Grade

2003-2006
Item Title
EALR
Description
Full Set:
1.1.1
1.2
2.2
Students are asked to perform a sight-singing exercise of four measures of music. Students will be assessed on their understanding of rhythm and steady beat and their ability to perform in the designated key with accurate interval changes, acappella.
Limited Set:
Bubble Gum Jingle Part 1;  Part 2
1.1.1
1.1.2
1.2
2.3
Students are asked to create and perform a jingle, using voice or an instrument, for a brand of bubble gum. Students will be assessed on their understanding of arts concepts, musical form, and arts skills and techniques.
Limited Set:
Roller Coaster Fanatic Part 1; Part 2
1.1.2
2.2
Students are asked to create a theme, using voice or an instrument, showing a person"s feelings when riding a roller coaster as a theme for a computer game. Students will be assessed on their understanding of notation and arts skills and techniques and their ability to perform their composition.
Single Set:
1.1.1
Students are asked to listen to a musical composition and write a review of the performance. Students will be assessed on their understanding of the elements of music.
Single Set:
1.1.1
Students are asked to perform a sight-reading exercise of eight measures of music. Students will be assessed on their understanding of rhythm, steady beat, tempo, and dynamics using body percussion.
Theatre

8th
Grade
Item Title
EALR
Description
Animal Crackers
Revised 2008
 
1.2.1
2.3
 
Students are asked to create an animal character for an audition. Students will be assessed on their understanding of voice and movement skills and the responding process.
 
Thinking on Your Feet- Revised from
Campfire Story: It"s Your Night!


Revised 2008
 
1.1
1.2.1
2.3
 
Students are asked to create and perform an improvisational story with an effective storyline using improvisational skills. Students will be assessed on their understanding of story structure, improvisational skills, and character sustainability.
 
Poetry Month-Revised from
Get a Job!


Revised 2008
 
1.2.1
 
 
Students are asked to perform a short memorized poem of their choice. Students will be assessed on their understanding of voice skills, vocal expression and a vocally sustained performance.
 
Silent Movie-Revised from
S.O.S. I Don"t Know


Revised 2008
 
1.1
1.2.1
2.3
 
Students are asked to create and perform a pantomime with a storyline that includes a central conflict. Students will be assessed on their understanding of story structure, movement, and the responding process.
 
Star Power!-Revised from
Lights, Camera, Action!


Revised 2008
 
1.2.1
2.3
 
Students are asked to perform a memorized monologue. Students will be assessed on their understanding of character development through vocal and movement choices and responding process.
 
Theatre

8th
Grade


2003-2006
Item Title
EALR
Description
Full Set:
1.2
2.1
Students are asked to create a animal character to be used as a mascot in an advertising campaign. Students will be assessed on their understanding of voice skills and movement.
Limited Set:
1.2
2.1
2.2
Students are asked to create and perform a campfire story with an effective storyline and structure, and believable characters. Students will be assessed on their understanding of arts skills and techniques, arts concepts, and the artistic process of creating, performing and responding.
Single Set:
1.1.1
1.2
Students are asked to perform a nursery rhyme, three different times, using three distinct emotions. Students will be assessed on their understanding of character, voice skills, and movement.
Single Set:
1.2
1.1.2
2.3
Students are asked to select and perform a speech from provided samples. Students will be assessed on their understanding of projection, expressive voice techniques, and articulation.
Single Set:
1.2
2.2
Students are asked to create and perform a monologue with pantomime based on communicating a problem to another person. Students will be assessed on their understanding of movement skills, focus techniques, story structure, and the creative process.
Visual Arts

8th
Grade
Item Title
EALR
Description
Revised 2008
 
1.1.1
1.1.2
2.1
2.2
2.3
3.1
3.2
3.3
4.2
4.5
Students are asked to create a realistic illustration of a bird’s nest with specified features for a national conservation magazine. Student will be assessed on the application of the elements of visual art using the creative process.
 
Revised 2008
1.1.1
1.1.2
1.1.3
1.1.4
1.2
2.1
2.2
2.3
3.1
3.2
3.3
4.3
4.4
4.5
Students are asked to create an abstract sculpture for local community park planners. The paper maquette must be based on the theme of movement. The student is assessed on the effective use of 3-D sculpting skills and the use of the elements and principles, specifically balance and movement.
New 2008
1.1.1
1.1.2
2.1
2.2
2.3
3.1
3.2
4.5
Students are asked to create a functional and decoration vessel which will benefit a wildlife preserve. Using pinching, coiling, and slab building techniques, students will be assessed on techniques and skills demonstrated in this 3-D vessel that are both sculptural and relief.
Visual Arts

8th
Grade

2003-2006
Item Title
EALR
Description
Full Set:
The Real You 
1.1.1
1.1.2
2.2
2.3
3.1
Students are asked to create a realistic self-portrait using a variety of line types and qualities, shapes and colors, values, proportion, and balance to express an emotion or feeling. The student will be assessed on their understanding and application of arts elements and principles of organization.
Limited Set:
1.1.1
2.3
Students are asked to create a realistic illustration of a bird"s nest with specified features for a national conservation magazine. Students will be assessed on their understanding of the elements of visual arts using the creative process.
Single Set:
1.1.1
2.1
Students are asked to create a realistic, still life drawing of natural objects. Students will be assessed on their understanding of dimensionality and the creative process.
Single Set:
1.1.1
4.2
Students are asked to create a freestanding model of a sculpture, within the limits of a described theme. Students will be assessed on their understanding of sculptural form and communicating for a specific purpose through visual arts.
Single Set:
1.2
4.2
Students are asked to create a one-point perspective drawing of a structure which would appeal to teens. Students will be assessed on their understanding of spatial devices and how to communicate through visual arts for a specific purpose.
 
10th Grade:
 
Music

Grade 10
Item Title
EALR
Description
The Melody of Your Dreams
Revised 2008
1.1
1.2
2.1
2.3
3.1
Students are asked to create a musical composition with a "catchy" melody for voice or instrument that may be used in an advertisement for a car advertisement. Students will be assessed on their understanding of all of the elements of music through their ability to notate and perform the music as written.

Documentary Theme Song
New 2008

1.1
1.2
2.1
2.3

Students will be asked to create a music composition using a music sequencing computer program or a music notation computer program. Students will be assessed on their understanding of music elements, vocabulary and creating for a specific purpose.

Festival Time Solo- Revised for
middle and high school


Revised 2008
1.1
1.2
2.2
2.3
3.2
Students are asked to select a musical piece which they will research, analyze, and then perform, using voice or an instrument. Students will be assessed on their understanding of communicating for a specific purpose and performance skills.

Festival Time Ensemble- Revised for
middle and high school

Revised for Ensemble 2008

1.1
1.2
2.2
2.3
3.2

Students are asked to select a musical piece which they will research, analyze, and then perform, using voice or an instrument. Students will be assessed on their understanding of communicating for a specific purpose and performance skills.

Sounds of Music(Woodwinds, Brass and Percussion)

Revised 2008

1.1
1.2
2.2

Students are asked to sight read the rhythms, note patterns, and dynamics in eight measures of mixed meter music for woodwind brass and percussion.

Pit Orchestra Audition(High School Strings)

New 2008
1.1
1.2
Students are asked to sight read the rhythms, note patterns, and dynamics in eight measures of mixed meter music for strings. 
Music

Grade 10

2003-2006
Item Title
EALR
Description

Full Set:

The Melody of Your Dreams

1.1.2
2.2

Students are asked to create a musical composition with a "catchy" melody for voice or instrument that may be used in an advertisement for a car advertisement. Students will be assessed on their understanding of all of the elements of music through their ability to notate and perform the music as written.

Limited Set:

Prime Time TV Part 1 Part 2

1.1
2.2
2.3

Students are asked to create (compose) and perform a theme song for a television show, using voice or an instrument, as well as three variations on the their theme. Students will be assessed on their understanding of the elements of music, and the artistic processes of creating, performing and responding.

Limited Set:

Festival Time Part 1 Part 2

2.2
3.2
Students are asked to select a musical piece which they will research, analyze, and then perform, using voice or an instrument. Students will be assessed on their understanding of communicating for a specific purpose and performance skills.

Single Set:

Sounds of Music

1.1.1
2.2
1.4

Students are asked to perform a sight-reading exercise of eight measures of music in two time signatures. Students will be assessed on their understanding of rhythm, steady beat, and performance skills.

Single Set:

World Class All-Stars

1.1.1
1.1.2
Students are asked to perform a sight-singing exercise of eight measures of music. Students will be assessed on their understanding of rhythm and steady beat and their ability to perform in the designated key with accurate interval changes.
Theatre

Grade 10
Item Title
EALR
Description
Revised 2008
1.1
1.2.1
2.3

Students are asked to create a pantomime with a clear beginning, middle, and end that has a central conflict which is clearly resolved. Students will be assessed on their understanding of movement, story structure, and the responding process.

You"re History
Revised 2008

1.2.1
 

Students are asked to choose a historic figure and create a character portrayal. Character should speak and act based on research of the figure. Students will be assessed on their understanding of movement, voice skills, and character development.

On The Spot-Revised from
Comedy Tonight!


Revised 2008

1.1
1.2.1

Students are asked to perform a one-minute improvisation with a partner. Students will be assessed on their understanding of setting, character, and story structure.

Revised 2008
1.1
1.2.1
 

Students are asked to analyze a monologue from a selection of published modern plays in preparation for a performance. Students prepare for the performance by analyzing the author"s intention and the character. Students will be assessed on their understanding of character analysis and character development.

Revised 2008
1.2.1
 

Students are asked to select a speech and perform the speech to demonstrate effective vocal work. Students will be assessed on their understanding of vocal expression, projection, and articulation.

The Play"s The Thing?
New 2008
1.1
1.2.2
Students are asked to create a window display utilizing theme(s) from a famous play. Students will be assessed on their understanding of script analysis and interpretation by creating a design using theatre elements through written text, sketches and/or finished 3-D model. 
Theatre

Grade 10

2003-2006
Item Title
EALR
Description

Full Set:

Auditioning With Pantomime

2.1
2.2

Students are asked to create a pantomime with a clear beginning, middle, and end with a central conflict that is clearly resolved. Students will be assessed on their understanding of movement, expression, story structure, and the creative process.

Limited Set:

You"re History!

1.1.1
1.1.2
1.2

 

Students are asked to choose an historic figure and portray them as they would speak and act based on their personal research. Students will be assessed on their understanding of movement, voice skills, and character development.

Limited Set:

Comedy Tonight!

1.1.1
1.1.2
1.2
Students are asked to perform a one-minute comedic improvisation with a partner. Students will be assessed on their understanding of setting, character, and story structure.

Single Set:

Getting the Part

1.1.1
1.1.2
1.2

Students are asked to perform a monologue from a selection of published modern plays, preparing for the performance by analyzing the author"s intention and analyzing the portrayed character. Students will be assessed on their understanding of character analysis and arts skills and techniques.

Single Set:

Speaking the Speech

1.2
2.2
Students are asked to perform an improvisational monologue of how to effectively and theatrically deliver an effective political speech using theatre elements. Students will be assessed on their understanding of arts skills and techniques, arts concepts, and the performance process.
Visual Arts

Grade 10
Item Title
EALR
Description
A Vegetarian Palette-Still Life
Revised 2008

 

1.1.1
1.1.2
2.1
2.2
2.3
3.1
3.2
4.5

Students are asked to create a realistic and still life composition of an arrangement of fruits and/or vegetables for the front cover of a new vegetarian cookbook. Students will be assessed on their application of the elements and principles of design.

 

New 2008

 

1.1.1
1.1.2
2.1
2.2
2.3
3.1
3.2
4.5
Students are asked to create a photograph for a feature article in their school’s newspaper about teen food choices. Students will be assessed on how well the photograph draws the viewer into the image utilizing the rule of thirds, a shallow depth of field with the subject in sharp focus and a range of value through the use of directional lighting techniques. 
A Zoo Mug-3-D Ceramic Vessel
New 2008

 

1.1.1
1.1.2
2.1
2.2
2.3
3.1
3.2
4.5
Students are asked to create a functional (utilitarian) and decorative mug out of clay which promotes the local zoo, utilizing pinch, coil and slab techniques. Students will be assessed on the use of the arts elements, principles of design, and techniques and skills demonstrated in this 3-D mug through the creative process. 
Young Peoples Film and Video Festival

In Development-2009

New Arts and CTE CBPA
1.1.1
1.1.2
2.1
2.2
2.3
3.1
3.2
4.5
Students are asked to enter a video/film festival to have their work viewed by industry professionals and media artists for possible selection for public viewing. Students will be assessed on their skills/techniques and the demonstration of their understanding of video/and film production in the creative process. Arts EALRs and CTE industry standards are assessed in this developing CBPA. 
Visual Arts

Grade 10

2003-2006
Item Title
EALR
Description

Full Set:

A Vegetarian Palette
Section 1
Section 2
Section 3
Section 4
Section 5
1.1.1
1.1.2
2.2
2.3

Students are asked to create a realistic still life composition of an arrangement of fruits and/or vegetables for the front cover of a new vegetarian cookbook. Students will be assessed on their application and understanding of the elements and principles of organization of the visual arts.

Limited Set:

Earth Club Logo

 

3.1
3.2

Students are asked to create a bumper sticker with a logo for a specific purpose. Students will be assessed on their understanding of how to express ideas and feelings and communicate for a specific purpose through the visual arts.

Limited Set:

Cartoon Comments

 

3.1
3.2
Students are asked to create a persuasive one-panel cartoon for a specific purpose. Students will be assessed on their understanding of how to communicate for a specific purpose through visual arts. Students will show through drawing how the expression of ideas and feelings can be used for a persuasive purpose utilizing the visual arts elements and principles of organization.

Single Set:

The Perfect Gift

2.1
1.1.1
1.1.2

Students are asked to create a portrait using a student-selected classic artistic style. Students will be assessed on their understanding of the color attributes and form of the chosen artistic style. Students will also be assessed on their understanding of the creative process.

Single Set:

Picture This

1.1.1
1.1

 

Students are asked to create a design for a backdrop with a seascape theme and then paint a small sample of the backdrop. Students will be assessed on their understanding of perspective and color attributes.