Self-directed Study Sheet 23

Walid plays the drum

  1. Observation: Think about what you see and hear in the video.
  2. Interpretation: What can you reasonably infer about the person's musical engagement?
  3. Formative assessment: Suggest a Sounds of Intent Level, Domain & Element
  4. Summative assessment: Suggest a summative assessment (Domain, Level, E•A•X)

Walid moves the fingers of his left hand, which produces scratching sounds on the drum. He does this several times in the space of 20 seconds. His playing continues unchanged as a ‘joining in’ song is sung by staff. There appears to be intentionality in Walid’s actions, as the intricate patterns of movement use independent finger extension and flexion, and these are repeated a number of times.

Domain, Level, Element:

P.2.A … makes sounds intentionally, potentially through an increasing variety of means and with greater range and control

Summative assessment:

P.2.Emerging … intentionally makes or causes one type of sound