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Art Appreciation Formal Analysis Essay Rubric 
Use this rubric for grading college Art History papers. Can be customized for any subject.
Rubric Code: M22AAB4
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Subject: Arts and Design  
Type: Assignment  
Grade Levels: Undergraduate


Powered by iRubric Criterion
  Excellent

90-100

5 pts

Very Good

80-89

4 pts

Average

70-79

3 pts

Poor

60-69

2 pts

Unacceptable

0-59

1 pts

Summary and Submission
25 pts

Excellent

- Student demonstrates an outstanding ability to use research and course materials to gather details<BR>
- argument is coherent and well supported by referenced sources concerning an artist or artwork<BR>
- submitted the assignment on time to the course.
Very Good

- Student demonstrates an adequate ability to use research and course materials to gather details concerning an artist or artwork<BR>
- argument is coherent and supported by referenced sources<BR>
- Student submitted the assignment on time to the course.
Average

- Student demonstrates a limited ability to use research and course materials to gather details concerning an artist or artwork<BR>
- argument is coherent and supported by referenced sources<BR>
- Student submitted the assignment on time to the course.
Poor

- Student demonstrates little or no ability to use research and course materials to gather details and argues with little understanding of their research topic<BR>
- Student failed to submit the assignment on time to the course.
Unacceptable

- Student either did not submit the assignment or was unable to demonstrate enough knowledge to receive credit for the discussion.
Content & Development
25 pts

Excellent

- Art fully identified: Title; artist, date. (and medium if central to discussion)<BR>
- Content is comprehensive, accurate, and persuasive.<BR>
- Formal analysis is clear and well integrated<BR>
- Major points are stated clearly and are well supported.<BR>
- Responses are excellent, timely and address assignment including course concepts.<BR>
- Content and purpose of the writing are clear.
Very Good

- Art fully identified: Title; artist; date. (and medium if central to discussion)<BR>
- Content is accurate and persuasive.<BR>
- Formal analysis is clear <BR>
- Major points are stated and supported.<BR>
- Responses are adequate and address assignment.<BR>
- Content and purpose of the writing are clear.
Average

- Art fully identifed: Title; artist; date. (and medium if central to discussion)<BR>
- Content is not comprehensive and /or persuasive.<BR>
- Formal analysis included but vague.<BR>
- Major points are addressed, but not well supported. <BR>
- Responses are inadequate or do not address assignment.<BR>
- Content is inconsistent with regard to purpose and clarity of thought.
Poor

- Art not fully identified: Title; artist; date. <BR>
- Content is incomplete.<BR>
- Formal analysis unclear and over/under the lenth necessary for an appropriate description. <BR>
- Major points are not clear and /or persuasive.<BR>
- Questions were not adequately answered.
Unacceptable

- Art not identified and unacceptable.<BR>
- No formal analysis<BR>
- Student either didn't submit the assignment or was unable to demonstrate enough knowledge to receive credit for the assignment.
Organization & Structure
25 pts

Excellent

-Structure of the paper is clear and easy to follow.<BR>
-Thesis statment is clear and relates clearly to the content of the paper<BR>
- Paragraph transitions are logical and maintain the flow of thought throughout the paper.<BR>
- Conclusion is logical and flows from the body of the paper.
Very Good

- Structure is mostly clear and easy to follow.<BR>
-Thesis statement is clear and relates to content of the paper. Few<BR>
- Paragraph transitions are present.<BR>
- Conclusion is logical.
Average

- Structure of the paper is not easy to follow. <BR>
- Paragraph transitions need improvement.<BR>
- Conclusion is missing, or if provided, does not flow from the body of the paper.
Poor

- Organization and structure detract from the message of the writer.<BR>
- Paragraphs are disjointed and lack transition of thoughts.<BR>
- Conclusion is missing.
Unacceptable

- Unacceptable<BR>
- No identifiable thesis.<BR>
- Student either didn't submit the assignment or was unable to demonstrate enough knowledge to receive credit for the assignment.
Format and Length
15 pts

Excellent

- Paper follows a citation style consistently and uses footnotes or endnotes.<BR>
- Paper is the appropriate length as described for the assignment.<BR>
-Format enhances readability of paper.
Very Good

- Paper follows a citation style consistently and uses footnotes or endnotes.<BR>
- Paper is the appropriate length as described for the assignment.<BR>
-Format is good.
Average

- Paper follows a citation style, some errors. Notes are not in footnote or endnote form.<BR>
- Paper is over/ under word length.
Poor

- Paper does not follow any citation style, citations are not in footnote or endnote form.<BR>
- Paper is inadequate/excessive in length.<BR>
-Paper is not double spaced
Unacceptable

- Unacceptable<BR>
- Paper does not follow a citation style and there are no citations.<BR>
- Student either didn't submit the assignment or was unable to demonstrate enough knowledge to receive credit for the assignment.
Grammar, Punctuation & Spelling
10 pts

Excellent

- Rules of grammar, usage, and punctuation are followed; spelling is correct.<BR>
- Language is clear and precise; sentences display consistently strong, varied structure.
Very Good

- Rules of grammar, usage, and punctuation are followed; spelling is correct.<BR>
- Language is clear; sentences display consistently strong, varied structure.
Average

- Paper contains few grammatical, punctuation and spelling errors.<BR>
- Language lacks clarity or includes the use of some jargon or conversational tone.
Poor

- Paper contains numerous grammatical, punctuation, and spelling errors. <BR>
- Language uses jargon or conversational tone.
Unacceptable

- Unacceptable<BR>
- Student either didn't submit the assignment or was unable to demonstrate enough knowledge to receive credit for the assignment.










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