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Visual Arts Assessment

  Derived from rubric: Visual Arts Assessment
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Rubric Code: Y85B34
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Keywords: Elements and principles
Categories: Subjects: Arts and Design  
Types: Project  
Grade Levels: 9-12

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Elements and principles of design

The student did the bare minimum or the artwork was never completed.
Below Average

The assignment was completed and turned in but showed little evidence of any understanding of the elements and principles of art; no evidence of planning.

The student did the assignment adequately demonstrating some understanding of the elements and principles, yet it shows little evidence that an overall composition was planned.
Above Average

The artwork shows that the student applied the principles of design while using one or more elements effectively; showed an awareness of filling the space adequately; planning evident.

Planned carefully, made several sketches, and showed an awareness of the elements and principles of design; chose color scheme carefully; used space effectively.
Creativity / Originality

The student showed no evidence of original thought; work was likely copied.
Below Average

The student fulfilled the assignment but gave no evidence of trying anything unusual; might have copied work.

The student tried an idea which was adequate, but it lacked originality; substituted "symbols" for personal obervation; solved the problem in the most logical way.
Above Average

The student tried a few ideas before selecting one; made decisions after referring to more than one source; solved the problem in logical, yet more unusual way.

The student explored several choices before selecting one; tried unusual combinations; made connections to previous knowledge; showed problem solving skills to come up with an innovative solution.
Effort / Perseverance

The student did not finish the work adequately.
Below Average

The project was completed with minimum effort.

The student finished the project, but it could have been improved with more effort; adequate interpretation of the assignment, but lacking finish; chose an easy project and did it indifferently.
Above Average

The student worked hard and completed the project, but with a little more effort it might have been outstanding.

The project was continued until it was complete as the student could make it; effort given was far beyond the requirement.
Craftsmanship / Skill

The student showed poor craftsmanship; evidence of laziness or lack of understanding.
Below Average

The student showed below average craftsmanship; lack of pride in finished work.

The student showed average craftsmanship; adequate, but not as good as it could have been, a bit careless.
Above Average

With a little more effort, the work could have been outstanding; lacks the finishing touches.

The artwork was beautiful and patiently done; it was as good as hard work could make it.
Assessment FCA

The student made rambling statements that made no sense or wrote nothing at all.
Below Average

The student described one or two elements with no connection to any principles. Ideas were not clearly stated and there were many errors.

The student described several elements and principles used in the project with some spelling and / grammatical errors.
Above Average

The student evaluated the project with respect to the use of the elements and principles of design in a clear manner with very few spelling or grammatical errors.

The student wrote a critical evaluation of the project with respect to the use of the elements and principles of design and composition / design choices in a clear, concise manner with no spelling or grammatical errors.

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