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Photo Essay 
The aim of this assignment is an introduction to photo essays and visual thinking by working on a series of pictures (at least 6 photos). Pictures should have something in common at the concept level. Examples: 6 or more photos in sequence giving us clues about a person's life. No words / characters / numbers are allowed when telling your stories.
Rubric Code: D2X8579
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Subject: Humanities  
Type: Project  
Grade Levels: Undergraduate


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Students will prepare a photo essay about a person of their choice, and this person's life, emotions, environment, etc.
  Excellent

Exceeds expectations

10 pts

Good

Meets Expectations

5 pts

Acceptable

Approaches Expectations

3 pts

Developing

Does Not Meet Expectations

2 pts

Photo Essay Format

10 (6 at least) Color or BW high-res photos.

Excellent

Used a minimum of 10 photos as directed.
Good

Used 8 photos.
Acceptable

Used 6 photos.
Developing

Used less than 6.
Creativity and Clarity of Theme

The photos should reflect a person's life and contain creativity.

Excellent

All of the pictures used in the photo essay reflect an exceptional degree of student creativity in their creation and/or display AND all photos can easily be related to the concepts they represent.
Good

Most of the pictures used in the photo essay reflect an exceptional degree of student creativity in their creation and/or display AND most photos can easily be related to the concepts they represent.
Acceptable

Some of the pictures used in the photo essay reflect an exceptional degree of student creativity in their creation and/or display AND several photos can easily be related to the concepts they represent.
Developing

One or two of the pictures used in the photo essay reflect student creativity in their creation and/or display. Most of the photos were typical rather than creative AND only 1-2 photos can easily be related to the concepts they represent.
Neatness and Organization

The photos should be clear and high-res format. Image quality is important.

Excellent

Essay is exceptionally attractive in terms of photo arrangements and neatness. All photos are clear and are high quality digital photos.
Good

Essay is very attractive in terms of photo arrangement and neatness.Most photos are clear and are very high quality digital photos.
OR
All photos are very clear but are not very high quality digital photos.
Acceptable

Essay is attractive in terms of photo arrangement and neatness. Most photos are clear and are high quality digital photos.
OR
All photos are clear but are not high quality digital photos.
Developing

Essay is distractingly messy or very poorly designed. It is not attractive. Some photos are clear and are quality digital photos.
AND/OR
Most photos are clear but are not high quality digital photos.
Captions

Student might provide some captions with the photos.

Excellent

Captions are well written and clarify unanswered questions the viewer has about the subtext and intent of the essay. Captions are grammatically correct and proper punctuation is used.
Good

Captions are mostly well written and clarify unanswered questions the viewer has about the subtext and intent of the essay. Captions are mostly grammatically correct and proper punctuation is used.
Acceptable

Captions describe the pictures but do not clarify or answer any questions about subtext nor intent. Captions contain 3 or fewer minor errors.
Developing

Captions missing or contain 1-2 words.



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