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Assessment Criteria

Program Area: Arts, Visual Arts
Criterion: Design process
Attainment Descriptors:

  • Completion: Students complete all assignment components.
  • Punctuality: Students submit all design phases on time.
  • Research: The information obtained by the research team is related to the theme and artists and the historical and technological context.
  • Roughs: Students complete a variety of roughs and present them to their peers.
  • Prototypes: Students complete a variety of versions.
  • Revision: Revisions result in significant changes to the selected design.
  • Presentation: Students participate in all aspects of planning and presenting the artwork exhibit.
  • Reflection: Materials on hand; students present an in-depth report on the design process' impact on artistic expression.

See the suggested rubric.

CRITERIA LEVEL 1 LEVEL 2 LEVEL 3 LEVEL 4
COMPLETION A few of the assignment components are completed Some of the assignment components are completed Most of the assignment components are completed All of the assignment components are completed
PUNCTUALITY Submitted late Submitted late Submitted on time Submitted on time
RESEARCH Little information obtained by research team is related to theme, artists, historical and technological context Some information obtained by research team is related to theme, artists, historical and technological context Comprehensive information obtained by research team is related to theme, artists, historical and technological context Extensive information obtained by research team is related to theme, artists, historical and technological context
ROUGHS A few roughs (2-5) are completed and presented to peers Some roughs (5-10) are completed and presented to peers Many roughs (10-15) are completed and presented to peers A great variety of roughs (15-20) are completed and presented to peers
PROTOTYPES A few versions completed
(1 or 2)
Some versions completed
(3 or 4)
Many versions completed
(5 or 6)
A great variety of versions completed (7+)
REVISION Revisions result in changes to the selected design Revisions result in evident changes to the selected design Revisions result in purposeful changes to the selected design Revisions result in significant changes to the selected design
PRESENTATION Participates productively in a few of the aspects related to planning and presenting artwork exhibit Participates productively in some of the aspects related to planning and presenting artwork exhibit Participates productively in many of the aspects related to planning and presenting artwork exhibit Participates productively in all aspects of planning and presenting artwork exhibit
REFLECTION Few materials on hand; beginnings of a commentary related to the design process Some materials on hand; some evidence of reflection on the design process Many materials on hand; thorough and sequential report on the design process All materials on hand; in-depth report on the design process' impact on artistic expression

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