Aesthetic Skills

Assessment Rubrics

D1. Create or perform a work of art

Exceeds Expectations

  • Work shows an understanding of process
  • Work shows technical proficiency at or above an appropriate level for the class
  • Work clearly shows an understanding of context at or above an appropriate level for the class

Meets Expectations

  • Work suggests an understanding of process
  • Work suggests a technical proficiency at appropriate level for the class
  • Work suggests an awareness of context at appropriate level for the class

Does Not Meet Expectations

  • Work does not suggest an understanding of process
  • Work does not suggest technical proficiency
  • Work does not suggest an awareness of context

D2. Critically reflect upon a work of art

Exceeds Expectations

  • The student initiates and sustains a discussion of the creative contexts the author or artist has worked in and the creative choices made
  • The student confidently and fluently uses discipline-specific language to support critical reflection fully informed by engagement with the work

Meets Expectations

  • When prompted, the student engages in a discussion of the creative contexts the author or artist has worked in and the creative choices has made
  • The student capably uses discipline-specific language to support critical reflection informed by engagement with the work

Does Not Meet Expectations

  • The student resists a discussion of the creative contexts the author or artist has worked in and the creative choices has made
  • The student is unable to use discipline specific language to support critical reflection informed by engagement with the work