Submitted by: Bonnie
Two-dimensional Art Rubric
1. Design Criteria (20 points) _______ _______
a) Planned carefully, made sketches
b) Understanding and deliberate use
of elements and principles of art
2. Originality & Creativity (20 points) _______
a) Experimentation with several
b) Unusual solution to problem
3. Technique (30 points)
a) Unique experimentation with medium
b) Skillful use of the material
c) Consistent handling of medium
throughout the project
4. Background Treatment (10 points) _______ _______
Definite thought given to background
b) Texture or pattern enhances the
unity of the work
5. Effort & Perseverance (20 points) _______
a) Follows directions carefully
b) On-task for entire class period
c) Project was successfully
d) Work handed in on time -
Adheres to deadlines
1. Sculptural Criteria (20 points) _______ _______
of SUBLIME principles
2. Originality & Creativity (20 points)
Technique (30 points)
Unique experimentation with
c) Consistent handling of material
Surface Treatment (10 points)
a) Definite thought given to texture
b) Surface enhances the unity of
5. Effort & Perseverance (20 points)
*SUBLIME is the acronym I use for a combination of sculptural elements & principles:
Variety of SHAPE and surface texture
Unity of form
Look for proportion (A Reach!) and line
Center of INTEREST
Enclosed negative space and Energy
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Name __________________________________________ Period _______ Project ______________________
Rubric for Artwork based on California State Visual Arts Standards
2.0 Creative Expression: Students apply artistic processes and skills, using a variety of media to communicate meaning and intent in original works of art.
(Student evaluation in right column, teacher evaluation in left column)
2.3 Create an original work of art (Art work shows creativity and originality - uses ideas and media inventively)
1.1 Use artistic terms when describing the intent and content of works of art. (During critiques)
1.3 Analyze the use of elements of art and the principles of design as they relate to meaning. (Composition is good and there is a clear theme or styles)
2.1 Demonstrate an increased knowledge of technical skills (The artwork is neat, the artist took their time, uses their media well, and follows the criteria of the assignment.)
Rubric for Behavior
Keeps personal workspace, materials and classroom clean.
Shows respect and consideration for teacher and fellow students. Cooperates and helps others.
Enthusiastic and positive about assignments.
Follows school and classroom rules and procedures.
Descriptors for Performance (Student evaluation in right column, teacher evaluation in left column)
Independently completed high quality work.
Successfully met expectations independently most of the time (needed with little instruction) Shows some initiative.
(3=C) Made progress
Mad effort towards established criteria for unit - needed personal guidance.
(2=D) Little progress
Made little progress towards unit goals. Did not complete assignment.
(0=F) No progress
Did not do minimum requirements for assignment.
Descriptors for Effort (Student evaluation in right column, teacher evaluation in left column)
Puts forth extra effort to be successful, always constructively busy. Exhibits initiative and leadership in class discussions.
Made quality use of class time. Participated fully in class discussions.
Used class time wisely - participated in class discussion.
Made little effort to meet unit goals. Did not complete assignment.
No effort made to complete assignment.
_____ Total # of points earned Final grade for project:
Total possible points: 50
Student signature _________________________________________________________________________
Teacher signature _________________________________________________________________________
5 = A
4 = B
3 = C
2 = D
0 = F
(What was expected)
Showed skill with media
Was organized / creative
Understands Specific design principle or element
Effort: Took time to complete project, good use of class time.
Attitude and Behavior (in class)
Total: 25 Points
Two forms fit on 8 ½ x 11 inch paper
Alternate Grading Scale
(what is expected
Showed skill with media
5 or less
Attitude and Behavior (in class) (or list craftsmanship)
TOTAL: 50 points
x 2 = 100
The teacher will circle the number that best represents the degree to which the student has participated in the group discussion. Add the numbers to determine the grade.
Level of Engagement in Discussion
1. The student actively participates in the discussion offering constructive input.
1 2 3
6 7 8
Behavior and Listening Skills
2. The student listens thoughtfully to what others have to say.
3. The student answers questions or responds to statements made by the teacher or the group.
4. The student asks appropriate and thoughtful questions pertaining to the discussion.
5. The student uses appropriate art vocabulary during the discussion.
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