Art Criticism
Rubric






Excellent
5 pts.
Good
4pts.
Satisfactory
3pts
Needs Work
2pts.
Incomplete
1 pt
Description
Student described the work of art listing 5 specific details based on their own observation.
Student described the work of art listing 4 specific details based in their observation.
Student described the
work of art listing 3 specific details based on their own observation.

Student described the work of art listing 2 specific details based on their own observation.
Student described the work of art listing 1 specific detail based on their own observation.
Analysis:
Student analyzed how the artist used the elements & principles of design in the artwork. They discussed 5 elements and principles.
Student analyzed how the artist used the elements & principles of design in the artwork. They discussed elements and principles.
Student analyzed how the artist used the elements & principles of design in the artwork. They discussed 3 elements and principles.
Student analyzed how the artist used the elements & principles of design in the artwork. They discussed 2 elements and principles.
Student analyzed how the artist used the elements & principles of design in the artwork. They discussed 1 elements or principles.
Interpretation
Student’s interpretation states his/her thoughts and opinions based on in-depth observation and study of the artwork.
Student’s interpretation states a few of his/her thoughts and opinions based on observation and study of the artwork.
Student’s interpretation states his/her thoughts and opinions but doesn’t study the artwork.
Student’s vaguely states his/her thoughts and opinions based on close observation and study of the artwork.
Student doesn’t states his/her thoughts and opinions and doesn’t observe and study the artwork.
Judgment
Student made a well thought out judgment about the artwork. They determined if they like it or not. They explained in detail their likes or dislikes.
Student made a judgment about the artwork. They determined if they like it or not. They explained their likes or dislikes.
Student made a judgment about the artwork. They determined if they like it or not. They briefly explain their likes or dislikes.
Student made a judgment about the artwork but there is no determination if they like it or not. There is no explanation of their likes or dislikes.
Student made no judgment about the artwork and there is no indication if they like it or not. There is no explanation of their likes or dislikes.
Overall project
Student made insightful observations in their PowerPoint. The four steps in critiquing art were successfully used. All required elements are included in the PowerPoint.
Student made insightful observations in their PowerPoint. The four steps in critiquing art were successfully used. A few of the required elements are included in the PowerPoint.
Student made observations in their PowerPoint. The four steps in critiquing art were used with a few errors. All required elements are included in the PowerPoint.
Student makes some observations in their PowerPoint. The four steps in critiquing art were successfully used. All required elements are included in the PowerPoint.
Student makes positive, insightful observations in their PowerPoint. The four steps in critiquing art were successfully used. All required elements are included in the PowerPoint.





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