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Customizable General Rubric

Category Proficient Close Far Intervention


Logical Flow:

Transitions well
between topics,
clear to
purpose, allots
adequate
amount of time
or space for
each piece

Neatness and
Organization:

The work is
presented in a
neat, clear,
organized
fashion

Completion:

All components
of the task are
completed

Customizable General Rubric

Category Proficient Close Far Intervention


Logical Flow:

Transitions well
between topics,
clear to
purpose, allots
adequate
amount of time
or space for
each piece

Neatness and
Organization:

The work is
presented in a
neat, clear,
organized
fashion

Completion:

All components
of the task are
completed

Analysis of a Work of Art: Basic Rubric

Category Proficient Close Far Intervention


90% or more of work is 89%-80% of work is 79%-70% of work is clean. Less than 70% of work is
free from smudges, cut free of smudges, cut There may be smudges, clean. Components may
marks, glue, tape, marks, glue, tape, stains, rogue pencil or ink be falling off or not
unnecessary marks, unnecessary marks, marks, and components are attached at all anymore,
Craftsman etc. All items are etc. All items are haphazardly placed (tape there are smudge
ship placed in an orderly placed in an orderly all over the place, rubber marks, random
fashion. fashion. cement marks, etc.). markings, and you can
Components may be falling adhesive where you
off. shouldn't. Paper may be
crumpled or ripped.
There is a clear focal There is an emerging 40%-50% of items are All components may be
point - the most focal point, but similar in size and shape huddled together or
important part of the students need to but they are placed in spaced out randomly
project is what your incorporate more appropriate locations that with no sense of rhythm.
eye is drawn to. shape and size variety allow our eye to work its 50% -100% of items are
Students achieve this to fully realize it. way through the the same size and
Emphasis by using different sizes, composition. There is no shape. There is no
shapes, and positioning clear focal point. apparent focal point, or
of all their components. the most important part
may be overshadowed
by a different
component.
Color is used There is a clear color No clear color scheme, No color scheme, many
thoughtfully. There is a scheme, but color is off color is used at random and colors are used at
clear color scheme, balance and not spread distracts our eye. Color is random. Distracts our
and colors are throughout the project. applied cleanly and evenly. eye and is applied
distributed throughout Color may not be unevenly (marker
Color the entire work. applied cleanly and we streaks, scribbly colored
may see uneven pencil / crayon, etc.).
application (marker
streaks, scribbly
colored pencil / crayon,
etc.).
Category Proficient Close Far Intervention
90% or more of work is 89%-80% of work is 79%-70% of work is clean. Less than 70% of work is
free from smudges, cut free of smudges, cut There may be smudges, clean. Components may
marks, glue, tape, marks, glue, tape, stains, rogue pencil or ink be falling off or not
unnecessary marks, unnecessary marks, marks, and components are attached at all anymore,
Craftsman etc. All items are etc. All items are haphazardly placed (tape there are smudge
ship placed in an orderly placed in an orderly all over the place, rubber marks, random
fashion. fashion. cement marks, etc.). markings, and you can
Components may be falling adhesive where you
off. shouldn't. Paper may be
crumpled or ripped.
There is a clear focal There is an emerging 40%-50% of items are All components may be
point - the most focal point, but similar in size and shape huddled together or
important part of the students need to but they are placed in spaced out randomly
project is what your incorporate more appropriate locations that with no sense of rhythm.
eye is drawn to. shape and size variety allow our eye to work its 50% -100% of items are
Students achieve this to fully realize it. way through the the same size and
Emphasis by using different sizes, composition. There is no shape. There is no
shapes, and positioning clear focal point. apparent focal point, or
of all their components. the most important part
may be overshadowed
by a different
component.
Color is used There is a clear color No clear color scheme, No color scheme, many
thoughtfully. There is a scheme, but color is off color is used at random and colors are used at
clear color scheme, balance and not spread distracts our eye. Color is random. Distracts our
and colors are throughout the project. applied cleanly and evenly. eye and is applied
distributed throughout Color may not be unevenly (marker
Color the entire work. applied cleanly and we streaks, scribbly colored
may see uneven pencil / crayon, etc.).
application (marker
streaks, scribbly
colored pencil / crayon,
etc.).

Analysis of a Work of Art: Basic Rubric

Analysis of a Musical Presentation: Basic Rubric

Category Proficient Close Far Intervention


The Song Form is The Song Form is The Song Form The Song Form is
clearly identifiable identifiable but has does not fit a non-existent with
(verse/chorus, ABA, flaws in its traditional layout several breaks in
etc.) and easily to presentation (verse/chorus, ABA, the presentation.
Song Form
follow through (unnecessary etc.) and appears
aural presentation. pauses, memory disjunctive in the
lapse, chord aural presentation.
stutters).
The melody/rhythm The The The melody/rhythm
is thoughtfully melodic/rhythmic melodic/rhythmic is not apparent
developed with a development is development is (mono-tone, word
natural rise and fall successful but does lacking in creativity to beat, etc.). The
of the phrase. The not contain a and does not tempo is
Melodic and
tempo is consistent natural rise and fall contain a natural unrecognizable.
Rhythmic
and provides an of the phrase. The rise and fall of the
Composition
easy to tap beat tempo fluctuates phrase. The tempo
for precision. and causes a is highly
stumbling effect to inconsistent and
the ear. staggering through
the performance.
Textual The selected or The selected or The selected or The selected or
Alignment and created text is created text does created text is created text has no
Mood crafted to fit an not have an lacking in rhyme logical alignment
apparent rhyme apparent rhyme scheme and was to the music. The
scheme that scheme but still not manipulated tone of the text is
mimics the flows well to the well into the not identifiable in
melody/rhythm. rhythms created. rhythmic structure. this musical
The sounds created The tone of the text The tone of the text portrayal.
aurally match the is not portrayed was not considered
tone of the text. effectively by the in the development
music. of the music.

Analysis of a Musical Presentation: Basic Rubric

Category Proficient Close Far Inter


The Song Form is The Song Form is The Song Form does not The Song
clearly identifiable identifiable but has fit a traditional layout existent w
(verse/chorus, ABA, flaws in its presentation (verse/chorus, ABA, breaks in
Song Form etc.) and easily to (unnecessary pauses, etc.) and appears presentati
follow through aural memory lapse, chord disjunctive in the aural
presentation. stutters). presentation.
The melody/rhythm is The melodic/rhythmic The melodic/rhythmic The melod
thoughtfully developed development is development is lacking not appare
with a natural rise and successful but does not in creativity and does tone, word
Melodic and fall of the phrase. The contain a natural rise not contain a natural etc.). The
Rhythmic tempo is consistent and and fall of the phrase. rise and fall of the unrecogni
Composition provides an easy to The tempo fluctuates phrase. The tempo is
tap beat for precision. and causes a stumbling highly inconsistent and
effect to the ear. staggering through the
performance.
The selected or created The selected or created The selected or created The select
text is crafted to fit an text does not have an text is lacking in rhyme text has n
apparent rhyme apparent rhyme scheme scheme and was not alignment
scheme that mimics but still flows well to the manipulated well into The tone o
Textual Alignment
the melody/rhythm. rhythms created. The the rhythmic structure. not identifi
and Mood
The sounds created tone of the text is not The tone of the text was musical po
aurally match the tone portrayed effectively by not considered in the
of the text. the music. development of the
music.

Analysis of a Written Rhetoric: Basic Rubric

Category Proficient Progressing Basic Absent


A topic sentence A topic sentence Topic is implied but No topic sentence is
Point clearly states the states the topic not stated in a formal provided and focus
topic and the focus but the focus is topic sentence cannot be determined
of the response unclear or
missing

The response The response The response has No evidence provided or


Information includes relevant includes relevant irrelevant evidence evidence is inaccurate
and adequate but inadequate and inadequate
evidence evidence evidence

Explanation The response The response The response restates No explanation


clearly states a attempts to the topic sentence. No provided.
strong, relevant connect the connection is made
connection evidence to the between evidence and
between the focus but lacks focus.
evidence and the significance
focus

Analysis of a Written Rhetoric: Basic Rubric

Category Proficient Progressing Basic Absent


A topic sentence A topic sentence Topic is implied but No topic sentence is
Point clearly states the states the topic not stated in a formal provided and focus
topic and the focus but the focus is topic sentence cannot be determined
of the response unclear or
missing

The response The response The response has No evidence provided or


Information includes relevant includes relevant irrelevant evidence evidence is inaccurate
and adequate but inadequate and inadequate
evidence evidence evidence

The response The response The response restates No explanation


clearly states a attempts to the topic sentence. No provided.
strong, relevant connect the connection is made
Explanation connection evidence to the between evidence and
between the focus but lacks focus.
evidence and the significance
focus
Analysis of a Spoken Rhetoric: Basic Rubric

Category Proficient Close Far Intervention


The presentation The presentation The information The information
was organized and followed a clear was delivered in a was unorganized
well structure. structure but 2-3 somewhat and the
There was a clear details were outside organized fashion, presentation was
Organization
beginning, middle, of the but did not flow unstructured.
and Structure
and end. The organizational well.
presentation ended pattern.
with a final
statement.
The speaker was The speaker was The speaker did not The speaker did
poised, made eye poised and made make eye contact, not make eye
contact with the eye contact most of but a few times. contact, or speak
audience, and held the time. They were Their voice was not loud enough to be
Delivery their space. Their a little soft spoken an appropriate heard. There was
voice was loud at times or spoke volume and they no vocal variety or
enough and on one vocal level. did not sound engagement.
engaging to listen engaged in the
to. material.
It is clear that this Preparation was There was little The speaker was
presentation was clear but the preparation for this unprepared for the
well rehearsed and speaker paused 2-3 speech. The presentation.
Preparation practiced. Speaker times to search for speaker was
knew exactly what their next point or searching for what
they were talking bit of information. they were going to
about, and when. say next 4-5 times.

Analysis of a Spoken Rhetoric: Basic Rubric

Category Proficient Close Far Intervention


The presentation The presentation The information The information
was organized and followed a clear was delivered in a was unorganized
well structure. structure but 2-3 somewhat and the
There was a clear details were outside organized fashion, presentation was
Organization
beginning, middle, of the but did not flow unstructured.
and Structure
and end. The organizational well.
presentation ended pattern.
with a final
statement.
Delivery The speaker was The speaker was The speaker did not The speaker did
poised, made eye poised and made make eye contact, not make eye
contact with the eye contact most of but a few times. contact, or speak
audience, and held the time. They were Their voice was not loud enough to be
their space. Their a little soft spoken an appropriate heard. There was
voice was loud at times or spoke volume and they no vocal variety or
enough and on one vocal level. did not sound engagement.
engaging to listen engaged in the
to. material.

It is clear that this Preparation was There was little The speaker was
presentation was clear but the preparation for this unprepared for the
well rehearsed and speaker paused 2-3 speech. The presentation.
Preparation practiced. Speaker times to search for speaker was
knew exactly what their next point or searching for what
they were talking bit of information. they were going to
about, and when. say next 4-5 times.
Analysis of a Media Presentation: Basic Rubric

Category Proficient Close Far Intervention


The piece flows The piece flows, but The piece is choppy The piece is
without any with a few and has flaws. distracting because
noticeable editing noticeable errors Transitions do not of editing flaws, and
mistakes. The piece (Jump Cuts, Sound flow evenly, and the has no relevant time
Editing meets the time issues). The total allotted time was parameters.
requirement and time of the missed by a
contains clean presentation slightly significant amount.
transitions. shorter or longer
than required.
The piece achieves The piece has The piece tries to be The offers no
either humor or moments of humor funny and/or moving attempt to move
drama and engages or drama that but is unsuccessful the audience. The
its target audience. catches the in reaching the camera work Is
The work audiences attention. audience. The blurry with no
incorporates camera The camera work camera work is in creative output.
Dramatic
shots that add does not creatively focus, but lacks The acting is
Elements
visual interest. The depict the action. visual interest. The without energy or
acting shows great The character acting acting severely lacks focus.
energy and provides shows signs of in energy and
needed insight. energy but contains insight.
several down
moments.
Soundtrack is clear Soundtrack is clear, Soundtrack is a Soundtrack is a
and the music or but doesnt affect problem, either with distraction to the
sound effects add to the emotional output unclear dialogue or piece. It does not
the overall effect of of the overall mood. inappropriate sound compliment the
the piece. All All speakers can be levels. Speakers mood or action, and
Sound speakers are clearly heard, but their cannot be easily the vocal/music
heard with knowledge of the heard and have clear levels do not allow
knowledge of how vocal path cannot be barriers in where an audible
the voice carries. seen. their voice is transmission of
traveling. communication.

Analysis of a Media Presentation: Basic Rubric

Category Proficient Close Far Intervention


The piece flows The piece flows, but The piece is choppy The piece is
without any with a few and has flaws. distracting because
noticeable editing noticeable errors Transitions do not of editing flaws, and
mistakes. The piece (Jump Cuts, Sound flow evenly, and the has no relevant time
Editing meets the time issues). The total allotted time was parameters.
requirement and time of the missed by a
contains clean presentation slightly significant amount.
transitions. shorter or longer
than required.
Dramatic The piece achieves The piece has The piece tries to be The offers no
Elements either humor or moments of humor funny and/or moving attempt to move
drama and engages or drama that but is unsuccessful the audience. The
its target audience. catches the in reaching the camera work Is
The work audiences attention. audience. The blurry with no
incorporates camera The camera work camera work is in creative output.
shots that add does not creatively focus, but lacks The acting is
visual interest. The depict the action. visual interest. The without energy or
acting shows great The character acting acting severely lacks focus.
energy and provides shows signs of in energy and
needed insight. energy but contains insight.
several down
moments.

Soundtrack is clear Soundtrack is clear, Soundtrack is a Soundtrack is a


and the music or but doesnt affect problem, either with distraction to the
sound effects add to the emotional output unclear dialogue or piece. It does not
the overall effect of of the overall mood. inappropriate sound compliment the
the piece. All All speakers can be levels. Speakers mood or action, and
Sound speakers are clearly heard, but their cannot be easily the vocal/music
heard with knowledge of the heard and have clear levels do not allow
knowledge of how vocal path cannot be barriers in where an audible
the voice carries. seen. their voice is transmission of
traveling. communication.

Arts Integration into the Core Classroom

Basic Assessment Rubrics

Presented by the AIRheads


Warrensburg High School
2016-2017

Arts Integration into the Core Classroom

Basic Assessment Rubrics


Presented by the AIRheads
Warrensburg High School
2016-2017