The Renaissance: A 6th Grade Interdisciplinary Unit

ART
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Honors

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EFFECTIVE COMPOSITION

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Line, shape, space, color, and texture are used with amazing unity, balance, rhythm, variety, emphasis.

Uses design elements with very good unity, balance, rhythm, variety, and emphasis.

Uses design elements while giving limited consideration to the principles of organization.

Uses design elements giving either minimal or no thought to the principles of organization.

No art was developed.

CREATIVITY

The idea expressed is really unique and the form of expression captivates the viewer.

The idea possesses considerable creativity and it is presented in an original manner.

There is some degree of creativity in either matter or form.

The work lacks originality of both content and form of presentation.

No art was developed.

COMMUNICATION OF  FEELINGS AND/OR IDEAS

The viewer is truly moved by the emotion and ideas conveyed in the work.

The artist has used techniques which stir some emotion in the onlooker.

An attempt has been made to convey some kind of feeling and idea.

There are few or no ideas or feelings expressed.

No art was developed.

SUCCESSFUL HANDLING OF TOOLS AND MATERIALS

The artist has used his/her tools and material with great skill and sensitivity.

Tools and materials were thoroughly explored and used with a high degree of skill and sensitivity.

Tools and materials were used and employed in a way which shows adequate skill and/or sensitivity.

Little or no effort was made to use tools and materials skillfully and/or with feeling.

No art was developed.


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