V.T407

Collaborative Compositions

Collaborative Compositions

Students will work collaboratively with other students to use lines and shapes to create an image that will then be refined individually through the use of color, value, line, and shape.

This item has been voluntarily field-tested by Michigan teachers with a non-representative sample of students.


This is an analytic rubric. The column on the left shows the dimension that is being measured in the student’s performance. The levels across the top row indicate the performance level in the dimensions. Occasionally all dimensions and performance levels are exemplified by multiple students in a single recording.

TEACHER SCORING RUBRIC

  • Dimension
  • Composition

    The successful arrangement of elements and principles of design to create a completed work of art

  • Craftsmanship

    The successful handling of materials to demonstrate purposeful technique and manipulation of media

  • Creativity

    The successful use of problem solving to invent new and interesting adaptations of material, style, and content to reveal something new.

  • Communication of Content

    Artwork effectively conveys the student’s selected idea or concept.

  • Artist Statement

    Writing is fully developed, based on the provided checklist, and references artwork using complete sentences.

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  • The work is not complete or does not successfully use line, color, and value to complete a collaborative work.

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  • Student is somewhat successful using line, color, and value to complete a collaborative work. Each piece of the work adds to the completeness of the whole, but more could have been done.

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  • Student uses line, color, and value to complete a collaborative work adequately. Each piece of the work adds to the completeness of the whole.

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  • Student uses line, color, and value in an exceptional collaborative work. Each piece of the work adds to the completeness of the whole.

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  • Novice or beginning skills and technique are evident in the manipulation of media. Drawing is roughly transformed.

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  • Emergent or competent skills and technique are evident in the manipulation of media. Parts of the collaborative drawing are transformed.

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  • Proficient skills and technique are evident in the manipulation of media. Collaborative drawing is transformed.

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  • Master skills and technique are evident in the manipulation of media, and collaborative drawing is transformed into something new as a result.

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  • Artwork created proposes clichéd or formula solutions that show little to no evidence of the individual creating the work of art.

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  • Artwork created proposes solutions that are adapted or predetermined with little evidence of the individual creating the work of art.

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  • Artwork created proposes interesting solutions that are adapted or predetermined with some evidence of the individual creating the work of art.

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  • Artwork created proposes new and interesting solutions that are imaginative and show profound evidence of the individual creating the work of art.

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  • Content created is unclear or lacking the communication of ideas.

    N/A at this time.
  • Content created somewhat communicates ideas.

    N/A at this time.
  • Content created generally communicates intended ideas.

    N/A at this time.
  • Content created effectively communicates intended ideas.

    N/A at this time.
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