V.T305

Review Your Portfolio

Review Your Portfolio

Students will review their portfolios for the class midway through the semester or trimester. Each student will select what they consider to be their most successful work and their least successful work, based on the dimensions of creativity, craftsmanship, composition, and communication of content. They will write artist’s statements in response to guiding questions that support their selections. The students will then present their artist’s statements. Students should be familiar with the terms “creativity,” “craftsmanship,” “composition,” and “communication of content.” The assessment will conclude with students engaging in peer critiques.

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


These are analytic rubrics. 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–ARTIST STATEMENT

  • Dimension
  • Description

  • Improvement

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Student did not identify the artwork selected, and student provided incomplete description of the piece

    N/A at this time.
  • Student identified and partially described the piece selected.

    N/A at this time.
  • Student identified and described the most successful art selection and included the inspiration and the media for the piece selected.

    N/A at this time.
  • Student clearly identified and described the most successful art selection and clearly described the inspiration, the media, and the style for the piece selected.

    N/A at this time.
  • Student did not describe how the least successful piece could be revised to be more successful.

    N/A at this time.
  • Student did not clearly describe how the least successful piece could be revised to be more successful.

    N/A at this time.
  • Student described how the least successful piece could be revised to be more successful, citing specific improvement.

    N/A at this time.
  • Student clearly described how the least successful piece could be revised to be more successful, citing specific areas for improvement, and student provided descriptions for specific improvements.

    N/A at this time.

TEACHER SCORING RUBRIC–NOTES

  • Dimension
  • Impact on Own Selections

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Student did not provide any description of how hearing classmates’ artist’s statements and viewing their selections impacted the way he or she sees his or her own selections.

    N/A at this time.
  • Student described one way in which hearing classmates’ artist’s statements and viewing their selections impacted the way he or she sees his or her own selections.

    N/A at this time.
  • Student described two ways in which hearing classmates’ artist’s statements and viewing their selections impacted the way he or she sees his or her own selections.

    N/A at this time.
  • Student described more than two ways in which hearing classmates’ artist’s statements and viewing their selections impacted the way he or she sees his or her own selections.

    N/A at this time.
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