V.E204

Tool Safety Creatures

Tool Safety Creatures

Students will be creating informational creature drawings demonstrating how to use art room tools safely and appropriately. Artwork will include a visual representation of the informational creature using the selected tool appropriately, as well as thought/speech bubbles to reinforce appropriate tool use.

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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
  • Material Use in Art Making (Teacher Observation During Process)

  • Student selected a tool and depicted how to use that tool safely and appropriately.

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • Student did not use materials safely and appropriately (student was hurt or could potentially get hurt).

    N/A at this time.
  • Student used materials safely but inappropriately (materials were damaged or could have been damaged).

    N/A at this time.
  • Student used materials safely.

    N/A at this time.
  • Student work is incomplete or off topic.

    N/A at this time.
  • Student has chosen a tool and created a creature and drawing that shows one use for the tool or one safety procedure for the tool.

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  • Student has chosen a tool and created a creature and drawing that shows one or more uses for the tool and one or more safety procedures for the tool.

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