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Lesson Plans

Re: Rubrics

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Fran Marze (
Tue, 24 Feb 1998 19:16:13 -0500 (EST)

Would you be willing to share your rubrics (samples) We have been writing
some evaluation sheets for projects and trying to come up with the right
mix. Making the students reflect on their process of art making as well as
their product. Fran

On Mon, 23 Feb 1998, dbryan wrote:

> Our school system in Virginia has been writing rubrics for about four
> years now. At first we had a very hard time, and then realized that
> if we had that much trouble defining what made a piece of art good,
> just think what the students were going through! Rubrics are
> wonderful in that the student knows up front what teachers are looking
> for, and as someone said, there is never an argument about a grade!
> We continue to change wording to make them clear, and are all getting
> two tons better at writing them. I would encourage all art and arts
> teachers to use rubrics, because there really isn't anything right or
> wrong in our areas, just good, bad, and ugly, and we all want the kids
> to know what is acceptable....before they start to work, not after.