Teachers Lesson Plans

Who are you?: Grade 9-12

Assessment Guide

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Theory Criterion
How does the student show his understanding of the theme of the self-portrait in the history of photography?

The student identifies some techniques used and rarely supports his statements. He has a limited understanding of the concepts related to the self-portrait in photography.

The student identifies the techniques used and refers to artists? works to support his statements. He understands the concepts related to the self-portrait in photography.

The student identifies the techniques used and refers to artists? works to support his statements. He has mastered the concepts related to the self-portrait in photography.

Creation Criterion
How did the student produce his self-portrait?

During the process of creation, the student identified few or no ideas and the resulting work does not reflect what the student wished to create.

During the process of creation, the student identified some key ideas about his experiences, interests and social and cultural environment. These key ideas guided his choices during the creation of the photomontage.

During the process of creation, the student identified his key ideas about his experiences, interests and social and cultural environment and his comments were complex. These key ideas guided his choices during the creation of the photomontage.

Analysis Criterion
How does the student analyze the function of a self-portrait and does he establish connections between art and identity?

The student spent little or no time writing about his ideas and designing his project. He briefly analyzed some self-portraits by photographers.

How does the student analyze the function of a self-portrait and does he establish connections between art and identity? The student spent little or no time writing about his ideas and designing his project. He briefly analyzed some self-portraits by photographers. The student kept a log of his ideas, formulated some concepts to be used in his creative project, and analyzed a variety of self-portraits by photographers. The student kept a complete log of his ideas, established the concepts he would use in his creative project, and analyzed and critiqued a variety of self-portraits by photographers.

The student kept a complete log of his ideas, established the concepts he would use in his creative project, and analyzed and critiqued a variety of self-portraits by photographers.