Making A Collage : Sketchbook Design: What Defines You?
Teacher Name: Mr. Mitchell
Student Name: ________________________________________ Per.: _______________
CATEGORY 4 3 2 1
Attention to Theme The student gives a reasonable The student gives a reasonable The student gives a fairly The student's explanations are
explanation of how every item in explanation of how most items in reasonable explanation of how weak and illustrate difficulty
the collage is related to the the collage are related to the most items in the collage are understanding how to relate items
assigned theme. For most items, assigned theme. For many of the related to the assigned theme. to the assigned theme.
the relationship is clear without items, the relationship is clear
explanation. without explanation.
Quality of Construction The collage shows considerable The collage shows attention to The collage shows some attention The collage was put together
attention to construction. The items construction. The items are neatly to construction. Most items are sloppily. Items appear to be just
are neatly trimmed. All items are trimmed. All items are carefully and neatly trimmed. All items are "slapped on". Pieces may be loose
carefully and securely attached to securely attached to the backing. A securely attached to the backing. A or hanging over the edges.
the backing. There are no stray few barely noticeable stray marks, few barely noticeable stray marks, Smudges, stains, rips, uneven
marks, smudges or glue stains. smudges or glue stains are present. smudges or glue stains are present. edges, and/or stray marks are
Nothing is hanging over the edges. Nothing is hanging over the edges. Nothing is hanging over the edges. evident.
Creativity Several of the graphics or objects One or two of the graphics or One or two graphics or objects The student did not make or
used in the collage reflect an objects used in the collage reflect were made or customized by the customize any of the items on the
exceptional degree of student student creativity in their creation student, but the ideas were typical collage.
creativity in their creation and/or and/or display. rather than creative.
Design Graphics are trimmed to an Graphics are trimmed to an Graphics have been trimmed to an Graphics are untrimmed OR of
appropriate size and interesting appropriate size and interesting appropriate size and shape, but the inappropriate size and/or shape. It
shape and are arranged well, some shape and are arranged with some arrangement of items is not very appears little attention was given to
in front and some behind. Care has items in front and others behind. attractive. It appears there was not designing the collage.
been taken to balance the pictures The canvas, however does not a lot of planning of the item
across the canvas. appear balanced. placement.
Number of Items The collage includes 15 or more The collage includes 10-14 different The collage includes 9 different The collage contains fewer than 9
items, each different. items. items. different items.
Time and Effort Time was used wisely. Much time Time was used wisely. Student Time was not always used wisely, Time was not used wisely and the
and effort went into the planning could have put in more time and but student did do some work at student put in no additional effort.
and design of the collage. It is clear effort at home. home but did not work effectively.
the student worked effectively at
Understanding of Media The student can define the term The student can define the term The student can define the term The student has trouble defining
"collage" and tell how it differs "collage" and tell how it differs "collage" and tell how it differs the term "collage" and describing
from two other media. S(he) can from two other media. S(he) can from two other media. S(he) can how it differs from other media
also name at least 5 things that also name at 3-4 things that make a also name at least 1-2 things that AND/OR the student cannot
make a collage more powerful or collage more powerful or attractive. make a collage more powerful or describe how to make a collage
attractive. attractive. more powerful or attractive.
Titles and Text Titles and text were written clearly Titles and text were written clearly Titles and text were written clearly Titles and/or text are hard to read,
and were easy to read from a and were easy to read close-up. and were easy to read close-up. even when the reader is close.
distance. Text varied in color, size Text varied in color, size and/or There was little variation in the
and/or style for different text style for different text elements. appearance of text.