Teachers Lesson Plans

Urban Panorama: Grade 7-8

Assessment Guide

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Theory Criterion
What is the student?s level of understanding of the elements and principles of composition in photography?

The student identifies few elements and principles of composition in the works studied in class.

The student identifies most of the elements and principles of composition in the works studied in class.

The student identifies all the elements and principles of composition in the works studied in class.

Creation Criterion
How did the student perform the photo session?

The student defined his subject but did not adapt his photo session accordingly.

The student defined his subject and set up his photo session accordingly, using several photographic techniques (for example, points of view, framing).

The student chose a complex subject and defined his photo session and the techniques to be used accordingly.

Creation Criterion
How did the student use the principles of composition in mounting his photographs?

The student consciously used one principle of composition in mounting his photographs

The student consciously used two principles of composition in mounting his photographs.

The student consciously used more than two principles of composition in mounting his photographs.

Analysis Criterion
How does the student formulate his observations on his own work and that of the other students and does he evaluate their relevance to expressing a concept or idea?

The student provides brief interpretations, often related to a value judgment.

The student supports his interpretations by concrete examples from the works and explains in his own way how the elements and principles of composition are used to express a concept or idea.

The student supports his interpretations by concrete examples from the works and abstract concepts. He evaluates accurately how the elements and principles of composition are used and their relevance to expressing a concept or idea.