Rubric for Visual Art Journal

Art Journal Rubric

Exceeds = 4; Meets= 3;  Progressing = 2; Unsatisfactory= 1
Neatness
  1. My journal is messy
  2. My journal is somewhat neat 
  3. My journal is mostly neat. 
  4. My journal is exceptionally neat
Completeness
  1. My journal is not complete
  2. My journal has most pages filled
  3. My journal has every page filled
  4. My journal has every page filled completely, with several styles of artwork included on each page 
Line drawings in pen :
  1. 1 line drawing
  2. 2 line drawings
  3. 3 or 4 line drawings 
  4. 5 or more line drawings 
Pattern and shape (numbers, name, designs, etc)
  1. No patterns or shapes included
  2. 1 pattern or shape included
  3. 2 or more patterns or shapes included 
  4. 3 patterns or shapes included 
Includes artifacts, such as receipts, ticket stubs, brochures, etc.
  1. No paper artifacts from outside of school
  2. 1 artifact included from outside of school
  3. 2 artifacts from outside of school 
  4. 3 or more artifacts from outside of school 
Still life/ observational drawing
  1. No still life/ observational drawing included
  2. Partially complete drawing included 
  3. 1 finished drawing included 
  4. 2 or more finished drawings included 
Watercolor, crayon, colored pencil
  1. No colored mediums
  2. 1 or more 
  3. 2 or more 
  4. Includes all three mediums
Includes photographs
  1. No photos included
  2. 1 or more 
  3. 2 or more 
  4. 3 or more
Includes pictures/text from newspaper or magazine
  1. No pictures/text from newspaper or magazines
  2. 1 or more 
  3. 2 or more 
  4. 3 or more
Includes 2 or more pieces of your writing (poems, lyrics, verses from bible, quotes)
  1. No writing of your own
  2. Includes 1 piece of your writing
  3. 2 pieces of writing 
  4. 3 pieces of writing  or more