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Art Grade Ladders

Objective AO1: Develop and ResearchAO2: Experiment and ImproveAO3: Record IdeasAO4: Final Outcomes
Grade 9Convincingly/Clearly
I have a highly exceptional ability to effectively and creatively explore and develop ideas that link to my project.
I have a highly exceptional ability to engage with and explore artists and themes.
Convincingly/Clearly
I have a highly exceptional ability to improve my work, where appropriate and explain why.
I have a highly exceptional ability to use and experiment with materials that link to my project.
Convincingly/Clearly
I have a highly exceptional ability to skilfully and thoroughly record ideas, observations and insights through drawing and annotation, and any other materials.
Convincingly/Clearly
I have a highly exceptional ability to present a final outcome that confidently links to my project.
I have a highly exceptional ability to demonstrate skill in my final outcome.
Grade 8Adequately/Just
I have an exceptional ability to effectively and creatively explore and develop ideas that link to my project.
I have an exceptional ability to engage with and explore artists and themes.
Adequately/Just
I have an exceptional ability to improve my work where appropriate and explain why.
I have an exceptional ability to use and experiment with materials that link to my project.
Adequately/Just
I have an exceptional ability to skilfully and thoroughly record ideas, observations and insights through drawing and annotation, and any other materials.
Adequately/Just
I have an exceptional ability to present a final outcome that confidently links to my project.
I have an exceptional ability to demonstrate skill in my final outcome.
Grade 7Convincingly/Clearly
I have a highly developed ability to effectively and creatively explore ideas that link to my project.
I have a highly developed ability to explore artists and themes.
Convincingly/Clearly
I have a highly developed ability to improve my work and explain why.
I have highly developed ability to use and experiment with materials that link to my project.
Convincingly/Clearly
I have a highly developed ability to skilfully record ideas and observations through drawing, annotation and any other methods and materials.
Convincingly/Clearly
I have a highly developed ability to present a personal final outcome that confidently links to my project.
I have a highly developed ability to demonstrate skills in my final outcome.
Grade 6Adequately/Just
I have a developed ability to effectively and creatively explore ideas that link to my project.
I have a developed ability to explore artists and themes.
Adequately/Just
I have a developed ability to improve my work and explain why.
I have developed ability to use and experiment with materials that link to my project.
Adequately/Just
I have a developed ability to skilfully record ideas and observations through drawing, annotation and any other methods and materials.
Adequately/Just
I have a highly developed ability to present a personal final outcome that confidently links to my project.
I have a highly developed ability to demonstrate skills in my final outcome.
Grade 5Convincingly/Clearly/Adequately/Just
I can consistently and effectively explore ideas that link to my project.
I can consistently and effectively explore artists and themes.
Convincingly/Clearly/Adequately/Just
I can consistently and effectively improve my work and explain why.
I can consistently and effectively use and experiment with materials that link to my project.
Convincingly/Clearly/Adequately/Just
I have a consistent and effective ability to skilfully record ideas and observation through drawing, annotation and any other methods and materials.
Convincingly/Clearly/Adequately/Just
I have a consistent and effective ability to present a personal final outcome that links to my project.
I have a consistent and effective ability to demonstrate skill in my final outcome.
Grade 4Clearly/Convincingly/Adequately/Just
I can moderately explore ideas that link to my project.
I can moderately explore artists and themes.
Convincingly/Clearly/Adequately/Just
I can moderately improve my work and explain why.
I can moderately use and experiment with materials that link to my project.
Convincingly/Clearly/Adequately/Just
I can moderately record ideas and observations through drawing, annotation and any other methods/materials.
Convincingly/Clearly/Adequately/Just
I can moderately present a personal final outcome that links to my project.
I can moderately demonstrate skill in my final outcome.
Grade 3Convincingly/Clearly/Adequately/Just
I have some ability to explore ideas that link to my project.
I have some ability to explore artists and themes.
Convincingly/Clearly/Adequately/Just
I have some ability to improve my work.
I have some ability to use and experiment with materials.
Convincingly/Clearly/Adequately/Just
I have some ability to record ideas and observations through drawing, annotation and any other methods/materials.
Convincingly/Clearly/Adequately/Just
I have some ability to present a personal final outcome that links to my project.
I have some ability to demonstrate skill in my final outcome.
Grade 2Convincingly/Clearly
Minimal exploration of artists, themes and ideas.
Convincingly/Clearly
There is minimal evidence for how my work has improved.
There is minimal evidence that I have used and experimented with materials.
Convincingly/Clearly
There is minimal evidence of recording ideas and observations through drawing, annotation, and other materials.
Convincingly/Clearly
I have a partial ability to present a personal final outcome that links to my project.
I have a partial ability to demonstrate skill in my final outcome.
Grade 1Adequately/Just
I can partially explore ideas.
I can partially explore artists and themes.
Adequately/Just
I have a partial ability to improve my work.
I have a partial ability to use and experiment with materials.
Adequately/Just
I have a partial ability to record ideas and observations through drawing, annotation and any other methods/materials.
Adequately/Just
I have a partial ability to present a personal final outcome that links to my project.
I have a partial ability to demonstrate skill in my final outcome.
GoldI have some of my own ideas.
I have made use of artists and themes.
I have growing control of materials and techniques.I have growing evidence of drawing.
I can describe work using basic art terms.
I have produced work towards a final outcome.
SilverI have made basic use of artists and themes.I have basic control of materials and techniques.I have basic evidence of drawing.
I can describe work using basic art terms.
I have produced work towards a final outcome.
BronzeI have made limited use of artists and themes.I have limited control of materials and techniques.I have limited evidence of drawing.
I can describe work using limited/simple art terms.
I have started work towards a final outcome.

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