Kindergarten-5th Grade students are graded based on the following:
National Core Arts Standards
Create~ Students will generate, develop, and refine artistic work.
Perform~ Students will analyze, develop, and convey meaning through the presentation of artistic work.
Respond~ Students will critically interpret intent and meaning in order to evaluate artistic work.
Connect~ Students will relate prior knowledge and personal experience with music to cultural and historical contexts.
STANDARDS-BASED GRADING SCALE
Students will receive a score from 0-4 in each of the standards above
0~ No Evidence
Student did not submit any evidence of learning
Does not demonstrate understanding of core concepts or is unable to apply knowledge or skills
Major errors or omissions on basic and more complex grade-level content/skills
Demonstrates some understanding of core concepts
Independently uses basic grade-level content/skills with no major errors or omissions. However, major errors or omissions on more complex content/skills
Developing a basic understanding of core skills and concepts
Independently uses complex grade-level content/skills with no major errors or omissions
Consistently demonstrates understanding of core skills and concepts
Independently makes accurate, in-depth inferences and applies content/skills to complex, open-ended problems and tasks
Consistently demonstrates understanding of complex skills and concepts