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Students work in groups to create a tableau to express an idea. "A moment of action within a story context has been frozen in time." The teacher assesses student learning during the creative process and when students present preliminary or finished work.
 
 

Criteria

Level 1

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Level 3

Level 4

Thinking;
use of planning skills
few elements of the tableau are purposefully organized
some elements of the tableau are purposefully organized
elements of the tableau are purposefully organized
elements of the tableau are purposefully, precisely organized
Communication;
communication for different audiences and purposes
lacks precision modifying body position to suit audience and purpose of tableau somewhat precise when modifying body position to suit audience and purpose of tableau modifies body position to suit audience and purpose of tableau with precision expertly modifies body position to suit audience and purpose of tableau
Communication;
conventions of tableau
  • frozen
  • open to audience
  • facial expression
  • contribute to focal pointcontribute to variety in levels
  • space (foreground, background)
effectively uses one convention of tableau effectively uses two or three conventions of tableau effectively uses four or five conventions of tableau effectively uses all six conventions of tableau
Application;
making connections within and between contexts
expresses the character's thought, emotion, or action with little or no clarity expresses the character's thought, emotion, or action with some clarity clearly expresses the character's thought, emotion, or action insightfully expresses the character's thought, emotion, or action