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Media Arts High School: Creating



Media Arts High School Proficient

MCA Task Description: Moving Image Documentary

Each student, or small group, will produce a 2 to 3 minute video documentary about a moving image artist of their choice. The documentary will convey how the artist’s style, expressive structure and media creation techniques are used to communicate the artist’s message. They will also convey what the work means to the student(s) and shape the documentary for a defined audience. Click here to access the MCA and scoring tool.

Anchor Standards:
Anchor #2. Organize and develop artistic ideas and work.
Anchor #3. Refine and complete artistic ideas and work.
Anchor # 5. Develop and refine artistic techniques for presentation.
Anchor #7. Perceive and Analyze artistic work.
Anchor #10. Synthesize and relate knowledge and personal experiences to make art.




MA-JS-I-E201
This student, JS-I-E201, worked collaboratively to create a video documentary about an artist of their choice. They provided an artist's statement as a reflection along with a list of works cited. Based on this evidence of learning, their work was scored at standard during the benchmarking process.

Creating: There is no artifact for Creating for this student.





MA-MK-I-04
Student MK-I-04 created a video documentary about an artist of their choice. This student provided preliminary scripts/storyboards and final versions, along with a reflection and video as evidence of learning. Based on this evidence of learning, their work was scored at standard during the benchmarking process.

Creating: First Version Storyboard/Script: MA-MK-I-04-S1
Second Version Storyboard/Script: MA-MK-I-04-S2





MA-MK-I-E03
This ensemble of students, MK-I-E03, worked collaboratively to create a video documentary about an artist of their choice. They provided a script/storyboard and reflection along with a video as evidence of learning. Based on this evidence of learning, their work was scored at standard during the benchmarking process.

Creating: Storyboard/Script: MA-MK-I-E03ab-S





MA-RB-I-05
Student RB-I-05 created a video documentary about an artist of their choice. This student provided an outline and script/storyboard, along with a reflection and video as evidence of learning. Based on this evidence of learning, their work was scored at standard during the benchmarking process.

Creating: Outline/Storyboard/Script: MA-RB-I-05-S





MA-RB-I-06
Student RB-I-06 created a video documentary about an artist of their choice. This student provided planning notes and a script/storyboard, along with a reflection and video as evidence of learning. Based on this evidence of learning, their work was scored above standard during the benchmarking process.

Creating: Script/Storyboard/Planning Document Part 1: MA-RB-I-06-S1

Script/Storyboard/Planning Document Part 2: MA-RB-I-06-S2
Script/Storyboard/Planning Document Part 3: MA-RB-I-06-S3





MA-RB-I-07
Student RB-I-07 created a video documentary about an artist of their choice. This student provided planning notes and a script/storyboard, along with a reflection and video as evidence of learning. Based on this evidence of learning, their work was scored above standard during the benchmarking process.

Creating: Script/Storyboard/Planning Document Part 1: MA-RB-I-07-S1
Script/Storyboard/Planning Document Part 2: MA-RB-I-07-S2





MA-RW-I-105
Student RW-I-105 created a video documentary about an artist of their choice. This student provided an outline and planning notes and a script/storyboard, along with a reflection and video as evidence of learning. Based on this evidence of learning, their work was scored at standard during the benchmarking process.

Creating: Outline/Planning Document: MA-RW-I-105-S1

Image Credits and Works Cited: MA-RW-I-105-S2





MA-SG-I-E06a
Student SG-I-E06a was part of a group of students who worked together to produce a documentary video responding to an artist of their choice. In addition to the final collaborative storyboard and video, each student individually provided research notes/plans and a reflection. Using this evidence of learning, student SG-I-E06a scored at standard during the benchmarking process.

Creating: Planning Document: MA-SG-I-E06a-Research





MA-SG-I-E06b
Student SG-I-E06b was part of a group of students who worked together to produce a documentary video responding to an artist of their choice. In addition to the final collaborative storyboard and video, each student individually provided a research notes/plans and a reflection. Using this evidence of learning, student SG-I-E06b scored at standard during the benchmarking process.

Creating: Planning Document: MA-SG-I-E06b-Research



Media Arts High School Accomplished

MCA Task Description: Transmedia Documentary - Describing an Artist over Two Platforms

Students will work in groups to create a documentary that explores a digital media artist. The documentary should be presented through two differnt platforms (video and digital games) and include interactivity with an audience. The components should stand independently, but bring depth and complexity to the subject when each of the individual components are experienced. Click here to access the MCA and scoring tool.

Anchor Standards:
Anchor #1: Generate and conceptualize artistic ideas and work.
Anchor #2. Organize and develop artistic ideas and work.
Anchor #3. Refine and complete artistic work.
Anchor # 5. Develop and refine artistic techniques for presentation.
Anchor #8. Interpret intent and meaning in artistic work.
Anchor #9. Apply criteria to evaluate artistic work.
Anchor #10. Synthesize and relate knowledge and personal experiences to make art.
Anchor #11. Relate artistic ideas and works with societal, cultural and historical context to deepen understanding.


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Media Arts High School Advanced

MCA Task Description: Transmedia Documentary - Describing an Artist over Two Platforms

Students will work in groups to create a documentary that explores a digital media artist. The documentary should be presented through two different platforms (video and digital games) and include interactivity with an audience. The components should stand independently, but bring depth and complexity to the subject when each of the individual components are experienced. Click here to access the MCA and scoring tool.

Anchor Standards:
Anchor #1: Generate and conceptualize artistic ideas and work.
Anchor #2. Organize and develop artistic ideas and work.
Anchor #3. Refine and complete artistic work.
Anchor # 5. Develop and refine artistic techniques for presentation.
Anchor #8. Interpret intent and meaning in artistic work.
Anchor #9. Apply criteria to evaluate artistic work.
Anchor #10. Synthesize and relate knowledge and personal experiences to make art.
Anchor #11. Relate artistic ideas and works with societal, cultural and historical context to deepen understanding.




MA-AT-III-01
Student AT-III-01 researched and created a video documentary about a media arts trend of media as environmental activism; working in support of a community environmental agency. This student provided a script and planning notes along with a reflection and video as evidence of learning. Based on this evidence of learning, their work scored above standard during the benchmarking process.

Creating: Script/Planning Document: MA-AT-III-01-S





MA-JS-III-E203
Student ensemble JS-III-E203 created a video documentary about a trend setting film maker. The students provided a script, list of works cited and video as evidence of learning. Based on this evidence of learning, their work scored at standard during the benchmarking process.

Creating: Script: MA-JS-III-E203-S2
Works Cited: MA-JS-III-E203-S1





MA-RB-III-01
Student RB-III-01 created a video documentary exploring minimalist design trends and the impact on media trends. The student provided a script/storyboard, video and reflection as evidence of learning. Based on this evidence of learning their work scored above standard during the benchmarking process.

Creating: Script/Storyboard Part 1: MA-RB-III-01-S1
Script/Storyboard Part 2: MA-RB-III-01-S3





MA-RB-III-06
Student MA-RB-III-06 created a video documentary exploring the trendsetting fractal art influence on media arts. The student provided a script/storyboard, video and reflection as evidence of learning. Based on this evidence of learning their work scored at standard during the benchmarking process.

Creating: Script/Storyboard MA-RB-III-06-S





MA-RW-III-201
Student MA-RW-III-201 created a video documentary about a trendsetting film and media artist. The student provided process notes, a script, video and reflection as evidence of learning. Based on this evidence of learning, their work scored above standard during the benchmarking process.

Creating: Process Document 1: MA-RW-III-201-S2
Process Document 2: MA-RW-III-201-S4
Research and Context Document: MA-RW-III-201-S3





MA-RW-III-203
Student MA-RW-III-203 created a video documentary about a trendsetting media artist. The student provided process notes, a script, a video and a media artwork installation in the style of the artist as evidence of learning. Based on this evidence of learning, their work scored at standard during the benchmarking process.

Creating: Inspiration Image of Media Installation: MA-RW-III-203-S3
Planning Document 1: MA-RW-III-203-S4
Planning Document 2: MA-RW-III-203-S5
Planning Document 3: MA-RW-III-203-S6