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Responding: Media Arts

Media Arts 2nd Grade
Media Arts 5th Grade
Media Arts 8th Grade


Responding: Media Arts 2nd Grade MCA: Describing Art Documentary

Students in groups of two or three will produce a 1 minute video about a media artwork of their choice, explaining basic information about it. (e.g. source, elements, ideas, and opinions) Click here to access the MCA and scoring tool.

Anchor Standards: Anchor #1. 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 # 8 Interpret intent and meaning in artistic work. Anchor #10 Synthesize and relate knowledge and personal experiences to make art.


Student: MA-DD2-1 Student: MA-DD2-2 Student: MA-DD2-6
Reflection MA-DD2-1R Reflection MA-DD2-2R Reflection MA-DD2-6R
Student DD2-1 was one of four students who worked together to produce a video responding to a stop motion animation film. Evidence of learning including the collaborative video along with this student's reflection and storyboard was used to score their project at standard during the benchmarking process. Of note: this group of students received modified instruction.

Inclusion strategies specific to the this MCA may be found here.
Student 2 was one of four students who worked together to produce a video responding to a stop motion animation film. Evidence of learning, including including the collaborative video along with this student's reflection and storyboard was used to score their work at standard during the benchmarking process. Of note: this group of students received modified instruction.

Inclusion strategies specific to the this MCA may be found here.
Student DD2-6 was one of a second group of four students who worked together to produce a video responding to a stop motion animation film. Evidence of learning including the collaborative video along with this student's reflection and storyboard was used to score their work at standard during the benchmarking process. Of note: this group of students received modified one on one instruction.

Inclusion strategies specific to this MCA may be found here.

Student: MA-DD2-15
Reflection MA-DD2-15R
Student DD2-15 was one of three students who worked together to produce a video responding to a stop motion animation film. Evidence of learning including the collaborative video along with this student's reflection and storyboard was used to score their work at standard during the benchmarking process.



Responding: Media Arts 5th Grade MCA: Media Literacy Documentary

Students will produce a 1 minute documentary video that compares and contrasts the form and content of a selected documentary or news segment (informational) with a 30 second commercial (persuasion) on a related topic by editing together images, sound and movement selections from each and adding their own interpretive text and narration. Click here to access the MCA and scoring tool.

Anchor Standards: Anchor #3. Refine and complete artistic work. Anchor #4. Analyze, interpret and select artistic work for presentation. Anchor #7. Perceive and analyze artistic work. 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 to societal, cultural and historical context to deepen understanding.


Student: MA-SR5-E2 Students: MA-JC5-E15, MA-JC5-E16
Reflection MA-SR5-E2R Reflection MA-JC5-E15R
Reflection MA-SR5-E2R
This ensemble of students worked collaboratively to create a script, video and reflection. Based on this evidence of learning, their work was scored at standard during the benchmarking process. Students JC5-15 and JC5-16 worked collaboratively on a video and script and submitted individual reflections. These students also scored themselves on an additional teacher designed rubric. Based on this evidence of learning, their work was scored at standard during the benchmarking process.



Responding: Media Arts 8th Grade MCA: Producing an Art History Documentary

Each student will produce a short, 2 minute video documentary about a visual artist of their choice, using expressive narrative and editing techniques to exhibit the artist's particular intention, style and genre. 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 work. Anchor #7. Perceive and analyze artistic work. Anchor #10. Synthesize and relate knowledge and personal experiences to make art.


Student: MA-AB8-3 Student: MA-AB8-4 Student: MA-AB8-5

Reflection MA-AB8-3R

Reflection MA-AB8-4R

Reflection MA-AB8-5R
Student AB8-3 submitted a video, script and reflection. Based on this evidence of learning, student AB8-3's work was scored at standard during the benchmarking process. Student AB8-4 submitted a video, script and reflection. Based on this evidence of learning, student AB8-4's work was scored at standard during the benchmarking process. Student AB8-5 submitted a video, script and reflection. Based on this evidence of learning, student AB8-5's work was scored at standard during the benchmarking process.

Student: MA-AB8-6 Student: MA-JS8-4 Student: MA-JS8-9

Reflection MA-AB8-6R

Reflection MA-JS8-4R

Reflection MA-JS8-9R
Student AB8-6 submitted a video, script and reflection. Based on this evidence of learning, student AB8-6's work was scored at standard during the benchmarking process. Student JS8-4 submitted a video, script and reflection. Based on this evidence of learning, student JS8-4's work was scored at standard during the benchmarking process. Student JS8-9 submitted a video, script and reflection. Based on this evidence of learning, student JS8-9's work was scored at standard during the benchmarking process.

Student: MA-JS8-11 Student: MA-JS8-12 Student:MA-JS8-15

Reflection MA-JS8-11R

Reflection MA-JS8-12R

Reflection MA-JS8-15R
Student JS8-11 submitted a video, script and reflection. Based on this evidence of learning, student JS8-11's work was scored at standard during the benchmarking process. Two students collaboratively produced a video, script and reflection. Based on this evidence of learning, the ensemble work was scored at standard during the benchmarking process. Student JS8-15 submitted a video, script and reflection. Based on this evidence of learning, student JS8-15's work was scored at standard during the benchmarking process.


Student: MA-JS8-16

Reflection MA-JS8-16R
Student JS8-16 submitted a video, script and reflection. Based on this evidence of learning, student JS8-16's work was scored above standard during the benchmarking process.