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These papers go along with "The Art of Critiquing" powerpoint I also have for sale in my store. These include the lesson plan, an in-lesson critique page I have my students fill out each time I introduce a new concept, planning and self-critique pages to have students thinking about the elements and principles before/during/and after a project, and the handout for this lesson (forming critique statements).
I was having real trouble getting through to some of my students about the concept of balance. No matter how I worded it, some didn't follow. No matter the examples given, some didn't follow. I made this in response to break down just how easy it really is. Students just make it much harder than it has to be sometimes. I designed this lesson/activity to give students a simple process to follow each time they form a critiquing judgment. This lesson is built on taking hard concepts and putting them into an easy format which any student can use!
I have formed these papers knowing that students don't know what to say and do not know how to look at art in a critique. I have broken down concepts into simple to follow formats so even students who have no clue what is going on can succeed and improve quickly. Several of these pages can apply into other lessons and be used over and over. the lesson plan and "The Art of Critique" handouts are specifically for the lesson and powerpoint to take students through the 3 part method of forming their critique statements (subject, claim, and proof).