Standards Glossary

The purpose of this glossary is to help the user better understand the terminology used in the Colorado Academic Standards. It is intended to assist educational practitioners and pre-service educators in understanding the standards. It is not intended as a study guide for students nor does it represent a comprehensive list of all academic terms.

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In art criticism, making a decision about an artwork’s success or lack of success and providing the reasons to support the decision. In art history, deciding whether an artwork introduces a new style or if it is an outstanding example of a particular style.

Content Area: Visual Arts

judicial review

Policy by which legislative and executive actions are subject to evaluation by the judiciary.

Content Area: Social Studies

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