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
Policy by which legislative and executive actions are subject to evaluation by the judiciary.
Content Area: Social Studies