Ghana National History Day - Judging Criteria

GHANA NATIONAL HISTORY DAY

TEMPLATES FOR JUDGING CRITERIA FOR GHANA NATIONAL HISTORY DAY PRODUCTS


GHANA NATIONAL HISTORY DAY

JUDGING CRITERIA:PAPER

 

Historical Quality 60%        Relation to Theme 20%      Clarity of Presentation (20%)

 

JUDGING CRITERIA

TOTAL POINTS _____________

Comments (can also put on back)

WHAT ARE THE STRENGTHS?

WHAT ARE AREAS OF IMPROVEMENT?

HISTORICAL QUALITY   TOTAL 60 %             _____EACH ITEM 10% EACH

  1. Entry is historical accurate; no historical errors are evident.
  2. Shows analysis and interpretation; includes a clear research question & thesis.
  3. Demonstrates how the topic is within the historical context of that time and the context before, during and after the topic.
  4. Demonstrates wide research
  5. Uses available primary and secondary sources.
  6. Demonstrates balanced research. While the paper presents a thesis that the writer is “proving”, the writer should consider alternative points of views

 

RELATION TO THEME   TOTAL 20%               _____EACH ITEM 10% EACH

1. Clearly relates topic to theme

2. Demonstrates significance of topic in history and draws conclusions about why, how, and what impacts or results there are.

 

 

 

 

 

CLARITY OF PRESENTATION   TOTAL 20%    _____EACH ITEM 10%

  1. Paper is ORIGINAL, clear, appropriately organized, and well-presented; there is no plagiarism or copying.
  2. Text is grammatically correct and neatly prepared.

 

 

 

 

 

RULES (Check if correct):  

Length (1500 – 2500 words):  __  Bibliography: __  Process Paper included: ___Includes citations: __


GHANA NATIONAL HISTORY DAY

JUDGING CRITERIA:PERFORMANCE

 

Historical Quality 60%        Relation to Theme 20%        Clarity of Presentation (20%)

 

JUDGING CRITERIA

TOTAL POINTS _____________

Comments (can also put on back)

WHAT ARE THE STRENGTHS?

WHAT ARE AREAS OF IMPROVEMENT?

HISTORICAL QUALITY   TOTAL 60 %                _____EACH ITEM 10% EACH

  1. Entry is historical accurate; no historical errors are evident.
  2. Shows analysis and interpretation; includes a clear topic & thesis.
  3. Demonstrates how the topic is within the historical context of that time and the context before, during and after the topic.
  4. Demonstrates wide research (and use of historical quotes)
  5. Uses available primary and secondary sources (obvious in choice of materials used as props)
  6. Demonstrates balanced research. While the performance presents a thesis about the topic, the alternative points of views are considered.

 

RELATION TO THEME   TOTAL 20%                  _____EACH ITEM 10% EACH

1. Clearly relates topic to theme

2. Demonstrates significance of topic in history and draws conclusions about why, how, and what impacts or results there are.

 

 

 

 

CLARITY OF PRESENTATION   TOTAL 20%      _____EACH ITEM 10%

  1. Performers demonstrate good stage present; props and costumes are historically accurate and contribute positively to performance.
  2. Performance is original, clear, appropriate, well-organized and articulate: use of quotes in script is appropriate.

 

 

 

 

 

RULES (Check if correct):  

Time (10 min):  __  Includes process paper: __   Bibliography: ___  All parts of performance, including any equipment is run by students:__


GHANA NATIONAL HISTORY DAY

JUDGING CRITERIA:EXHIBIT

 

Historical Quality 60%        Relation to Theme 20%        Clarity of Presentation (20%)

 

JUDGING CRITERIA

TOTAL POINTS _____________

Comments (can also put on back)

WHAT ARE THE STRENGTHS?

WHAT ARE AREAS OF IMPROVEMENT?

HISTORICAL QUALITY   TOTAL 60 %                _____EACH ITEM 10% EACH

  1. Entry is historical accurate; no historical errors are evident.
  2. Shows analysis and interpretation; includes a clear topic & thesis.
  3. Demonstrates how the topic is within the historical context of that time and the context before, during and after the topic.
  4. Demonstrates wide research (and use of historical quotes)
  5. Uses available primary and secondary sources (obvious in choice of materials on exhibit)
  6. Demonstrates balanced research. While the exhibit presents a thesis about the topic, the exhibit considers alternative points of views

 

RELATION TO THEME   TOTAL 20%                  _____EACH ITEM 10% EACH

1. Clearly relates topic to theme

2. Demonstrates significance of topic in history and draws conclusions about why, how, and what impacts or results there are.

 

 

 

 

CLARITY OF PRESENTATION   TOTAL 20%      _____EACH ITEM 10%

  1. Visually appealing with materials being clear, appropriate, and organized
  2. Exhibit is original, appropriate use of artifacts and other primary sources.

 

 

 

 

 

RULES (Check if correct):  

Number of Words on Exhibit (500 word limit): ___ Includes process paper: ___  Within limits of dimensions of exhibit (100cm x 75cm x 1.5 m): __   Bibliography: ___ 

 


GHANA NATIONAL HISTORY DAY

JUDGING CRITERIA:   DOCUMENTARY

 

 

 

Historical Quality 60%        Relation to Theme 20%        Clarity of Presentation (20%)

 

JUDGING CRITERIA

TOTAL POINTS _____________

Comments (can also put on back)

WHAT ARE THE STRENGTHS?

WHAT ARE AREAS OF IMPROVEMENT?

HISTORICAL QUALITY   TOTAL 60 %                _____EACH ITEM 10% EACH

1. Entry is historical accurate; no historical errors are     evident.

2. Shows analysis and interpretation; includes a clear topic & thesis.

3. Demonstrates how the topic is within the historical context of that time and the context before, during and after the topic.

4. Demonstrates wide research (and use of historical quotes)

5. Uses available primary and secondary sources.

6. Demonstrates balanced research. While the documentary presents a thesis about the topic, the alternative points of views are considered.

 

RELATION TO THEME   TOTAL 20%                  _____EACH ITEM 10% EACH

1. Clearly relates topic to theme

2. Demonstrates significance of topic in history and draws conclusions about why, how, and what impacts or results there are.

 

 

 

 

CLARITY OF PRESENTATION   TOTAL 20%      _____EACH ITEM 10%

  1. Visually appealing with materials being clear, appropriate, and organized
  2. Documentary is original, appropriate use of primary sources.

 

 

 

 

 

RULES (Check if correct):  

Includes process paper:  ___Maintains time requirement (10 minutes maximum): ___ Bibliography: ___ Acknowledgements and brief credits at the end of documentary:___


GHANA NATIONAL HISTORY DAY

JUDGING CRITERIA:   WEBSITE

 

 

 

Historical Quality 60%        Relation to Theme 20%        Clarity of Presentation (20%)

 

JUDGING CRITERIA

TOTAL POINTS _____________

Comments (can also put on back)

WHAT ARE THE STRENGTHS?

WHAT ARE AREAS OF IMPROVEMENT?

HISTORICAL QUALITY   TOTAL 60 %                _____EACH ITEM 10% EACH

 1. Entry is historical accurate; no historical errors are evident.

2. Shows analysis and interpretation; includes a clear topic & thesis.

3. Demonstrates how the topic is within the historical context of that time and the context before, during and after the topic.

4. Demonstrates wide research (and use of historical quotes)

5. Uses available primary and secondary sources.

6. Demonstrates balanced research. While the website presents a thesis about the topic, the alternative points of views are considered.

 

RELATION TO THEME   TOTAL 20%                  _____EACH ITEM 10% EACH

1. Clearly relates topic to theme

2. Demonstrates significance of topic in history and draws conclusions about why, how, and what impacts or results there are.

 

 

 

 

CLARITY OF PRESENTATION   TOTAL 20%      _____EACH ITEM 10%

  1. Website has visual impact, uses multimedia effectively and actively involves viewer.
  2. Website, written material are original, clear, appropriate, organized and articulate.

 

 

 

 

 

RULES (Check if correct):  

Includes process paper:  ___Maintains word limit on website (1200 student composed words): ___ Bibliography:___  All visual sources and quotes from written sources are credited within the website: ___

Venue: 
Faculty Block, North Campus, Winneba (UEW)
Event Date: 
Friday, March 3, 2017