Ancient Greece

March 10, 2018 | Author: Anonymous | Category: History, European History, Renaissance (1330-1550), Feudalism
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HISTORY FACULTY

YEAR 8 ORAL RESEARCH TASK ‘Ancient Greek Personality/ Place/ Event’ Student Name: ___________________________ Class: _________ ASSESSMENT WEIGHTING: 20% of assessment grade OUTCOMES BEING ASSESSED:

4.1

describes and explains the nature of history, the main features of past societies and periods and their legacy

4.4

Identifies major periods of historical time and sequences people and events within specific periods of time 4.5 Identifies the meaning, purpose and context of historical sources 4.8 Locates, selects and organizes relevant information from a number of sources, including ICT, to conduct basic historical research. 4.10 Selects and uses appropriate oral, written and other forms, including ICT, to communicate effectively about the past.

Select ONE of the following options for this task: Place

Event

Person

Delphi Theatre Olympia Knossos Athens Sparta Crete

Persian War Ancient Olympics Battle of Marathon Trojan War (archaeology) Battle of Thermopylae Battle of Salamis

Alexander the Great Homer Socrates Archimedes Phillip II Aristotle Pericles King Leonidas

The Task: You are required to present a 2-3minute oral presentation on a significant person, place or event from Ancient Greece. This oral presentation can be done via 3 ways A) In class speech B) Speech recorded as a .wav file on C.D or USB C) Speech with images on Windows movie maker, Power Point, Prezi or any Web 2 tool ***

You will be required to submit a transcript of your speech including the bibliography on the day of your presentation.

Research your information thoroughly and check with your teacher if there is information you do not understand. In your presentation you need to explain: 1. Who/What the person (no gods) /event/place was. 2. The dates the person was alive, when the event took place or dates when place was built or discovered. 3. What is the significance (importance) of the person/ event/place to the study of Ancient Greece? (How does this tell us/add to our knowledge about Ancient Greece) 4. Make specific reference to source evidence. (Are there any primary sources about your topic, include them and talk about them in your speech) 5. Anything other interesting and relevant information you may wish to mention You must also hand in a bibliography of the sources that you have used. (At least 3-5) – 2 marks

Oral Presentation Marking Criteria RANGE

MARKING CRITERIA

8-10

Strong oral presentation including an effective introduction and conclusion, clear, confident voice, creative presentation

6-7

Competent oral presentation including an effective introduction and conclusion, clear voice with some creativity in presentation

3-5

Oral presentation which includes an introduction, conclusion, may be lacking in confidence or creativity. Would benefit from further rehearsal

1-2

Attempts oral presentation but with little confidence or creativity. Would benefit from further rehearsal before presentation. No speech

0

Transcript Marking Criteria RANGE

MARKING CRITERIA

7-8

Clearly answers the specific question about is the significance of the person/ event/place to the study of Ancient Greece with specific reference to source evidence.

5-6

Generally answers the specific question about the significance of the person/ event/place to the study of Ancient Greece with general reference to some source evidence.

3-4

Briefly answers the specific questions the significance of the person/ event/place to the study of Ancient Greece with some reference to source evidence.

1-2

Briefly answers the specific questions about the significance of the person/ event/place to the study of Ancient Greece with no reference to sources.

0

Not Attempted or Plagiarized (Copy and Paste).

Bibliography Marking Criteria RANGE

MARKING CRITERIA

2

Completed on a separate page Includes at least 1 encyclopedia, 1 internet source, 3 history books Maintains appropriate reference structure (based on example given in assessment task)

1.5

Bibliography included Includes one or two books and/or internet source Maintains appropriate reference structure (based on example given in assessment task)

1 0

Utilises only websites or only one reference Maintains mostly appropriate reference structure No reference

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