Ancient Greece

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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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