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The Premier’s Q150
History Competition
2009
Sponsored by
The Premier’s Department
and
Queensland History Teachers’ Association
Topic: Queensland History
This year, QHTA, in conjunction with the
Premier’s Department, is conducting a special
competition to celebrate Queensland’s 150th
birthday.
Students in Queensland primary and
secondary schools are eligible to enter this
competition.
Each school may submit no more than four
entries in each section, primary and secondary.
This means that schools will need to conduct a
pre-judging before submitting their chosen
entries.
Entries should be posted to:
Michelle Brown,
Albany Creek SHS
PO Box 40,
Albany Creek Q 4035
Prizes:
Primary Winner:
$350 winning student
$100 winning school
Secondary Winner:
$350 to winning student
$100 to winning school
Special prize:
an extra $100 to the winner if the winning
entry relates to indigenous Queensland history
If there are no winning entries relating to
indigenous history then the extra $100 will be
divided equally between the primary school
winner and the secondary school winner.
Conditions
The entry must be based on Queensland
history. Students who include a significant
component of Queensland history into a
response in a wider context will also qualify. It
will be up to the judges to decide what
constitutes a significant component.
Please clearly mark the envelope Entries for
the 2009 Premier’s Q150 History
Competition
CLOSING DATE:
All entries must arrive by 18 September
2009.
ALL WRITTEN ENTRIES FROM
SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN THIS
COMPETITON MAY ALSO BE
ENTERED IN THE QHTA HISTORICAL
WRITING COMPETITION. SCHOOLS
MUST SEND TWO COPIES AND MARK
EACH ACCORDINGLY.
Written genre:
Written responses must be identified as a
specific genre, eg essay, letter, newspaper
article. They must also be individual
responses.
LENGTH:
Entries can be in a written genre or a
multimedia response. Please read carefully the
requirements for each kind of response further
on.
Year 4 and below
Years 5 to 7
Year 8
200 – 400 words
400 – 600 words
500 – 800 words
600 – 1000 words
800 – 1200 words
1000 – 1500 words
1200 – 2000 words
Year 9
Year 10
Year 11
Year 12
A multimedia response should require no more
than 5 minutes to view.
1. All entries must be received by Friday,
18th September, 2009. Entries received
after this date will not be included in the
judging.
2. Entries MUST have a title page attached
which includes the following:
Multimedia
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May be an individual or group entry (4 people
maximum)
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A multimedia presentation can be given using
CD or DVD. It may take any format (website,
DVD or PowerPoint for example) but must be
submitted in a self-contained manner
supported by appropriate software; it must be
ready for viewing by the judges. The
presentation should reflect your ability to use
multimedia as a communication tool that
outlines the relevance and significance of your
research. The presentation must be an original
composition although it may make use of
existing multimedia material.
Your presentation should include primary
materials, but should also be an original
composition. Presentations will be judged by
the quality of the historical scholarship they
display.
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The student's name and year level
The question or hypothesis being
addressed in the entry
The school's name, address, phone and
fax numbers
The name of the student's teacher (for
purposes of contact)
The following statement:
“I hereby declare that this submitted entry is
the original work of the entrant, to the extent
that no more than usual guidance was provided
by others.”
This statement must be signed by the student
and by the student's teacher, parent or
guardian.
3. Entries submitted will not be returned as
the cost of mailing is prohibitive. Copies
should be submitted instead of the
original. After the judging, winners may
be asked to supply their entries on disk
or by email.
Your entry
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May be an individual or group entry
(maximum of four in any one group).
Your entry must be submitted with
appropriate software to run the entry.
No time will be spent resolving
technical issues.
May be in CD or DVD format.
Must be succinct, a maximum of 5
minutes (primary) and 10 minutes
(secondary) will be spent viewing the
entry and its components.
A bibliography must be included.
Entries must be student produced and
presented, no external assistance is
allowable at any stage of the
multimedia presentation's
development or display.
Conditions of Entry
Judging Sheet
For primary schools, the judging
information provided for the National
History Challenge will be applied. These are
outlined below.
Is the entry
Historically accurate
Using a range of different sources and
information
Using both primary and secondary sources
where appropriate
Showing an empathetic understanding of the
period
Using the evidence and information to create
an effective argument
Does the entry
Clearly relate to the theme in the historical
context
Show a personal understanding of and
involvement in the theme
Have a clear and logical organisation and
structure
Effectively communicates its ideas
Have a bibliography
within the production, there must be some
other place, such as end notes or
appendices, where effective evaluation is
evident.
Length
Entries which exceed or do not meet the
stipulated length will not be judged.
Relevance
The entry must address the stated question.
Communication
The entry, whether written or multimedia,
should be a logical, cohesive and fluently
developed response which allows the widely
accepted conventions of the chosen genre or
uses the various elements of the chosen
software effectively. The language which is
used must reflect an appropriate level of
sophistication and be free from mechanical
errors.
Content
The entry must deal with appropriate historical
facts, concepts and opinions. It should be free
from factual errors and unsupported assertions.
Presentation
Written submission should be word processed
where appropriate and should use one and a
half spacing or be clear, neat and legible.
For Secondary Schools, the criteria are the
same as those for the QHTA Historical
writing competition.
Research
There should be considerable evidence of
substantial reading about the topic from an
appropriately comprehensive range of sources.
At Years 11 and 12 in particular this should
include both primary and secondary sources.
The manner of referencing and format of the
bibliography must be consistent, accurate and
appropriate to the genre.
Critical use of Sources
For Years 11 and 12 entries, the student must
use evidence in a manner which displays
her/his ability to critically and effectively
analyse, interpret and evaluate sources in the
process of addressing the stated question. For
multimedia entries, where evaluation
opportunities may not occur naturally
Length
Entries which exceed or do not meet the
stipulated length will not be judged.
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