History Day Guidelines - Amerika Samoa Humanities Council

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Teacher’s Orientation
WELCOME!
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Thank you for supporting National
History Day through the American
Samoa History Day. We appreciate
your involvement and participation as
a History Day School every year. (And
the students appreciate your efforts
too!)
LOGISTICAL DETAILS
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 Before we get into our objectives here are some
logistical details that you’ll want to know today:
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Process Papers & Entry Forms due February 21, 2014
Website entries locked on March 24th
Elementary Island-Wide Competition - April 10, 2014
Secondary Island-Wide Competition – April 11, 2014
Award Ceremony – April 12, 2014
Venue for Island-Wide – TBA
May submit 1 or 2 entries per category for the IslandWide Competition.
2013-2014 Theme
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 This year’s theme is “Rights And Responsibilities in History”.
 Your best sources of information – www.nhd.org,
www.ashcouncil.org, www.facebook.com/ashcouncil,
[email protected]
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Theme sheet
Sample topics / See Local Sample topics handouts
Competition rules
Curriculum Book (download from NHD Website)
How NHD correlates to the Common Core State Standards for
Literacy in History/Social Studies.
GENERAL IDEAS FOR LOCAL TOPICS (suggestions only)
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O LE ALA LE PULE O LE TAUTUA: FAMILY RIGHTS IN ELECTING MATAI.
WWII: MALIGI SAMOA
MATAI SYSTEM VS. CHRISTIANITY
SAMOAN LANGUAGE IN WRITTEN FORM
WHAT IS OUR RIGHT CONCERNING A OFFICIAL LANGUAGE: SAMOAN OR
ENGLISH
6. MAU MOVEMENT IN AMERICAN SAMOA
7. GOVERNOR TILLEY'S ORIGINAL LEGISLATION
8. COMMUNAL LAND VS. RIGHT TO OWN FREEHOLD LAND
9. DEED OF CESSION- TUTUILA 1900 AND MANU'A 1904
10. ELECTION OF LOCAL GOVERNOR/RIGHT TO DECIDE
11. ONE PARENT LEGISLATION
12. DELEGATE-AT-LARGE/ CONGRESSMAN
13. CCCAS MOVE TOWARD INDEPENDENCE FROM CCCS
14. POLITICAL STATUS: UNINCORPORATED AND UNORGANIZED
15. ESTABLISHMENT OF THE LOCAL LEGISLATURE
16. BEING A U.S. TERRITORY ENTAILS RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
17. AMERICANIZATION OF AM. SAMOA: WHO’S PROTECTING WHOM?
18. WOMENS' ISSUES
19. NURSES SCHOOL
20. WOMEN IN EDUCATION
21. VILLAGE COUNCIL VS. LOCAL GOVERNMENT
22. AMERICAN SAMOA CONSTITUTION
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Getting Started
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 Understand the Rules and Theme
 All rules apply except group requirement (max of 3
students) is permitted for our local competition
 Choose a Topic
 Research
 Presentation
General Rules
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 Entry must relate clearly to the theme,
 Note that the maximum number of students in a
group is 3 Not 5 as permitted by NHD
 Contest participation permits student to participate
in one entry only,
 Individual or Group Entries
 Development Requirements – original, researched
and developed in current school year, revising an
entry used before by you or another student is a
disqualification,
General Rules (con’t)
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 Construction of Entry – student is responsible for the
research, design, and creation of own entry,
 Contest Day Set Up – student is responsible for
setting up equipment, take down of props,
 Supplying equipment – student responsible for
providing equipment, check with coordinator,
 Be prepared to answer judges’ questions, let it guide
you through the interview
General Rules (con’t)
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 Costumes that are related to the focus of project are
not permitted , except in the performance category,
 Weapons, firearms, animals, and items potentially
dangerous in any way are prohibited,
 Entry must have a title that is clearly visible on all
written materials.
Required Written
Materials
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 A title page
 A process paper
 Annotated Bibliography
 TITLE PAGE:
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-First page of written materials
-include only title of entry
-Student name(s)
-contest division and category
Written Materials con’t
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 PROCESS PAPER:
-required for all categories except the Historical Paper
-description of entry in 500 words or less
-how you chose your topic
-how research was conducted
-how presentation category was selected and how you
created your project,
 -how the project related to the theme
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Written Materials Con’t
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 ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY:
 -required for all categories
 -list only sources that contributed to the development of
entry
 -must explain how you used the source and how it helped
you understand the topic
 -annotations of websites should describe who sponsors the
site
 -separate primary and secondary sources
 -use the APA or Turabian Manual for style for citations
 -failure to acknowledge/credit sources in bibliography is
plagiarism
Contest Participation
 Students must register
for the Island Wide
Competition by submitting paper entry forms to
the ASHC Office ,
 Meet specific deadlines, and follow procedures
established by the contest coordinator.
 Schools may enter two entries per contest category
 Individual students and groups must be present for
an entry to be judged.
RESEARCH PAPERtraditional way of presenting historical reseach
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-conform with all general rules and category rules,
Must be grammatically correct and well written,
1500 – 2500 word limit
Citations –footnotes, endnotes, or internal documentation
are required
 Must be typed, computer printed, or legibly handwritten
in ink on plain, white 8.5 x 11-inch paper with 1-inch
margins on all sides,
 Number pages, and double spaced with writing on one
side,
 Submit four copies by deadline
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Exhibit Category Rules
a visual
representation of research and interpretation of topic’s significance in
history.
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 Size – no larger than 40 inches wide, 30 inches deep,
and 6 feet high. Would include any stand that you
create. Circular exhibits must be no more than 30
inches in diameter.
 Media devices – any media device must not run for 3
minutes and are subject to the 500 word limit.
 A 500 word limit applies to all text created by the
student
Performance Category
Rules-
a dramatic portrayal of your topic’s significance in
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history , must be original in production.
 Time Requirement not to exceed 10 minutes in length. 5
minutes to set up and 5 minutes to take down props.
 Performance Introduction – only the title and the names
of the performers prior to the start of performance.
 Use of media devices are permitted but must be student
run at all times.
 Script for the performance are not part of the written
material submitted to the judges.
 Costumes must be of your own design, choice of fabrics,
etc. may rent a costume.
Documentary Category
Rules - should reflect ability to use audiovisual
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equipment to communicate topic’s significance
 Time Requirement – 10 minutes to present, 5 minutes to
set up and 5 minutes to take down.
 Announce only the title of project and names of
presenters.
 Student is required to run all equipment.
 Entry must be original production.
 Provide acknowledgements and credits for all sources at
the end of documentary. This list of credit counts toward
the 10 minutes.
 If using computer student must be able to run the
program within the 10 minute time limit.
We Site Category Rules most interactive of the categories
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 Collection of web pages interconnected by
hyperlinks,
 Presents secondary and primary sources,
 Incorporated textual and non-textual descriptions,
interpretations, and sources to engage and inform
the viewers,
 READ THE CATEGORY RULES IN RULE BOOK –
obtain from www.nhd.org
THANK YOU!!!
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Thank you again from everyone at the Amerika Samoa Humanities
Council, American Samoa Department of Education, and the National
History Day Program in Maryland!
HAVE A PROSPEROUS SCHOOL YEAR….

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