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OVER

HISTORICAL QUALITY – 80%

EXEMPLARY PROFICIENT DEVELOPING NOVICE NOT EVIDENT

HISTORICAL
ARGUMENT
(THESIS OR

CLAIM)

� Historical argument
is consistently supported
by analysis and evidence.

� Historical argument
is mostly supported by
analysis and evidence.

� Historical argument is
somewhat supported by
analysis and evidence.

� Historical argument
is supported by minimal
analysis or evidence.

THEME

� Annual theme is
consistently clear and
connected to the topic
in the project and
argument.

� Annual theme
is mostly clear and
connected to the topic
in the project and
argument.

� Annual theme is
somewhat clear and
connected to the topic
in the project and
argument.

� Annual theme has
minimal clarity and the
connection to the topic
in the project and
argument is unclear.

WIDE
RESEARCH

� Bibliography includes
an extensive variety
of types of available
sources.

� Bibliography includes
a sufficient variety
of types of available
sources.

� Bibliography includes
a moderate variety
of types of available
sources.

� Bibliography
includes a limited
variety of types of
available sources.

PRIMARY
SOURCES

� Primary sources
consistently support the
historical argument.

� Primary sources
mostly support the
historical argument.

� Primary sources
somewhat support the
historical argument.

� Primary sources
are present but do not
necessarily support the
historical argument.

HISTORICAL
CONTEXT

� Relevant connections
to the topic’s time and
place are consistently
made and analyzed.

� Relevant connections
to the topic’s time and
place are mostly made
and analyzed.

� Relevant connections
to the topic’s time and
place are somewhat
made and analyzed.

� Relevant connections
to the topic’s time and
place are limited.

MULTIPLE
PERSPECTIVES

� Varied perspectives
are consistently included
throughout the project.

� Varied perspectives
are mostly included
throughout the project.

� Varied perspectives
are somewhat included
throughout the project.

� Varied perspectives
are included in a limited
way.

HISTORICAL
ACCURACY

� Historical information
is consistently accurate,
credible, and without
critical omissions.

� Historical information
is mostly accurate,
credible, and without
critical omissions.

� Historical information
is somewhat accurate,
credible, and without
critical omissions.

� Historical information
has limited accuracy,
credibility, or critical
omissions that impede
understanding.

SIGNIFICANCE
IN HISTORY

� The impact of the
topic is consistently
analyzed in the
conclusion.

� The impact of the
topic is mostly analyzed
in the conclusion.

� The impact of the
topic is somewhat
analyzed in the
conclusion.

� The impact of the
topic is mentioned.

STRENGTHS & AREAS FOR IMPROVEMENT

PAPER

OVER

CLARITY OF PRESENTATION – 20%

EXEMPLARY PROFICIENT DEVELOPING NOVICE NOT EVIDENT

WRITTEN
MATERIAL

� Text is consistently
clear, concise, free
of grammatical or
mechanical errors, and
appropriate to the topic.

� Text is mostly
clear, concise, free
of grammatical or
mechanical errors, and
appropriate to the topic.

� Text is somewhat
clear, concise, free
of grammatical or
mechanical errors, and
appropriate to the topic.

� Text contains
major grammatical or
mechanical errors that
impede understanding.
Text has limited
appropriateness to the
topic.

TECHNICAL

� Citations are
consistently written in an
NHD-approved format.

� Citations are mostly
written in an NHD-
approved format.

� Citations are
sometimes written in an
NHD-approved format.

� Citations are not
written in an NHD-
approved format.

� Citations consistently
credit quotations and
paraphrased information.

� Citations mostly
credit quotations and
paraphrased information.

� Citations sometimes
credit quotations and
paraphrased information.

� Citations rarely
credit quotations and
paraphrased information.

STUDENT VOICE

� Student analysis is
consistently clear and
balanced between their
own words/ideas and
supporting evidence.

� Student analysis
is mostly clear and
balanced between their
own words/ideas and
supporting evidence.

� Student analysis is
somewhat clear and
balanced between their
own words/ideas and
supporting evidence.

� Student analysis is
limited in clarity and
balance between their
own words/ideas and
supporting evidence.

Paper is 1,500 to 2,500 words.  Yes  No

Entry includes citations.  Yes  No

Process Paper is submitted.  Yes  No

Process Paper word count is listed on the Title Page.  Yes  No

Annotated Bibliography is submitted.  Yes  No

Annotated Bibliography is separated into primary and secondary sources.  Yes  No

Annotations do not exceed two to three sentences.  Yes  No

Any included appendices are cited in the body of the paper; appendices are limited.  Yes  No  Not applicable

QUICK QUOTE

Approximately 250 words