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Title: National History Day


1
National History Day
  • ITS NOTS JUST A DAY,
  • ITS AN EXPERIENCE

2
What is National History Day?
  • nhd.org

3
National History Day is
  • an educational program designed to help students
    better understand history
  • a meaningful way for students to study historical
    issues, ideas, people and events

4
The students role
  • Select a topic related to the theme
  • Investigate historical context, historical
    significance, and the topics relationship to the
    theme
  • Conduct research in libraries, archives and
    museums, through oral history interviews, and by
    visiting historical sites
  • Draw conclusions and present your information

5
With History Day, students
  • Control their own learning
  • Selects topics that meet their interests and
    passions
  • Master essential life skills
  • Develop critical-thinking skills
  • Study what interests them
  • Try new things
  • Enjoy a challenge
  • Learn useful things
  • Meet interesting people
  • Choose who they work with

6
  • History Day provides a hands-on and in-depth
    approach to studying the past

7
Why History Day?
  • Consider the options

8
National History Day Exhibit
9
National History Day Documentary
10
National History Day Performance
11
National History Day Website
12
National History Day Paper
  • Paper entries can only be completed by
    individuals.

13
Want to work with a buddy? You can do that!
  • National History Day rules allow students to work
    in groups of up to five students. Experience
    suggests groups of two or three work best.
    Larger groups are considered for performances
    that may need several characters.

14
Think carefully before you join a group
  • Do you work better with a group or alone?
  • What type of people like to work with you?
  • What type of people do you like to work with?
  • What qualities make someone a good group member?
  • What kind of people do you want to avoid?
  • Will your partner work hard?

15
Parents, please help!
  • Give encouragement, support and guidance
  • Realize the main goal is strengthening skills
  • Winning is secondary
  • Make sure your child feels ownership in the
    project
  • Provide transportation
  • Make sure your child is interested in the project
  • Help your child plan ahead
  • Learn with your child

16
Debate Diplomacy Successes, Failures,
Consequences
  • 2011 Theme

17
All History Day entries must relate to the theme!
18
As you investigate your interests you may find
one particular category is most suitable for
presenting your findings. Choose the category
that will work best for you.
19
Organization is key!
  • Develop an organization system to keep track of
    your work
  • Carefully record the bibliographic information
    for all the resources you use
  • Carefully labeled note cards are superior to
    scraps of paper

20
Where can I find information?
  • Libraries
  • Historical societies and archives
  • Video stores
  • Museums
  • Family members your community
  • Community organizations

21
For more information
  • Visit the following websites for more information
    about the different aspects of History Day.
  • www.nhd.org
  • http//whmc.umsystem.edu/nhd/nhdmain.html

22
Dates to remember
  • October 14information about the theme, topic
    selection and conducting research
  • November 9information about putting your
    projects together
  • January 21History Day setup
  • January 22HMS History Day
  • February 19Regional History Day at Truman State
    University in Kirksville
  • April 9National History Day in Missouri at
    University of Missouri in Columbia
  • June 12-16National History Day at University of
    Maryland in College Park, Maryland

23
Have questions?
  • Contact your teacher
  • ttrullinger_at_hannibal.k12.mo.us
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