NATIONAL HISTORY DAY - River Ridge High School

NATIONAL HISTORY DAY - River Ridge High School

NATIONAL HISTORY DAY River Ridge Middle School History Fair Welcome The goal of tonight is to provide parent, guardians, and students with an overview of the National History Day project, and an opportunity to ask questions and gather further information in order to assist students with this process. What is the History Fair? Educational program that engages students in grades 6-12 in the process of discovery and

interpretation of historical topics. Students produce dramatic performances, imaginative exhibitions, multimedia documentaries, and papers based on research related to the annual theme. These projects are then judged at the School, District, State, and National levels. This Years Theme 6th & 8th Grade US History

Salem Witch Trials The Three-Fifths Compromise 7th Grade Civics Rosa Parks: Sitting Down to Take a Stand Loving v. Virginia: Tragedy of Time, Triumph of Love Projects should answer How is this topic important? How is the topic relevant to the theme of

Triumph and Tragedy. How did this topic develop over time? How has this topic influenced history? How did history influence this topic? Project Categories Individual Group (No more than 5) Exhibit (Poster) Exhibit (Poster)

Performance Performance Documentary Documentary Website Website Historical Research Paper

Categories must include Title Page Title of Project, Name of Student(s), Category Process Paper (except historical paper category) How was research conducted? How was the topic and category chosen? How does the project relate to the NHD Theme? No more than 500 words Annotated Bibliography List all sources used and describe how they contributed to the development of your entry Primary & Secondary sources: minimum (depends on grade level)

Must be separated in bibliography. In addition Must be completed in MLA Format Easybib.com or my.noodletools.com Plagiarism - copying information is a crime: Cite your sources Paraphrase information, but do not copy verbatim. If found on a project: Project is disqualified Score of 0 is submitted Disciplinary actions may follow

All students will receive a copy of the General Rules for All Categories, the rules and requirements for the category they choose and a timeline. Students must adhere to the timeline given and submit items accordingly. This project is a significant grade for Quarter 2 and 3! Timeline of Due Dates Each teacher has provided (or will be providing) their

students with a timeline of due dates and pacing that can help them remain on track. If you have any questions about this, please feel free to contact your childs teacher. If you have questions or concerns Please contact your childs teacher: 6th grade: Ms. Grubbs [email protected] Mrs. Murtha [email protected] Mrs. McQuatters [email protected] 7th grade:

8 th grade: Mr. Coffin [email protected] [email protected] Mr. Inman Mrs. Fields [email protected] [email protected] Mrs. Schuster Mrs. Snead [email protected]

Mr. Spell [email protected] Or, Alex Astone, Assistant Principal [email protected]

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