Research Paper/National History Day Project Rolla Junior High 1360 Soest Road Rolla, MO Mary Mueller, Librarian [email protected] Departments Library English Social Studies Video Production Drama. Departments.
What is National History Day?NHD is a year-long education program that engages students in grades 6-12 in the process of discovery and interpretation of historical topics.
What is National History Day?Students produce dramatic performances, imaginative exhibits, multimedia documentaries and research papers based on research related to an annual theme.
What is National History Day? These projects are then evaluated at local, state, and national competitions.For more information:www.nationalhistoryday.orgState NHD organizations
First quarter:Library Skills Reviews: Electronic book searches, database searches and bibliography reviewEnglish: Grammar reviews, cause-and-effect essaysSocial Studies: Discuss NHD Students do pretest
Second quarter:Library: Classes visit weekly; research, thesis statements, outlinesEnglish: Paper organization, writingVideo Production: Begin planning and complete storyboards for documentariesPosttest: Semester final
Third quarter:Social Studies: Classes supervise NHD entriesVideo Production: Complete scripts, create documentariesStudents: Refine papers, performances, and exhibitsBuilding Level: Open house projects are evaluatedRegional Competition: All teachers help students with projects
Starting a program:Start smallConsider state and local standardsIf you do NHD, begin with one type of entryEnlist your principal’s supportHave a good time!