NHD: Turning Points in History. People, Ideas, Events. Topic Guidelines. Nothing gross or tasteless No events after 1997 You have to like the topic Must focus on a single time period. How should I think about the topic?. What influenced this turning point in history?
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Nothing gross or tasteless
No events after 1997
You have to like the topic
Must focus on a single time period
What influenced this turning point in history?
What was going on during this turning point?
What did the turning point later influence?
Find 5 possible topics you are interested in.
What's available for my potential topics?
Individual (Due September 21st ) (major grade)
List 3 Print Resources per topic
List 3 Online Resources per topic
Create an annotated bibliography for all resources (30 total.)
What topic do I want to research?
Group/ Individual (due Sept. 28) (daily grade)
Give a one paragraph description of the topic and how it was a turning point.
IF a group, then list all group members.
How does the topic fit into history?
Group/Individual (due Oct. 5th) (daily grade)
Complete Topic Analysis Sheet
What do experts know about my topic?
Group/Individual (due Oct. 19) (daily grade)
Who would be good to interview?
Ask questions that you can't find answers to anywhere else.
10 Questions due.
How will I present my research?
Group/ Individual (due Nov. 9th) (daily grade)
Why is this a good way to present my topic?
Group/Individual (due Nov 16th) (major grade)
Annotated Bibliography of primary and secondary sources
Thesis: How does it fit the theme?
Process Paper: How did I make this project?
What is this project going to look like?
Group/ Individual (Due Dec. 7th)(major grade)
ALL words that will appear in your project
Sketch of exhibit, outline of paper, sketch of website, or storyboard of performance or documentary