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National History Day Projects


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Slides from a workshop with k-12 educators on using the resources in the Seeds of Change: The Daily Reflector Image Collection <http: /> in National History Day projects

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National History Day Projects

  2. 2. Overview <ul><li>About National History Day </li></ul><ul><li>Project Process </li></ul><ul><li>Examples </li></ul><ul><li>Themes and the Daily Reflector Image Collection </li></ul><ul><li>Hands-On-Activity </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>HTTP://WWW.NATIONALHISTORYDAY.ORG / </li></ul>About National History Day
  4. 4. <ul><li>Project based curriculum and instruction </li></ul><ul><li>Engages students </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Research </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Writing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Product development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Technology use </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Personal skills </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Choose a historic topic </li></ul><ul><li>Conduct primary and secondary source research </li></ul><ul><li>Analyze and interpret your sources </li></ul><ul><li>Draw a conclusion about the significance of your topic </li></ul><ul><li>Present your work </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>In the Spring </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Enter local NHD contest </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Winners to State NHD contest </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>State winners go on to the Kenneth E. Behring National History Day Contest at the University of Maryland at College Park in June. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Video about NHD from the History Channel </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Project Process
  8. 8. Getting Started
  9. 11. Rules and Evaluation <ul><li>Information about creating an entry, the rules, and evaluation materials is found here: </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  10. 12. <ul><li>A DOCUMENTARY </li></ul><ul><li>AND A PERFORMANCE </li></ul><ul><li>2009 THEME- THE INDIVIDUAL IN HISTORY: ACTIONS AND LEGACIES </li></ul>Examples
  11. 13. The video was created for the Junior Group Documentary.
  12. 14. Laura Holmes presenting &quot;By Deeds Not Words, Alice Paul's Militant Fight For Women's Suffrage&quot;
  13. 15. Examples <ul><li>Documentary URL </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Performance URL </li></ul>
  14. 16. <ul><li>NATIONAL HISTORY DAY PROJECTS ARE BASED UPON THEMES IN HISTORY. </li></ul><ul><li>THE DAILY REFLECTOR IMAGES REFLECT THEMES IN LIFE FROM 1949-1967 </li></ul>Themes and the Daily Reflector Image Collection
  15. 17. <ul><li>Daily Reflector Images </li></ul><ul><li>National History Day </li></ul><ul><li>Community Organizations & Celebrations </li></ul><ul><li>Economics </li></ul><ul><li>Education </li></ul><ul><li>Medicine & Health Care </li></ul><ul><li>Natural Disasters & the Environment </li></ul><ul><li>Politics & Government </li></ul><ul><li>Social & Family Life </li></ul><ul><li>Urban Development </li></ul><ul><li>2010 Innovation in History: Impact and Change </li></ul><ul><li>2009 The Individual in History: Actions and Legacies </li></ul>Themes
  16. 18. Hands-On-Activity <ul><li>Narrowing topics aligned to the NHD theme and the Daily Reflector Image Collection </li></ul><ul><li>Using the process suggested by the NHD organization, produce topics for NHD projects that incorporate primary source images from the Daily Reflector Image Collection </li></ul><ul><li>Work individually to produce two narrowed topics </li></ul><ul><li>Formula Template </li></ul>
  17. 19. <ul><li>Formula </li></ul><ul><li>Example </li></ul><ul><li>Theme: </li></ul><ul><li>Interest: </li></ul><ul><li>Topic: </li></ul><ul><li>Issue: </li></ul><ul><li>Theme: Rights and Responsibilities in History </li></ul><ul><li>Interest: Native Americans </li></ul><ul><li>Topic: Treaty Rights </li></ul><ul><li>Issue: 1788 Fort Schuyler Treaty </li></ul>Process for Narrowing Topics Based On Theme
  18. 20. Formula Template <ul><li>Theme: 2010 Innovation in History: Impact and Change </li></ul><ul><li>Interest: </li></ul><ul><li>Topic: </li></ul><ul><li>Issue: </li></ul><ul><li>Image URLs from Daily Reflector Image Collection: </li></ul>
  19. 21. Video for Students on Defining Thesis Statement