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National History Day Resources

National History Day is a national and international competition designed to bring out the historian in all of us.

Resources for Implementing History Day 

What is National History Day? video

2021 Theme Book: Communication in History

2021 Theme Video: Communication in History

Rule Book

Introducing National History Day 

Understanding the Theme

Choosing a Topic

Writing a Thesis

Process Paper and Annotated Bibliograpy

Avoiding Plagiarism 

Time Management

 2014 National History Day Gold Medal in the Senior Individual Documentary Category, Emma Grace Thompson