Download and save to history fair folder in drive. Files can convert to google docs.
History Fair calendar of due dates
Why Do History Fair?
-historyfair_intro_pp.pptxHistory Fair students perform better on standardized tests; gain better research and critical thinking skills; and have a better interest in history and civic engagement.Students may choose their own topic based on what's important to them that is related to Chicago or Illinois history.
Please review the introduction power-point.
Where Can Students Find Primary and Secondary Sources?
By starting at the National History Day website at www.nationalhistoryday.org, students can
connect to great online resources, including many online primary sources. Within the National
History Day home page are links to:
The National Archives and Records Administration
The Library of Congress
The Smithsonian Institution
History Education Resources
U.S. Holocaust Museum
Sites devoted to history research:
Primary Source Materials:
www.ourdocuments.gov – collection of U.S. history documents
* Wikipedia is not a reliable source for History Day research and should not be used