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Teacher Guide to National History Day (PDF)

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National History Day Resources

Classroom Materials for NHD

Introduce students to resources and research techniques with this Power Point and supporting worksheet.

National History Day in Wisconsin

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NHD Research

Learn where to go to research your National History Day in Wisconsin topic.
Contest Information

Learn the process and get sample templates and schedules for conducting a National History Day event at your school.

Read an overview of the NHD competition cycle

General Information

Regional Contest Dates and Forms

For regional event or local activity information, please select and contact the regional coordinator for your county.

Theme and Topic Information

NHD Annual Theme

Read an overview of the annual theme, its scope, and how it relates to sample topics.

NHD Teacher Essentials

See a list of over 50 sample topics to help spark ideas for a project.

Student Guides to National History Day

Get inspired to select a Wisconsin topic for your National History Day project

NHD Competitions

Special awards are offered by sponsoring institutions. See a list of topics for this year’s competitions.
Standards Correlation

Meeting the Standards with NHD

See the connections between National History Day and Common Core standards

Meeting the Standards with NHD

See how National History Day can help you to meet a breadth of standards.

General Information

Benefits of Participation in NHD

National History Day in Wisconsin

Learn the benefits for teachers and students when they participate in National History Day

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