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Creating Award-Winning History Fair Projects : The Complete Handbook for Teachers, Parents, and Students - Helen Bass

Creating Award-Winning History Fair Projects

The Complete Handbook for Teachers, Parents, and Students

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Published: 1st September 2007
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Thousands of students across the nation each year participate in history fairs at the local, regional, and national level. Until now, however, these students and their parents and teachers have had to rely on their own ingenuity and skill to develop history fair projects. Creating Award-Winning History Fair Projects: The Complete Handbook for Teachers, Parents, and Students fills that gap by offering guidance on conducting historical research; tips for creating quality, award-winning projects using a historian's approach; advice for writing historically accurate papers and developing exciting, eye-catching visual projects; and tools for organizing students' research and planning their projects step-by-step.

The only comprehensive guide of its kind, Creating Award-Winning History Fair Projects also gives teachers and administrators tips for organizing and conducting history fairs at the local level to showcase their students' work. The author, an experienced regional history fair coordinator, judge, and coach, provides teachers, parents, and students everything they need to ensure blue-ribbon success!

Introductionp. xi
A Teacher's Guide to History Projectsp. 1
A Historian's Methodp. 13
Getting Startedp. 21
Researching Historical Papersp. 33
Writing Historical Papersp. 57
Constructing Visual Projectsp. 67
Organizing a History Fair or Festivalp. 103
Getting Parents Involvedp. 133
Reproducible Student Worksheetsp. 139
Answer Keys for Student Worksheetsp. 151
Sample Scripts for Performances and Trial Simulationsp. 155
Referencesp. 193
About the Authorp. 195
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ISBN: 9781593632366
ISBN-10: 1593632363
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 195
Published: 1st September 2007
Publisher: Prufrock Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 31.1 x 18.3  x 1.3
Weight (kg): 0.49