National History Day 2016
Bay Farm Middle School participates in National History Day!
This Year's Calendar

Note: Enter these dates into your School Planner and always keep your packet available.


Date Due Assignment Points
Tues. Oct 27

 

Packet Reviewed

 Parent Meeting Scheduled

 Parent Signature

 Practice notes on sample (not final) topic

 

10
Wed. Nov 4

 

 Topic Chosen

 Public Library Card and Student ID check

 Notes from Source 1 (Secondary source from the public library website)

 

20
Thurs. Nov 12

 

 Use NoodleTools to organize note-taking and bibliography

 Begin looking for two books to read to support your project

 Email or letter address of a person to interview (keep a copy in Google Docs)

 

10
Wed. Nov 18

 

 Notes from Source 2. (from a documentary if possible)

 

 10

Wed. Dec 2

 

 Thesis statement rough draft due

 Notes from Source 3 (a primary source)

 

10

10

Wed. Dec 9

 

 Source 4: Show a primary source image (painting, cartoon, or photograph) to    analyze in class

 Notes from Source 5 (Book #1)

 

 

10

10

Wed. Dec 16

 

 Research Paper Rough Draft + Bibliography page

 

50

Wed. Jan 6

 

 

 Teacher returns Rough Draft of your Research Paper 

 Notes from Source 6 (3 quotes chosen)

 Start Annotated Bibliography

 Begin NHD project

 

6th: Be prepared to pick final project type: Board, Website, Documentary

 

10

Wed. 

Jan 13 

 

 Source 7: Show a Primary Source document (law, contract, letter, etc.) to      analyze in class 

 

6th: Source document, Show Map (in progress) Show Timeline (in progress) 

Final Thesis Statement

10
Wed. Jan 20

 

 Notes from Source 8 (Book #2)

 Final Research Paper due including bibliography

 

6th: research Outline and Bibliography Checkpoint

Map/Timeline Checkpoint

 

10
Wed. Jan 27

 

 Notes from Source 9 (periodical)

 Annotated Bibliography Check Point

 

Typed Rough Draft and Annotated Bibliography (one per project)

 Note:(Annotated means that you will adds one or two sentences describing  how it was used in the project for each citation in the bibliography)

 

 

 Annotated  Bibliography example page 

 Purdue sample annotated bibliography

 About citing images


6th: Research Outline and Annotated Bibliography Checkpoint

Map/Timeline checkpoint

Declare final project type

10
Wed. Feb 3

 

 Timeline due (created by you: one per project)

 Map due (created by you: one per project)

 

6th: Final Research Outline Due

 

10

10

Wed. Feb 10

 

 Results of your Interview (optional in 6th grade)

 

6th: Interview Results Checkpoint

Process paper Checkpoint

Last Annotated Bibliography Checkpoint

 

10

 

Thurs. Feb 18

 

 

 Process Paper with Title Page (one per project)

 Final Annotated Bibliography

 

10

10

 

Wed. Feb 24

 

 Finished Project Due 200

 

Wed. Feb 25

 

 Bay Farm History Fair Display Night

Rooms: P6-7-8-10-11

 

 

Tues. Mar 1

 

 Bay Farm Competition/Judging  

 

Sat. Mar 7 

 

 Winners Names to County  

 Sat

March 19

 County Competition at the Oakland Museum Ex Cr
June

 

 State finals in Sacramento

 

 

 

 

 Nationals in Washington DC