Has knowledge of the people, history, and traditions that have shaped our local communities, our nation, and the world.
Identify key time periods in United States History as well as the people and events involved.
Has knowledge of our nation’s founding documents, civic institutions, and political processes.
Is aware of issues and events that have an impact on people at local, state, national, and global levels.
Asks meaningful questions and is able to analyze and evaluate information and ideas.
Can write with a historical perspective and knows how to conduct research as a historian.
Build an academic vocabulary relating to United States History.
Illinois history fair information can be found at http://www.illinoishistory.gov/illinoishistoryfair.htm
History Fair due dates:
August 26- Introduction to Project. Topic due Sept. 2
Septemeber 2- Collect Topics. Introduce source cards. Five source cards due Sept. 12
September 7- Return Topics with feedback. Introduce thesis. Thesis statement due September 12
September 12- Check thesis and source cards for grade. Peer revision of thesis statement and peer evaluation of sources worksheet due in class. Five more source cards due Sept. 19
September 19- Go over how to do note cards. First 10 note cards due Sept. 26
September 26- Collect first ten note cards.
September 30 - Hand back first ten cards with feedback. 30 notecards due Oct. 7
75 note cards due Oct. 19
October 7- Bring note cards and source cards to class. Outline and introductory paragraphs due Oct. 14.
October 14- Introductory paragraph and outline due.
October 17- Hand back revisions of outline and introductory paragraph. Citations assignment for homework due Oct. 19. First draft due Oct. 26
October 19-Citations assignment due. Check 75 note cards.
October 26- Collect 1st drafts. Bring second copy for peer revision.
November 9- Return first drafts. In class time for revisions and additional research. Second draft due Nov. 18
November 18- Collect 2nd draft. Discuss works cited and display board. Final copy with works cited due Dec. 5. Presentation signup.
December 5- Collect final copies.
December 14-20 Presentations